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Should I remove O&O AutoBackup Professional?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #27,992
United States Rank #30,287
Reach 0.0055%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.00 days
206.50 days >
Average installed length: 108.50 days


6.0.88 11.93%
6.0.80 12.84%
5.1.157 42.20%
5.0.134 2.75%
5.0.127 2.75%
5.0.104 0.92%
4.0.192 21.10%
4.0.181 5.50%

O&O AutoBackup Professional


O&O AutoBackup Professional is a program developed by O&O Software GmbH. The most used version is 5.1.157, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software installer includes 18 files and is usually about 22.52 MB (23,612,272 bytes). ooliveupdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 50% of users of O&O AutoBackup Professional come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.oo-software.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\OO Software\AutoBackup\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{8E4D7ACE-5420-4EDB-81F8-0129C87A102E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 22.52 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by O&O AutoBackup Professional

  • Hardcodet.Wpf.TaskbarNotification.dll - O&O AutoBackup
  • log4net.dll
  • ooabag.exe
  • ooabagrs.dll
  • ooabpro.exe
  • ooabrwrs.dll
  • ooabrwsu.dll
  • ooabsurs.dll
  • ooliveupdate.exe - O&O LiveUpdate
  • oorwiz4.dll
  • oorwiz4r.dll
  • oosu.dll
  • System.Windows.Interactivity.dll
  • Xceed.Wpf.Toolkit.dll
  • ooabskin.dll
  • oowpfsdk.dll
  • ooabagpsx64.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • ooabpro.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{651BD266-186E-45A5-8043-9B360A22EB0A}' (runs on registration).
  • ooabag.exe is scheduled as a task named 'OO AutoBackup {B6D8DCFF-682A-4D3B-A551-5DBA8D637242}' (runs daily at 12:27).
  • ooabag.exe runs as a service named 'O&O AutoBackup' (OO AutoBackup) "O&O AutoBackup Service".

How do I remove O&O AutoBackup Professional?

You can uninstall O&O AutoBackup Professional 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 O&O AutoBackup Professional, 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 O&O AutoBackup Professional.

Win 10 65%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 65.14%
Windows 7 33.03%
Windows Vista 1.83%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 27.52%
Windows 10 Pro 23.85%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.60%
Windows 7 Professional 11.93%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.50%
Windows 8.1 4.59%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.39% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 50.39%
  United States 33.86%
  United Kingdom 3.94%
  Netherlands 3.15%
  South Africa 1.57%
  Austria 1.57%
  Canada 1.57%
  Italy 1.57%
  Switzerland 0.79%
  Australia 0.79%
  Sweden 0.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 22.03%
Medion 20.34%
Hewlett-Packard 18.64%
Dell 15.25%
ASUS 8.47%
Toshiba 5.08%
Lenovo 3.39%
Apple 1.69%
Intel 1.69%
Common models
ASUS All Series 3.57%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.38%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 2.38%
Dell XPS 8700 2.38%
TOSHIBA Satellite S855 1.19%

About O&O Software GmbH

The company develops and sells software products for data management and security, the first product beingO&O Defrag.
Publisher URL: www.oo-software.com


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