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EarthLink Online Backup

What is EarthLink Online Backup?  (from EarthLink)

Access your files and take your media everywhere you go with EarthLink Online Backup. Automatically backs up files to prevent data loss. Back up & sync multiple devices to your personal storage space.


EarthLink Online Backup is a software program developed by EarthLink. The primary executable is named DigiData.Host.exe. The setup package generally installs about 31 files and is usually about 16.59 MB (17,397,677 bytes). The installed file DigiData.Services.Update.Client.dll 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 those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.earthlink.net/software/staysafe.faces?tab=onlinebackup&goID=go:onlinebackup
Help link: www.earthlink.net/go/onlinebackup
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\EarthLink Online Backup\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{829A04FE-885B-4BF1-9833-5F00B291DEBF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 16.59 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by EarthLink Online Backup

Program executable:DigiData.Host.exe
Name:Online Backup
Path:C:\Program Files\EarthLink Online Backup\DigiData.Host.exe
Additional files:
  • DigiData.Services.Update.Client.dll (by DigiData) - DigiData Application Update Service (DigiData.Services.Update.Client)
  • DigiData.Services.Update.Common.dll (by DigiData) - DigiData.Services.Update.Common
  • DigiData.Synchronization.Common.dll - Digidata.Synchronization.Common
  • DigiData.AppUpgradeMigration.dll - DigiData.AppUpgradeMigration
  • DigiData.Applications.Help.dll (by Digi-Data) - DigiData.Applications.Help
  • DigiData.AppCustomConfig.dll - DigiData.AppCustomConfig
  • DigiData.Authentication.dll - DigiData.Authentication
  • DigiData.dll - DigiData Applications (DigiData)
  • DigiData.UserSettings.dll - DigiData.UserSettings
  • DigiData.VaultProvider.dll - Digidata.MSFProvider
  • DigiData.Security.dll - Digidata.Security
  • Digidata.Themes.dll - Digidata.Themes
  • DigiData.ServiceLib.dll - ServiceLibrary
  • DigiData.Host.exe - Online Backup
  • Gurock.SmartInspect.dll (by Gurock Software GmbH) - SmartInspect
  • DigiData.Synchronization.dll - Application
  • DigiData.ApplicationLib.dll - PC5Library
  • OnlineBackup.Common.dll - Common
  • DigiData.Config.dll
  • LogicNP.FolderView.WPF.dll
  • LogicNP.ShellObjects.WPF.dll
  • TaskScheduler.dll (by Dennis Austin) - Task Scheduler Class Library

How do I remove EarthLink Online Backup?

You can uninstall EarthLink 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 EarthLink 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 EarthLink Online Backup.

Uninstall it 27%
Keep it 73%
Windows 7 (SP1)
United States

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?
Lenovo 50.00%
ASUS 50.00%


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