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VersionDistribution 100.00%

Drobo PC Backup

What is Drobo PC Backup?  (from Drobo)

Drobo PC Backup is the easiest way to back up a Windows-based PC to a Drobo. Once it’sinstalled, five clicks are all it takes to protect your valuable photos, videos, music, documents,and applications. PC Backup automatically detects and backs up incremental file changes,ensuring that your data is always protected.


Drobo PC Backup is a software program developed by Drobo. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 19 files and is usually about 23.88 MB (25,042,944 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 91% of users of Drobo PC Backup come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.drobo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\drobo\drobo pc backup
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{9FF1C879-CE67-4E8F-A0E4-13C5DE37EA75}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 23.88 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Drobo PC Backup

  • drobopcbackup.engine.exe - Drobo PC Backup
  • drobopcbackup.exe
  • drobopcbackup.service.exe
  • oopsbackup.browser.dll
  • oopsbackup.commarch.dll
  • oopsbackup.common.dll
  • oopsbackup.delta.dll
  • oopsbackup.filepreviewlib.dll
  • oopsbackup.remoting.dll
  • oopsbackup.systemcontroller.dll
  • oopsbackup.uicommon.dll
  • oopsbackup.commarch.xmlserializers.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • drobopcbackup.service.exe runs as a service named 'Drobo PC Backup Service' (DroboPCBackup.Service.exe) "Drobo PC Backup Service".
Startup File (User Run)
  • drobopcbackup.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Drobo PC Backup' and executes as C:\Program Files\Drobo\Drobo PC Backup\DroboPCBackup.exe AUTOSTART.

How do I remove Drobo PC Backup?

Quickly and completely remove Drobo PC Backup from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Drobo PC 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Drobo PC Backup, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Drobo PC Backup.

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win 8 20%
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 80.00%
Windows 8 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows 10 Home 10.00%
Windows 7 Professional 10.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.00%
Windows 8 Pro 10.00%
Windows Server 2008 R2 En... 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.91% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 90.91%
  United Kingdom 9.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 14.29%
Lenovo 14.29%
Hewlett-Packard 14.29%
Dell 14.29%
Alienware 14.29%
American Megatrends 14.29%
ASUS 14.29%
Common models
LENOVO 423946U 16.67%
HP-Pavilion NE504AV-ABA d... 16.67%
Dell PowerEdge T410 16.67%
ASUS All Series 16.67%
Alienware M17xR4 16.67%


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