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Should I remove FileHopper Plus?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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1.0 18.18%

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FileHopper Plus


FileHopper Plus is a program developed by SecurityCoverage. The most used version is 2.0, with over 98% 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. 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 software installer includes 25 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.securitycoverage.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FileHopperPlus\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\FileHopperPlus\unins001.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by FileHopper Plus

  • scistnref.exe - Online Backup
  • SCOBKTool.exe - Online Backup Tool
  • SCOBTray.exe - FileHopper Plus Tray
  • SCOBOverlaySync.dll - FileHopper (check overlay plugin)
  • SCOBOverlayUnsync.dll - uncheck overlay plugin
  • SCOnlineEngine.exe - SCOnlineEngine
  • libcurl.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • gethwnd.dll
  • killrun.exe
  • libeay32.dll
  • pv.exe
  • run_as_user.exe
  • SCOnlineBackupMove.exe
  • SCRunas.exe
  • ssleay32.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • SCOnlineEngine.exe runs as a service named 'Online Backup Monitor Service' (SCOnlineEngine) "Enables the FileHopper process to synchronize selected computer files.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SCOBTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SCOBTray' which loads as C:\Program Files\FileHopperPlus\SCOBTray.exe.

How do I remove FileHopper Plus?

You can uninstall FileHopper Plus 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 FileHopper Plus, 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 FileHopper Plus.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win Vista (SP2) 5%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 10 45.45%
Windows Vista 4.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.27%
Windows 7 Professional 22.73%
Windows 8.1 18.18%
Windows 10 Home 13.64%
Windows 10 Pro 9.09%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.55%

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?
Hewlett-Packard 54.55%
Dell 31.82%
Lenovo 9.09%
ASUS 4.55%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard 23-b030 9.09%
Dell OptiPlex 9020 9.09%
HP 500B Microtower 9.09%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 9.09%
LENOVO 7483WPN 4.55%
LENOVO 20137 4.55%


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