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What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,001
United States Rank #1,422
Reach 0.6894%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.72 days
375.27 days >
Average installed length: 197.17 days


VersionDistribution 0.02% 0.33% 11.09% 21.85% 35.41% 0.01% 12.77% 9.59% 7.43% 1.30% 0.01% 0.12% 0.05% 0.01%

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NTI Backup Now 5

What is NTI Backup Now 5?  (from NewTech Infosystems)

Backup all or selected files and folders from local and mapped drivesEasy backup of emails and documents Easy backup of your PC desktop profile and configuration data Secure 128-bit or 256-bit data encryption Open File Module (OFM) gives your Windows backup the power to backup any open locked or in-use file ensuring th...  Read more


NTI Backup Now 5 is a software program developed by NewTech Infosystems. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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. 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 primary executable is named Bkupnow.exe. The setup package generally installs about 82 files and is usually about 34.9 MB (36,591,834 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 36% of users of NTI Backup Now 5 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ntius.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NewTech Infosystems\NTI Backup Now 5\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{12EFA1A4-AC3B-443C-8143-237EDE760403}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0419
Estimated size: 34.9 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NTI Backup Now 5

Program executable:Bkupnow.exe
Name:NTI Backup Now 5 for Windows
NTI Backup Now 5
Path:C:\Program Files\NewTech Infosystems\NTI Backup Now 5\Bkupnow.exe
Additional files:
  • SchedulerSvcLOC.dll - NTI Backup NOW! (OEM Edition) (NTI Backup Now 5 SchedulerSvc)
  • Bkupnow.exe - NTI Backup Now 5 for Windows (NTI Backup Now 5)
  • BkupnowLOC.dll
  • CdrwEx32.dll - NTI CD-Writing SDK Library (CdrwEx32 DLL)
  • DataEx32.dll - DataEx32 DLL
  • LogFile.dll - LogFile DLL
  • NtiInteractiveDialog.exe - NTI Backup Now 5 BKaux Module
  • BackupSvc.exe - BackupSvc Application (NTI Backup Now 5 BackupSvc Application)
  • DibExplorLOC.dll - DibExplor Application (DibExplor MFC Application)
  • NtiMail.exe - NtiMail Application (NTI Backup Now 5 NtiMail Application)
  • NtiMailLOC.dll
  • CdrMmc32.dll - NTI CD-Writing SDK (CdrMmc32 DLL)
  • Cdrw32.dll - Cdrw32 DLL
  • NtiAspi.dll - NTI ASPI Layer
  • Agent_stub.dll - NTI Backup Now 5 (NTI Backup Now 5 Agent stub component.)
  • Compdir.dll - NTI Backup Now 5 Directory comparison module
  • Data32.dll - NTI Backup Now 5 Data32 DLL
  • Hddrw32.dll - NTI Backup Now 5 Hddrw32
  • ImagFile.dll - NTI Backup Now 5 ImagFile DLL
  • Migrate.dll - NTI Backup Now 5 Migrate.dll
  • MigrateLOC.dll
  • SCD32.dll - NTI Backup Now 5 Scd32
  • Schedaux.dll - NTI Backup Now 5 Agent Schedaux component.
  • Scheduleres.dll - NTI Backup Now 5 SCHEDULERES component.
  • SchedulerSvc.exe - NTI Backup Now 5 SchedulerSvc NT Service
  • SkinDialog.dll - NTI Backup Now 5 SkinDialog Dll
  • Startjob.dll - NTI Backup Now 5 Startjob Module.
  • Svcctl.exe - NTI Backup Now 5 Tray Control Module
  • BKImage.dll - NTI Backup Now 5 BKImage Module
  • BKImageBGR.dll
  • BKImageCHS.dll
  • BKImageCHT.dll
  • BKImageCSY.dll
  • BKImageDEU.dll
  • BKImageESN.dll
  • BKImageLOC.dll
  • BKaux.dll
  • BKAuxBGR.dll
  • BKAuxCHS.dll
  • BKAuxCHT.dll
  • BKAuxCSY.dll
  • BKAuxDEU.dll
  • BKAuxESN.dll
  • BKAuxFIN.dll
  • BKAuxFRA.dll
  • BKAuxHRV.dll
  • BKAuxHUN.dll
  • BKAuxITA.dll
  • BKAuxJPN.dll
  • BKAuxKOR.dll
  • BKAuxLOC.dll
  • BKAuxLTH.dll
  • BKAuxLVI.dll
  • BKAuxNLD.dll
  • BKAuxNOR.dll
  • BKAuxPLK.dll
  • BKAuxPTB.dll
  • BKAuxPTG.dll
  • BKAuxROM.dll
  • BKAuxRUS.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • BackupSvc.exe runs as a service named 'NTI Backup Now 5 Backup Service' (NTIBackupSvc) "NTI Backup Now 5 Backup service for backup(restore).".
  • SchedulerSvc.exe runs as a service named 'NTI Backup Now 5 Scheduler Service' (NTISchedulerSvc) "NTI Backup Now 5 Manage BackupNow backup jobs and etc...".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • BackupSvc.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\NewTech Infosystems\NTI Backup Now 5\BackupSvc.exe'.
  • SchedulerSvc.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Programmer\NewTech Infosystems\NTI Backup Now 5\SchedulerSvc.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:4.16 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0046522159%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00372177%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00093044%
0.015104% average
Memory:2.67 MB
Total CPU:0.0001757837%
Kernel CPU:0.00015262%
User CPU:0.00002317%
CPU cycles/sec:24,957
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes

How do I remove NTI Backup Now 5?

You can uninstall NTI Backup Now 5 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 NTI Backup Now 5, 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 NTI Backup Now 5.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 7 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.43%
Windows Vista 24.17%
Windows 10 6.88%
Windows XP 0.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 63.50%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 18.45%
Windows 10 Home 5.79%
Windows Vista Home Basic 5.09%
Windows 7 Professional 2.27%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.16% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.16%
  Germany 11.30%
  United Kingdom 8.97%
  France 7.10%
  Italy 5.55%
  Canada 4.54%
  Netherlands 2.56%
  Spain 2.39%
  Belgium 1.96%
  Australia 1.90%
  Sweden 1.83%
  Finland 1.29%
  Brazil 0.96%
  Taiwan 0.91%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 98.66%
Gateway 1.02%
Dell 0.11%
Hewlett-Packard 0.11%
Common models
Acer Aspire 7741 7.94%
Acer Aspire 5738 7.19%
Acer Aspire 5732Z 3.93%
Acer Aspire 5740 3.78%
Acer Aspire 7736 3.15%
Acer Aspire 5532 3.00%

About NewTech Infosystems

NewTech Infosystems is a developer of software for Digital Media and Storage Management.
Publisher URL: www.nticorp.com


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