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Should I remove CyberDefender Online Backup?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
56% remove it44% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #40,433
United States Rank #22,475
Reach 0.0024%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 200.44 days
1025.52 days >
Average installed length: 538.83 days


1.0.1 100.00%

CyberDefender Online Backup


CyberDefender Online Backup is a software program developed by CyberDefender. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 24 files and is usually about 34.66 MB (36,346,445 bytes). The installed file CyberDefenderUpdater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: CyberDefender
URL: dist.vaultservices.net/cyberdefender/download/32-bit
Help link: dist.vaultservices.net/cyberdefender/support/support.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CyberDefender\CyberDefender Online Backup\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{F2C39D09-4AE1-4894-BB25-E127201788E6}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 34.66 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by CyberDefender Online Backup

  • ConfigureExplorerPlugins.exe - CyberDefender Online Backup (ConfigureExplorerPlugins 1.0.1 © CyberDefender, Inc, 2011)
  • CyberDefender.exe - CyberDefender 1.0.1 © CyberDefender, Inc, 2008
  • CyberDefender-MappedDrive.exe - CyberDefender-MappedDrive 1.0.1 © CyberDefender, Inc, 2009
  • CyberDefender-Service.exe - CyberDefender-Service 1.0.1 © CyberDefender, Inc, 2010
  • Map as Network Drive.exe - Map as Network Drive 1.0.1 © CyberDefender, Inc, 2009
  • Run As Windows Service.exe - Run As Windows Service 1.0.1 © CyberDefender, Inc, 2010
  • CyberDefenderUpdater.exe (by Caphyon LTD) - Advanced Updater
  • atl100.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 10 (ATL Module for Windows)
  • mfc100.dll (by Microsoft) - MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version
  • msvcr100.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • diff.exe
  • dosdev.exe - Display DOS Device Names
  • FileSystemWatcher.dll
  • IconOverlay.dll
  • IconOverlay-64bit.dll
  • jdic.dll (by JDesktop Integration Components (JDIC) Project) - JDesktop Integration Components (JDIC) (JDesktop Integration Components binary)
  • jre-6u23-windows-i586-iftw-rv.exe (by Sun Microsystems) - Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U23 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)
  • RefreshExplorer.exe
  • RightClickMenu.dll - CyberDefender Explorer Plugin (CtxMenu DLL)
  • RightClickMenu-64bit.dll
  • tray.dll (by JDesktop Integration Components (JDIC) Project)
  • vcredist_x64_2005.exe - Win32 Cabinet Self-Extractor
  • vshadow.exe
  • vshadowXP.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • CyberDefender-Service.exe runs as a service named 'CyberDefender-Service' (CyberDefender-Service.exe) "CyberDefender-Service".
  • CyberDefender-MappedDrive.exe runs as a service named 'CyberDefender-MappedDrive' (CyberDefender-MappedDrive.exe) "CyberDefender-MappedDrive".

How do I remove CyberDefender Online Backup?

You can uninstall CyberDefender Online Backup from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program CyberDefender Online Backup, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove CyberDefender Online Backup.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win Vista (SP1) 4%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 56%
Keep it 44%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.42%
Windows Vista 25.00%
Windows 10 8.33%
Windows XP 6.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 55.32%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.89%
Windows Vista Home Basic 8.51%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.38%
Windows 10 Home 4.26%
Windows 8.1 4.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.78%
Acer 17.78%
Dell 13.33%
Toshiba 8.89%
ASUS 6.67%
Lenovo 6.67%
Gateway 6.67%
Intel 2.22%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.67%
Dell Inspiron 530 4.44%
TOSHIBA Satellite P755 2.22%
TOSHIBA Satellite L505D 2.22%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655D 2.22%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 2.22%

Publisher URL: www.cyberdefender.com


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