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What percent of users and experts removed it?
20% remove it80% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,499
United States Rank #14,293
Reach 0.0141%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.94 days
293.35 days >
Average installed length: 154.13 days


3.31 5.78%
3.29 29.96%
3.27 17.33%
3.26 0.36%

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FileFort Backup

What is FileFort Backup?  (from NCH Software)

An easy file backup program to automatically back up your critical data. Don't take chances with your data. Use backup software to manually back up files, or automate the backup process to keep data safe and secure.


FileFort Backup is a program developed by NCH Software. The most used version is 3.29, with over 63% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is filefort.exe. The software installer includes 19 files and is usually about 1.29 MB (1,348,642 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 55% of users of FileFort Backup come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nchsoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NCH Software\FileFort
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\NCH Software\FileFort\filefort.exe" -uninstall
Estimated size: 1.29 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FileFort Backup

Program executable:filefort.exe
FileFort Backup
Path:C:\Program Files\nch software\filefort\filefort.exe
Additional files:
  • ffortsetup_v3.11.exe - FileFort (FileFort Backup)
  • ffortsetup_v3.13.exe
  • ffortsetup_v3.14.exe
  • ffortsetup_v3.15.exe
  • filefortsetup_v3.16.exe
  • filefortsetup_v3.17.exe
  • filefortsetup_v3.22.exe
  • filefortsetup_v3.23.exe
  • filefortsetup_v3.25.exe
  • filefortsetup_v3.26.exe
  • filefortsetup_v3.27.exe
  • filefortsetup_v3.29.exe
  • filefortsetup_v3.31.exe
  • uninst.exe
  • ffortsetup_v3.00.exe
  • ffortsetup_v3.02.exe
  • ffortsetup_v3.03.exe
  • ffortsetup_v3.10.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • filefort.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'FileFort.AutoPlay' with the ProgID of 'FileFort.AutoPlay' and the action verb 'open.
Scheduled Task
  • filefort.exe is scheduled as a task named 'FileFortSevenDays' (Next runs on 2017.05.14. at 8:40).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • filefort.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'FileFort' which loads as "C:\Program Files\NCH Software\FileFort\filefort.exe" -logon.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • filefort.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\NCH Software\FileFort\filefort.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.25 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002608148%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00013041%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00013041%
0.015104% average

How do I remove FileFort Backup?

You can uninstall FileFort 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 FileFort 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 FileFort Backup.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista (SP2) 4%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 20%
Keep it 80%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.51%
Windows 10 19.13%
Windows XP 9.39%
Windows Vista 3.97%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.18%
Windows 7 Professional 13.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.36%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.09%
Windows 8.1 7.64%
Windows 10 Home 5.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.67%
  United Kingdom 6.80%
  Canada 5.38%
  India 3.68%
  Australia 1.98%
  France 1.70%
  Israel 1.70%
  Netherlands 1.70%
  Germany 1.70%
  Belgium 1.13%
  Sweden 1.13%
  Iran 1.13%
  Egypt 1.13%
  Italy 1.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.04%
Dell 20.99%
Acer 12.71%
Toshiba 12.71%
ASUS 7.18%
Intel 3.31%
Lenovo 2.76%
Samsung 1.66%
American Megatrends 1.10%
Medion 1.10%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.48%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.48%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.99%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.99%
Dell Latitude D630 2.24%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.24%

About NCH Software

NCH is a software development company tat primarily sells to individuals via their website.
Publisher URL: www.nchsoftware.com


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