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Should I remove CyberLink PowerBackup?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,659
United States Rank #3,912
Reach 0.1504%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.55 days
694.63 days >
Average installed length: 364.98 days


2.6.1120 3.31%
2.6.1018 17.23%
2.6.0619 0.07%
2.6.0402 0.17%
2.5.9729a 0.51%
2.5.9729 3.44%
2.5.9102 0.03%
2.5.8720 1.65%
2.5.6023 45.73%
2.5.6010 0.20%
2.5.5718a 0.03%
2.5.5718 2.29%
2.5.5529 4.18%
2.5.5520 0.13%
2.5.4511 14.60%
2.5.4216 0.03%
2.5.3425 4.32%
2.5.2702 1.42%
2.5.1305a 0.61%
2.5 0.03%

Typically installed together

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CyberLink PowerBackup

What is CyberLink PowerBackup?  (from CyberLink)

The Safest Way to Protect Your Valuable Data. PowerBackup archives files, folders and application data, including or excluding files with advanced filtering. PowerBackup also schedules automatic backups for important data, restores data using the independent restorer utility, saves archiving time with Stream-to-Disc te...  Read more


CyberLink PowerBackup is a software program developed by CyberLink. The most common release is 2.5.6023, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named powerbackup.exe. The setup package generally installs about 24 files and is usually about 11.97 MB (12,552,880 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 43% of users of CyberLink PowerBackup come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Japan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cyberlink.com/products/powerbackup/overview_en_US.html?&r=1
Help link: support.gocyberlink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerBackup
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{ADD5DB49-72CF-11D8-9D75-000129760D75}\Setup.exe" -uninstall
Estimated size: 11.97 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CyberLink PowerBackup

Program executable:powerbackup.exe
CyberLink PowerBackup
Path:C:\Program Files\cyberlink\powerbackup\powerbackup.exe
Additional files:
  • EvoParser.dll - Cyberlink Product Evolution Parser DLL
  • CBS.dll - Cyberlink Burning Service (CBS)
  • RestoreTool.exe - PowerBackup RestoreTool (CyberLink PowerBackup RestoreTool)
  • CLDrvChk.exe - CyberLink CLDrvChk (CLDrvChk)
  • PBKRC.dll - PowerBackup (CyberLink PowerBackup)
  • PBKScheduler.exe - PowerBackup Scheduler
  • HwCtrlMgr.dll - HwCtrlMgr
  • XTP8610Libu.dll (by Codejock Software)
  • dunzip32.dll (by Inner Media) - DynaZIP-32 Multi-Threading UnZIP DLL
  • dzip32.dll (by Inner Media) - DynaZIP Multi-Threading Zip DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PowerBackup.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D389DF2B-DAF0-48F5-A919-4BE94BC21A7E}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • PBKScheduler.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named '{1290A33C-85F5-4164-A1BE-7DD299D4986A}' and executes as "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerBackup\PBKScheduler.EXE".

How do I remove CyberLink PowerBackup?

You can uninstall CyberLink PowerBackup 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 CyberLink PowerBackup, 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 CyberLink PowerBackup.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.43%
Windows 10 22.99%
Windows XP 3.71%
Windows Vista 2.87%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.96%
Windows 7 Professional 17.07%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.50%
Windows 10 Home 4.47%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.20%
Windows 10 Pro 3.86%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.42% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.42%
  Germany 14.03%
  Japan 7.94%
  United Kingdom 6.29%
  France 3.32%
  Australia 2.81%
  Canada 2.35%
  Italy 2.07%
  Austria 1.87%
  Netherlands 1.11%
  Brazil 1.02%
  Switzerland 1.02%
  Belgium 0.96%
  Finland 0.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.12%
Hewlett-Packard 16.93%
Acer 14.36%
ASUS 7.71%
Intel 5.67%
Medion 4.43%
Samsung 3.90%
Lenovo 2.30%
American Megatrends 1.60%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.17%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.77%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.83%
Gigabyte H67MA-USB3-B3 2.64%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.64%
MSI MS-7681 2.08%

About CyberLink

CyberLink is a digital entertainment & multimedia products application whose products include video editing application, media middle application, a multimedia application suite, DVD authoring application, picture organizer & viewers & optical disc authoring application.
Publisher URL: www.cyberlink.com


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