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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,104
United States Rank #1,739
Reach 0.3070%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.48 days
722.02 days >
Average installed length: 379.36 days


VersionDistribution 0.13% 3.02% 0.63% 6.66% 1.39% 31.62% 5.32% 19.64% 6.83% 0.03% 8.53% 1.37% 3.22% 11.32% 0.03% 0.15% 0.08% 0.02%

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Memeo Instant Backup

What is Memeo Instant Backup?  (from Memeo)

Memeo Instant Backup is our simplest out-of-the-box backup solution. Protect your entire computer instantly, as all your desktop’s files and folders will be included in the backup plan with our one-click installation. Instant Backup is easy to install – just one click and your plan is in place. Backup is of your files ...  Read more


Memeo Instant Backup is a software program developed by Memeo. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The programs's main executable is InstantBackup.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 48.33 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 44 files and is usually about 20.17 MB (21,148,004 bytes). The installed file MemeoUpdater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 57% of users of Memeo Instant Backup come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.memeo.com/en/instant-backup/features
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Memeo\AutoBackup
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Memeo\AutoBackup\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 20.17 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Memeo Instant Backup

Program executable:InstantBackup.exe
Name:Memeo Instant Backup
Memeo Instant Backup Client
Signed by:Memeo Inc
Path:C:\Program Files\Memeo\AutoBackup\InstantBackup.exe
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Additional files:
  • Tanagra.BMU.dll - Memeo AutoBackup (Memeo AutoBackup Configuration)
  • Tanagra.DataClad.DataAccess.dll - Memeo AutoBackup DataClad DataAccess
  • Tanagra.DataClad.dll - Memeo AutoBackup DataClad
  • Tanagra.Interop.dll - Memeo AutoBackup Interop
  • Tanagra.Utility.dll - Memeo AutoBackup Utility
  • MemeoLauncher.exe - Memeo Backup (Memeo Backup Launcher)
  • MemeoLauncher2.exe
  • MemeoRestore.exe - Memeo Restore
  • MemeoUpdater.exe - MemeoUpdater
  • Memeo.Client.dll - Memeo (Memeo.Client)
  • Tanagra.Third-party.Security.dll - Tanagra.Third-party.Security
  • Memeo.Client.DriveDetection.dll - Memeo.Client.DriveDetection
  • Memeo.Dashboard.Remote.dll - Memeo.Dashboard.Remote
  • MemeoBackgroundService.exe - MemeoBackgroundService
  • InstantBackup.exe - Memeo Instant Backup (Memeo Instant Backup Client)
  • MemeoRemoteCore.dll - MemeoRemoteCore
  • Memeo.Common.dll - Memeo.Common
  • MBSstarter.exe - MBSstarter
  • Memeo.Client.UI.dll - UI
  • Memeo.Shadow.Vista.dll
  • Memeo.Shadow.XP.dll
  • Microsoft.Windows.Forms.Navigation.dll - Windows Navigation lib
  • NamedPipes.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • MemeoLauncher2.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8414184C-614C-41B9-AB2E-348A42C19D25}' (runs on registration).
  • MemeoLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Memeo Access at StartUp'.
  • MemeoBackgroundService.exe runs as a service named 'MemeoBackgroundService' (MemeoBackgroundService) "Manages background tasks for Memeo applications.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • MemeoLauncher2.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Memeo Instant Backup' which loads as C:\Program Files\Memeo\AutoBackup\MemeoLauncher2.exe --silent --no_ui.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • MemeoLauncher.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Memeo\AutoBackup\MemeoLauncher.exe'.
  • InstantBackup.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Memeo\AutoBackup\InstantBackup.exe'.
  • MemeoLauncher2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Memeo\AutoBackup\MemeoLauncher2.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:48.33 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0380243581%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.01208354%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.02594082%
0.015104% average
70 average
Memory:23.32 MB
Total CPU:0.0057779505%
Kernel CPU:0.00288898%
User CPU:0.00288898%
Memory:24.57 MB
Total CPU:0.0002410067%
Kernel CPU:0.00014491%
User CPU:0.00009609%

How do I remove Memeo Instant Backup?

You can uninstall Memeo Instant 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 Memeo Instant 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 Memeo Instant Backup.

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win 8.1 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.29%
Windows 10 15.78%
Windows Vista 6.31%
Windows XP 3.59%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 60.91%
Windows 7 Professional 7.36%
Windows 10 Home 6.58%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.13%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.63%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.46%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.92% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.92%
  Germany 20.56%
  Canada 3.85%
  United Kingdom 3.47%
  Australia 2.12%
  Netherlands 2.02%
  Belgium 1.57%
  France 1.26%
  Austria 1.20%
  DK 0.77%
  India 0.55%
  Brazil 0.49%
  Spain 0.47%
  Switzerland 0.36%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 42.66%
Dell 18.39%
Hewlett-Packard 18.30%
Acer 5.60%
Toshiba 5.60%
ASUS 3.71%
Lenovo 1.27%
Intel 0.79%
Samsung 0.59%
American Megatrends 0.47%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 13.06%
MEDION MS-7800 8.93%
Medion E7222 7.26%
Medion E6228 5.77%
MEDION MS-7748 4.97%
Medion P6634 4.72%

Publisher URL: www.memeo.com


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