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Should I remove Maxtor Backup?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #23,479
United States Rank #14,607
Reach 0.0081%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 429.30 days
1209.92 days >
Average installed length: 635.72 days


1.01.0100 27.39%
1.01.0062 29.94%
1.00.0040 31.21%
1.00.0011 11.46%

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Maxtor Backup

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Maxtor Backup is a program developed by Maxtor. The most used version is 1.00.0040, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is MaxBackServiceInt.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 171.79 MB (180,138,393 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 80% of users of Maxtor Backup come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.maxtor.com
Help link: maxtor.custhelp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Maxtor\Maxtor Backup\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{9C3F9580-F5CF-4288-894E-9FF0EB24A21C}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0409
Warning, the uninstaller has been known to not fully remove the program.
Estimated size: 171.79 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Maxtor Backup

Program executable:MaxBackServiceInt.exe
Name:MaxBackServiceInt Module
Path:C:\Program Files\Maxtor\Maxtor Backup\MaxBackServiceInt.exe
Additional files:
  • DRVIFNT.dll - Maxtor Corporation External Drive Interface (DRVIFXX DLL)
  • MaxBackServiceInt.exe - MaxBackServiceInt Module

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • MaxBackServiceInt.exe runs as a service named 'MaxBackServiceInt' (MaxBackServiceInt) "Maxtor Backup Service".

How do I remove Maxtor Backup?

Quickly and completely remove Maxtor Backup from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Maxtor 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 Maxtor 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 Maxtor Backup.

Win 7 (SP1) 39%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 41.40%
Windows XP 24.20%
Windows Vista 22.93%
Windows 10 11.46%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.32%
Microsoft Windows XP 22.73%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 18.83%
Windows 7 Professional 9.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.79%
Windows 8.1 5.84%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.09% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.09%
  Canada 5.19%
  Australia 4.76%
  Germany 1.73%
  France 1.30%
  United Kingdom 1.30%
  Netherlands 0.87%
  Norway 0.43%
  Switzerland 0.43%
  Portugal 0.43%
  Indonesia 0.43%
  Spain 0.43%
  PR 0.43%
  Israel 0.43%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.20%
Hewlett-Packard 28.32%
Toshiba 11.50%
Acer 7.08%
Intel 5.31%
American Megatrends 3.54%
Gateway 3.54%
Samsung 2.65%
ASUS 1.77%
Medion 1.77%
Compaq 0.88%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 2.65%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 2.65%
Acer Aspire X1300 1.77%
Dell Dimension E521 1.77%
Dell Inspiron 1525 1.77%
Dell Dell DXP061 1.77%


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