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VersionDistribution 16.67% 33.33% 33.33%
1.5.33 16.67%

Gillware Remote Backup


Gillware Remote Backup is a software program developed by Gillware Data Services. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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. 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 setup package generally installs about 43 files and is usually about 7.13 MB (7,478,183 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gillwaredataservices.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Gillware Data Services, LLC\Gillware Remote Backup\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{9A262771-B7B4-4D7A-96B5-4F29EE362055}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 7.13 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Gillware Remote Backup

  • ArchiveNS.dll - Archive Namespace Extension
  • ArchivePropSheets.dll - Archive Client Property Sheets
  • ArchiveService.exe - Archive Manager
  • ArchiveTypes.dll - Archive Interface
  • BackupServiceFormView.exe - Remote Backup Status Viewer
  • CAB.dll - Archive Client Utilities
  • Configure.exe - Archive Configuration Utility
  • Delta.dll - Archive Differential Utilities
  • LocalStorage.dll - Archive Local Storage
  • Overlays.dll - Icon Overlays
  • Scan.exe - Archive Scan Launcher
  • Scanner.dll - Archive Scanning Utilities
  • SeedBackup.exe - Seed Backup Utility
  • SetupHandlers.dll - Archive Setup Utilities
  • Utils.dll - General Utilities
  • ArchiveNSPS.dll
  • ArchivePropSheetsPS.dll
  • ArchiveServicePS.dll
  • ArchiveTypesPS.dll
  • base.dll
  • categories.dll
  • Comm.dll
  • DB.dll
  • LocalStoragePS.dll
  • OverlaysPS.dll
  • PostInstaller.exe
  • Resources.dll
  • ScannerPS.dll
  • SetupHandlersPS.dll
  • zlib_gw.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Scan.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Upload Event Log' (runs daily at 7:26 AM).
  • ArchiveService.exe runs as a service named 'Gillware Remote Backup' (ArchiveService) "Backs up files to the Cloud.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • BackupServiceFormView.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'BackupServiceViewer' which loads as C:\Program Files\Gillware Remote Backup\BackupServiceFormView.exe.

How do I remove Gillware Remote Backup?

Quickly and completely remove Gillware Remote 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 Gillware Remote 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 Gillware Remote 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 Gillware Remote Backup.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 8 33%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 8 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 50.00%
Windows 10 Home 16.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.67%
Windows 8 16.67%

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 60.00%
Dell 40.00%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 5521 20.00%
Dell OptiPlex 390 20.00%
HP-Pavilion AY643AA-ABA s... 20.00%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 20.00%
HP EliteBook Folio 9470m 20.00%


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