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IHCS Remote Backup Powered by Gillware


IHCS Remote Backup Powered by Gillware is a program developed by In-Home Computer Services. 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 software installer includes 27 files and is usually about 5.64 MB (5,916,063 bytes). updater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.InHomeComputerServices.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\In-Home Computer Services, Inc\IHCS Remote Backup Powered by Gillware\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{9A262771-B7B4-4D7A-96B5-4F29EE362055}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.64 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by IHCS Remote Backup Powered by Gillware

  • ArchiveNS.dll (by Gillware Data Services) - Archive Namespace Extension
  • ArchiveNSPS.dll
  • ArchivePropSheets.dll (by Gillware Data Services) - Archive Client Property Sheets
  • ArchivePropSheetsPS.dll
  • ArchiveService.exe - Archive Manager
  • ArchiveServicePS.dll
  • ArchiveTypes.dll - Archive Interface
  • ArchiveTypesPS.dll
  • 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
  • LocalStoragePS.dll
  • ntrights.exe
  • Overlays.dll - Icon Overlays
  • OverlaysPS.dll
  • Resources.dll
  • Scan.exe - Archive Scan Launcher
  • Scanner.dll - Archive Scanning Utilities
  • ScannerPS.dll
  • SeedBackup.exe - Seed Backup Utility
  • SetupHandlers.dll - Archive Setup Utilities
  • SetupHandlersPS.dll
  • updater.exe (by Caphyon LTD) - Advanced Updater
  • Utils.dll - General Utilities
  • zlib_gw.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • updater.exe is scheduled as a task named 'updater.exe' (runs daily at 7:00 PM).
  • Scan.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Upload Event Log' (runs daily at 10:37 AM).
  • ArchiveService.exe runs as a service named 'IHCS Remote Backup Powered by Gillware' (ArchiveService) "Backs up files remotely over the internet.".

How do I remove IHCS Remote Backup Powered by Gillware?

You can uninstall IHCS Remote Backup Powered by Gillware 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 IHCS Remote Backup Powered by Gillware, 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 IHCS Remote Backup Powered by Gillware.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%


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