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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #32,195
United States Rank #23,520
Reach 0.0041%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.25 days
479.29 days >
Average installed length: 251.83 days


VersionDistribution 1.23% 64.20% 30.86% 2.47% 1.23%

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NTI Backup Now 5.5

What is NTI Backup Now?  (from NewTech Infosystems)

NTI Backup Now 5.5 Standard Edition a lite version that backs up and restores files and folders on your Windows PC with the same easy-to-use and powerful features. Support for Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) - Open files can be backed up without having to close the running program(s). Preset & customizable ...  Read more


NTI Backup Now 5.5 is a software program developed by NewTech Infosystems. 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. 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 setup package generally installs about 55 files and is usually about 38.72 MB (40,600,158 bytes). 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 66% of users of NTI Backup Now come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nticorp.com/en/us/product/backup_now5.asp
Help link: www.ntius.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NewTech Infosystems\NTI Backup Now 5\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B5577A8D-500A-4972-ADC4-E813C94FC510}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0409
Estimated size: 38.72 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NTI Backup Now 5.5

  • Agent_stub.dll - NTI Backup Now 5 for Windows (NTI Backup Now 5 DLL)
  • BackupSvc.exe - NTI Backup Now 5 EXE
  • BKaux.dll
  • BKAuxLOC.dll
  • BKImage.dll
  • BKImageLOC.dll
  • Bkupnow.exe
  • BkupnowLOC.dll
  • CdrMmc32.dll - NTI Burning SDK DLL
  • Cdrw32.dll
  • CdrwEx32.dll
  • Compdir.dll
  • conversion_util.exe
  • Data32.dll
  • ImagFile.dll
  • LogonInfo.dll
  • Migrate.dll
  • MigrateLOC.dll
  • NtiAspi.dll
  • NTIBackup.exe
  • NtiInteractiveDialog.exe
  • NtiInteractiveDialogLOC.dll
  • NtiMail.exe
  • NtiMailLOC.dll
  • scd32.dll
  • Schedaux.dll
  • SchedulerSvc.exe
  • SchedulerSvcLOC.dll
  • ShadowExt.dll
  • ShadowSvc.exe
  • DataEx32.dll - NTI CD-Writing SDK Library (DataEx32 DLL)
  • LogFile.dll - LogFile DLL
  • Hddrw32.dll - NTI Backup Now 5 (NTI Backup Now 5 Hddrw32)
  • Scheduleres.dll - NTI Backup Now 5 SCHEDULERES component.
  • BkupTray.exe
  • BkupTrayLOC.dll
  • Part32.dll - Part32 Dynamic Link Library (Part32 DLL)
  • FNP_Act_Installer.dll (by Acresso Software) - FLEXnet Publisher (32 bit) (Activation Licensing Service Installer)
  • FnpCommsSoap.dll (by Macrovision Europe) - FLEXnet Publisher Communication SOAP Module
  • SCD32_libFNP.dll (by Acresso Software) - FLEXnet Secure Activation Module
  • cryptopp.dll (by Wei Dai) - Crypto++® Library (Crypto++® Library DLL)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Services
  • ShadowSvc.exe runs as a service named 'NTI Backup Now 5 Shadow Service' (ShadowSvc) "NTI Backup Now 5 continuous backup Service".
  • SchedulerSvc.exe runs as a service named 'NTI Backup Now 5 Scheduler Service' (NTISchedulerSvc) "NTI Backup Now 5 Manage BackupNow backup jobs and etc...".
  • BackupSvc.exe runs as a service named 'NTI Backup Now 5 Backup Service' (NTIBackupSvc) "NTI Backup Now 5 Backup service for backup(restore).".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • BkupTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'BkupTray' which loads as "C:\Program Files\NewTech Infosystems\NTI Backup Now 5\BkupTray.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • BackupSvc.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\NewTech Infosystems\NTI Backup Now 5\BackupSvc.exe'.

How do I remove NTI Backup Now?

You can uninstall NTI Backup Now 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 5.5, 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.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win 7 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.37%
Windows 10 16.05%
Windows Vista 9.88%
Windows XP 3.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.68%
Windows 7 Professional 12.35%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.88%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.64%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 3.70%
Windows 8.1 3.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.09% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.09%
  United Kingdom 6.96%
  France 3.48%
  Germany 3.48%
  Finland 2.61%
  Belgium 1.74%
  Sweden 1.74%
  TT 0.87%
  MA 0.87%
  South Africa 0.87%
  Brazil 0.87%
  Colombia 0.87%
  Panama 0.87%
  Australia 0.87%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 57.97%
Hewlett-Packard 14.49%
Dell 11.59%
Toshiba 4.35%
American Megatrends 2.90%
Lenovo 1.45%
ASUS 1.45%
Common models
Acer Aspire 8930 2.78%
Acer Aspire 5740 2.78%
Acer Aspire 7750G 2.78%
Dell Studio XPS 435MT 2.78%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.78%
Acer Aspire 5536 2.78%

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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