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46% remove it54% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,937
United States Rank #2,197
Reach 0.1376%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.48 days
604.10 days >
Average installed length: 317.41 days


VersionDistribution 0.04% 4.46% 6.34% 1.03% 3.69% 20.84% 1.70% 30.54% 3.06% 0.11% 0.04% 0.48% 0.26% 0.04% 5.42% 0.07% 20.58% 0.55% 0.07% 0.66%

NTI Backup Now EZ

What is NTI Backup Now EZ?  (from NTI)

Backup Now EZ is a complete backup solution for protecting your entire computer. Our File & Folder Backup method will protect your important files and folders and give you quick access to your backed up files if the need arises. With our Complete System Backup method your entire computer will be backed up including the...  Read more


NTI Backup Now EZ is a program developed by NTI. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 main program executable is BackupNowEZSvr.exe. The software installer includes 51 files and is usually about 2.51 MB (2,629,322 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 83% of users of NTI Backup Now EZ come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nticorp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NTI\NTI Backup Now EZ\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B9ECA41B-55CC-4654-B6B5-6731D009EC69}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0409
Estimated size: 2.51 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NTI Backup Now EZ

Program executable:BackupNowEZSvr.exe
Name:NTI Backup Now EZ
Backup Now EZ Module
Path:C:\Program Files\NTI\NTI Backup Now EZ\BackupNowEZSvr.exe
Additional files:
  • NTIOnlineBackup_Azure_InterFace.dll - NTIOnlineBackup_Azure_InterFace
  • NTIOnlineBackup_Azure_Data.dll - NTIOnlineBackup_Azure_Data
  • agent_stub.dll - NTI Backup Now EZ (Agent Module)
  • BackupNowEZ.exe - Backup Now EZ Module
  • BackupNowEZSvr.exe
  • BackupNowEZtray.exe
  • ExpanedISO.dll
  • Hddrw32.dll
  • ISchedule.dll
  • IScheduleClient.dll
  • IShadowDriveBackup.dll
  • IShadowFileBackup.dll
  • IShadowS3.dll
  • Lang.dll
  • Loc.dll
  • LocRestore.dll
  • LogonInfo.dll
  • NativeBackup.dll
  • OnlineClient.dll
  • OutlookShadow.dll
  • Pehook.dll
  • S3FSService.exe
  • StartServices.exe
  • SyncDll.dll
  • SystemMail.dll
  • VssAgent.dll
  • SkyDriveAPI.dll - SkyDriveAPI
  • UltraBurn.dll (by William W. Yao) - UltraBurn CD & DVD Writing Engine
  • AboutNTISDK.dll (by NewTech Infosystems) - NTI CD-Writing SDK Library (AboutNTISDK DLL)
  • Mpeg2Dec.dll (by NewTech Infosystems) - Mpeg2Dec DLL
  • AzureFile.dll
  • NtiSdk.dll
  • NtiAspi.dll - NTI CD-Writing SDK (NTI ASPI Layer)
  • cryptopp.dll (by Wei Dai) - Crypto++® Library (Crypto++® Library DLL)
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • ACE.dll - ACE
  • archive.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • BackupNowEZtray.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B377A6F2-F1B7-442F-B648-92D6349A1874}' (runs on registration).
  • BackupNowEZ.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4F3AFD93-69F0-4452-8C86-1AE3AB053E69}' (runs on registration).
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • BackupNowEZtray.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named BackupNowEZtray.
  • BackupNowEZ.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named NTI Backup Now EZ.
  • BackupNowEZSvr.exe runs as a service named 'NTI BackupNowEZSvr' (NTI BackupNowEZSvr) "NTI BackupNowEZ Manage backup/Sync jobs and etc...".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • BackupNowEZtray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'BackupNowEZ Tray' which loads as "C:\Program Files\NTI\NTI Backup Now EZ\BackupNowEZtray.exe" -k.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:4.46 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0026896460%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00156035%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00112930%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:102,188
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:18 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:4.03 MB
Total CPU:0.0061695698%
Kernel CPU:0.00246297%
User CPU:0.00370660%
CPU cycles/sec:144,670
I/O reads/min:8.82 KB

How do I remove NTI Backup Now EZ?

You can uninstall NTI Backup Now EZ 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 EZ, 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 EZ.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 46%
Keep it 54%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.60%
Windows 10 37.59%
Windows Vista 6.38%
Windows XP 3.43%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.01%
Windows 8.1 13.88%
Windows 10 Home 12.51%
Windows 7 Professional 7.31%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.31%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.12%

Distribution by countryGeography

82.65% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 82.65%
  Germany 4.52%
  Canada 1.82%
  United Kingdom 1.60%
  Italy 0.79%
  France 0.76%
  Australia 0.74%
  Netherlands 0.54%
  Taiwan 0.49%
  Brazil 0.37%
  Spain 0.37%
  Switzerland 0.34%
  Mexico 0.32%
  Belgium 0.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.87%
Dell 25.07%
Toshiba 14.06%
Acer 12.01%
ASUS 6.42%
Lenovo 2.82%
Samsung 2.10%
Intel 1.00%
Medion 0.66%
American Megatrends 0.61%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.83%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.62%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.08%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.81%
Dell Inspiron 3847 2.01%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.01%

About (from NTI Corporation)

As a product company, we have been dedicated to the core concept of Power with Simplicity: the idea of enhancing and satisfying consumer experience with feature-rich software products that are also easy to use.
Publisher URL: www.nticorp.com


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