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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,947
United States Rank #6,123
Reach 0.0240%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.88 days
733.85 days >
Average installed length: 385.58 days


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Online Backup

What is Online Backup?  (from Symantec)

You’ve got tons of important stuff on your computers. Computers fail, laptops get stolen and viruses attack. Accidents, like deleting files, happen all the time. Backs up all your important files — digital photos, videos, downloaded music, financials, and more. Securely transfers files via the web to our data centers ...  Read more


Online Backup is a program developed by Symantec. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 38 files and is usually about 4.74 MB (4,970,248 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 99% of users of Online Backup come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.backup.com/support.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\online backup
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Online Backup\OnlineBackup.exe UNINSTALL
Estimated size: 4.74 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Online Backup

  • BuEng.dll (by SwapDrive) - Backup.com Online Backup (SwapDrive Backup Engine LoopingBackup)
  • OnlineBackup.exe (by SwapDrive) - Online Backup Scheduler
  • Sdr_EnUs.dll (by SwapDrive, (http://www.backup.com)) - @Backup Online Backup (Resources DLL (U.S. English))
  • OnlineBackupSettings.exe
  • alrtint8.dll
  • BackupFileWizard.exe
  • bagent.exe (by Intuit) - Quicken for Windows (Quicken Background Agent)
  • bgt.dll (by Intuit) - Quicken Browser BGT Handler
  • bgt_pnf.dll - Quicken What-if Scenario Handler
  • billmind.exe - Quicken Billminder
  • billmind_alrtpkg.dll - Quicken Alerts Package
  • billmind_qwrmnd.dll - Quicken Reminders Library
  • BindContent.exe - BindContent Application
  • CalendarSync.dll - Quicken CalendarSync Library
  • calnote.dll - Quicken Calendar Note Library
  • cashflow.dll - Quicken Cashflow Library
  • cashgen.dll - Quicken Setup Library
  • custprof.dll - Customer Profile Interface DLL
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • decapi.dll - decEng DLL
  • dellid.dll - Helper Tools for DELL Computers.
  • dllapps_dbtred.dll - Quicken Debt Reduction Library
  • dllapps_dedfnd.dll - Quicken Deduction Finder
  • dllapps_frcast.dll
  • dllapps_plan.dll - Quicken Planners
  • dllapps_savgol.dll - Quicken Saving Goals
  • EmergencyRecordsOrganizer.exe - Emergency Records Organizer
  • gdipapi.dll - Quicken Gdiplus Library
  • graphs.dll - Quicken Graphing DLL
  • InetTools.dll
  • jsoncpp.dll - Quicken JSON Library
  • lbt.dll - LBT DLL
  • lbt_Auto1Way.dll - Quicken Auto 1 Way
  • lbt_customerCentral.dll
  • lbt_decompression.dll
  • lbt_excite.dll - Quicken.com communication DLL
  • lbtmngr.dll - QNetManager DLL
  • PersonalizeRegistry.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • OnlineBackup.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8322FD56-2741-4617-A867-298BE02BB8BB}' (runs on registration).
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • bagent.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'QuickenScheduledUpdates' and executes as C:\Program Files\Quicken\bagent.exe.
  • OnlineBackup.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'OnlineBackupScheduler' and executes as C:\Program Files\Online Backup\OnlineBackup.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.3 MB
21.09 MB average
User CPU:0.00019912%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Online Backup?

You can uninstall Online Backup 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 Online Backup, 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 Online Backup.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win XP 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.49%
Windows 10 38.61%
Windows Vista 3.80%
Windows XP 2.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.90%
Windows 10 Home 12.68%
Windows 7 Professional 11.84%
Windows 8.1 11.21%
Windows 10 Pro 4.44%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

99.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 99.25%
  United Kingdom 0.25%
  Germany 0.13%
  France 0.13%
  Mexico 0.13%
  Taiwan 0.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 39.94%
Hewlett-Packard 31.68%
Acer 7.71%
Toshiba 5.79%
ASUS 4.13%
Intel 2.48%
Samsung 1.38%
Alienware 1.10%
Lenovo 1.10%
Gateway 0.83%
NEC 0.83%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 660 3.07%
Dell XPS 8500 3.07%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.07%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.63%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.63%
ASUS All Series 2.19%

About Symantec

Symantec developers security software for business and consumers and helps customers protect their computers, information, identities and infrastructure by delivering software and services that address risks to security with various products such as Norton AntiVirus, Internet security, and anti-spyware products e.
Publisher URL: www.symantec.com


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