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10.5.10500 87.12%
10.5.10200 12.88%

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Nero BackItUp and Burn Essentials

What is Nero BackItUp and Burn Essentials?  (from Nero AG)

With Nero BackItUp, it’s a cinch to disaster-proof your important data. Schedule a routine backup of files, folders or your entire PC and choose from a huge range of supported devices.


Nero BackItUp and Burn Essentials is a software program developed by Nero AG. The most common release is 10.5.10500, 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. 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 primary executable is named BackItUp.exe. The setup package generally installs about 112 files and is usually about 524.51 KB (537,094 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 47% of users of Nero BackItUp and Burn Essentials come from Germany, it is also popular in Italy and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nero.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 10\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{C6A5D6E2-19B4-4005-9670-C4D36C3AD55A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 524.51 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Nero BackItUp and Burn Essentials

Program executable:BackItUp.exe
Name:Nero BackItUp
Path:C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 10\Nero BackItUp\BackItUp.exe
Additional files:
  • SolutionExplorerCLI.dll - Nero Solution Explorer CLI Dynamic Link Library
  • ImageEffects.Interop.dll - Nero Playback Component Dynamic Link Library
  • SolutionExplorer.dll - Nero Solution Explorer Dynamic Link Library
  • NeroContentLicenseCheck.dll - Nero Content License Check Library
  • NeColorCrct.dll - NeColorC Dynamic Link Library
  • NBCmd.exe - Nero BackItUp Command line
  • NCC.exe - Nero ControlCenter Module (Nero ControlCenter)
  • NCChelper.exe - Nero ControlCenter Helper
  • HelpBase.dll - Nero Help Installer Base (Nero Help Installer Base DLL)
  • InFAudioRippingServer.dll - InFAudioRippingServer (Nero 10 Inline Function AudioRipping Server)
  • NeroSecurDiscViewer.exe - Nero SecurDisc Viewer (Nero Aplication for SecurDisc)
  • AdvrCntrProxy.dll - Nero Core Components (AdvrCntrProxy)
  • DriveLocker.dll - Nero AG DriveLocker (DriveLocker)
  • ClipartPack.dll - Template Pack Icon
  • MenuTemplatePackBasic.dll
  • MovieThemePackBasic.dll
  • DotNetAppLauncher.dll - DotNetAppLauncher (.net application launcher)
  • NeroAudioRip.exe - Save Audio Tracks
  • FatFs.dll - Nero RescueAgent (FatFsDevicePlugin DLL)
  • Iso9660Fs.dll - Iso9660FsPlugin DLL
  • KARAOKE.DLL - Nero Burning ROM (Nero Karaoke DLL)
  • Mmc.dll - MmcDevicePlugin DLL
  • NeroAPIEngine.dll - Nero Library
  • NeroFileDialog.Interop.dll - Nero File Dialog
  • NeroFileDialogIDL.Interop.dll
  • NeroRescueAgent.exe
  • NtfsFS.dll - NtfsFsDevicePlugin DLL
  • Sbc.dll - SbcDevicePlugin DLL
  • uCDCopy.dll
  • UdfFs.dll - UdfFsPlugin DLL
  • uEqualize.dll
  • uFATImporter.dll
  • uGENCUSH.dll
  • uGeneratr.dll
  • uGenFAT.dll
  • ugeniso.dll
  • uGenUDF.dll
  • uGenUDF2.dll
  • uHDDImporter.dll
  • uimage.dll - Nero Recorder Driver
  • uImageGen.dll
  • uISOFS.dll
  • uMMC.dll
  • uNeroErr.dll
  • uNeVCDEngine.dll
  • uTMPVImporter.dll
  • uUDFImporter.dll
  • NeroBurnRights.exe - Nero BurnRights (Nero BurnRights 10)
  • NMDllHost.exe - Nero Frameworks
  • ASMCrypt.dll - Nero BackItUp
  • BackItUp.exe
  • CPPCrypt.dll
  • LBFC.dll
  • LibraryBackup.dll
  • NB.dll
  • NBAgent.exe
  • NBBridge.dll
  • NBCore.exe
  • NBSFtp.exe
  • NBSync.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • NeroExpress.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'NeroExpress10LaunchNE' with the ProgID of 'Nero.Express.10.AutoPlay' and the action verb 'LanchNE.
3 Scheduled Tasks
  • NeroExpress.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{510239FB-D419-421B-BBCD-61639B4D4559}' (runs on registration).
  • NBAgent.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Moritz NBAgent 5 4'.
  • NCC.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F6244F41-1519-4F0F-997A-F4BAB69736A0}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • NBAgent.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named NBAgent.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • NBAgent.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'NBAgent' which loads as "C:\Ohjelmia 32 bit\Nero\Nero 10\Nero BackItUp\NBAgent.exe" /WinStart.

How do I remove Nero BackItUp and Burn Essentials?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win 7 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.68%
Windows 8 12.88%
Windows Vista 8.15%
Windows XP 4.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 51.95%
Windows 7 Professional 15.58%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.79%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.06%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.33%
Windows 8 Pro 3.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.84% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 46.84%
  Italy 10.13%
  United States 9.70%
  United Kingdom 7.59%
  France 5.49%
  Spain 3.80%
  Belgium 3.38%
  Austria 2.11%
  Portugal 1.69%
  Switzerland 1.27%
  Japan 1.27%
  Greece 0.84%
  Hungary 0.84%
  Sweden 0.84%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.14%
Acer 17.14%
Dell 14.29%
ASUS 14.29%
Medion 10.00%
Toshiba 5.71%
Samsung 4.29%
American Megatrends 1.43%
Alienware 1.43%
Intel 1.43%
Lenovo 1.43%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.03%
HP 630 Notebook PC 2.42%
ASUSTeK N76VZ 2.42%
Acer Aspire E380 1.61%
Acer Aspire X3950 1.61%
ASUSTeK K50IJ 1.61%

About Nero AG

Nero is a software company best known for its burning software, Nero Burning ROM.
Publisher URL: www.nero.com


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