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Should I remove NTI Shadow 4?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #40,234
United States Rank #26,198
Reach 0.0026%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.23 days
33.15 days >
Average installed length: 17.42 days


VersionDistribution 29.73% 13.51% 16.22% 5.41% 2.70% 8.11% 16.22% 2.70%

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NTI Shadow 4

What is NTI Shadow 4?  (from NewTech Infosystems)

Shadow 4 enables continuous, real-time backups of photos, music, videos, and documents to virtual any attached storage device with a drive letter. NTI Shadow 4 continues on the award-winning easy-to-use backup application that automatically protects your photo, music, video, and various data files. It makes data res...  Read more


NTI Shadow 4 is a program developed by NewTech Infosystems. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The software installer includes 16 files and is usually about 13.67 MB (14,336,168 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 74% of users of NTI Shadow 4 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.NewTechInfosystems.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NewTech Infosystems\NTI Shadow 4\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{3567006D-78F7-4E72-9258-E333ACBC0F2F}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0409
Estimated size: 13.67 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NTI Shadow 4

  • NinjaService.exe - Ninja Application (NinjaService)
  • Shadow.exe - NTI Shadow (Shadow)
  • ShadowLoc.dll
  • ShadowSvr.dll - ShadowSvr
  • ShadowSvrLoc.dll
  • SCD32.dll - NTI SCD32 (SCD32)
  • NinjaDLL.dll - Shadow (Ninja Application)
  • NinjaServ.dll
  • VssAgent.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • ShadowSvr.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'ShadowSvrExt' with a class of {641D52A5-F996-4901-B7A8-B861E4BB2F2E}.
  • NinjaService.exe runs as a service named 'NinjaService' (NinjaService).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Shadow.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Shadow' and executes as C:\Program Files\NewTech Infosystems\NTI Shadow 4\Shadow.exe --minimize.

How do I remove NTI Shadow 4?

Quickly and completely remove NTI Shadow 4 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall NTI Shadow 4 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 NTI Shadow 4, 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 NTI Shadow 4.

Win 7 (SP1) 76%
Win Vista (SP2) 5%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.68%
Windows XP 10.81%
Windows 8 8.11%
Windows Vista 5.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.03%
Windows 7 Professional 27.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.92%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.81%
Windows 8.1 5.41%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

74.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 74.07%
  United Kingdom 9.26%
  Netherlands 3.70%
  Canada 3.70%
  United Arab Emirates 1.85%
  Austria 1.85%
  Malaysia 1.85%
  Hong Kong 1.85%
  Singapore 1.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Dell 14.29%
Lenovo 14.29%
Sony 7.14%
Intel 7.14%
Toshiba 7.14%
Medion 3.57%
American Megatrends 3.57%
Acer 3.57%
ASUS 3.57%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.67%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.67%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 3.33%
Sony VGN-AW230J 3.33%
Dell Dell XPS420 3.33%
LENOVO 10181 3.33%

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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