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Should I remove CyberLink PowerBackup?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,857
United States Rank #8,956
Reach 0.0277%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.38 days
365.14 days >
Average installed length: 191.85 days


2.5.9729a 0.55%
2.5.9729 18.86%
2.5.9102 80.59%

Other programs by CyberLink

CyberLink PowerBackup 2.5


CyberLink PowerBackup 2.5 is a software program developed by CyberLink. The most common release is 2.5.9102, 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. The primary executable is named powerbackup.exe. The setup package generally installs about 23 files and is usually about 12.08 MB (12,662,217 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 62% of users of CyberLink PowerBackup come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cyberlink.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: 12.08 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CyberLink PowerBackup 2.5

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

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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 2.5, 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 10 49%
Win XP 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 49.45%
Windows 7 43.22%
Windows XP 4.21%
Windows Vista 3.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 22.61%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.49%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.58%
Windows 7 Professional 9.74%
Windows 8 8.82%
Windows 10 Home 6.43%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.34% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.34%
  Germany 7.56%
  India 3.71%
  South Africa 3.28%
  Japan 2.85%
  Australia 2.43%
  Peru 2.28%
  Canada 1.85%
  Hong Kong 1.00%
  New Zealand 0.86%
  Thailand 0.71%
  Belgium 0.71%
  Singapore 0.57%
  Korea 0.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.32%
Acer 16.10%
Dell 13.31%
ASUS 13.00%
Samsung 7.74%
Lenovo 6.81%
Intel 5.88%
Toshiba 4.64%
American Megatrends 0.93%
Apple 0.93%
MSI 0.62%
Common models
HP Pavilion TS Sleekbook ... 4.76%
HP ENVY TS 15 Notebook PC 4.29%
Samsung 3570R/370R/470R/4... 4.29%
HP ENVY 15 Notebook PC 3.81%
HP ENVY TS m6 Sleekbook 3.33%
ASUS All Series 2.86%

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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