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Online Backup


Online Backup is a software program developed by SwapDrive. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named OnlineBackup.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 3.6 MB (3,776,699 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.backup.com/aboutus.html
Help link: www.backup.com/support.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\online backup
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Online Backup\OnlineBackup.exe UNINSTALL
Estimated size: 3.6 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Online Backup

Program executable:OnlineBackup.exe
Name:@Backup Online Backup
@Backup Scheduler
Path:C:\Program Files\online backup\OnlineBackup.exe
Additional files:
  • BuEng.dll - @Backup Online Backup (SwapDrive Backup Engine)
  • OLB.DLL - @Backup Shell Extensions
  • OnlineBackup.exe - @Backup Scheduler
  • Sdr_EnUs.dll - Resources DLL (U.S. English)
  • BackupFileWizard.exe
  • OnlineBackupSettings.exe
  • PersonalizeRegistry.exe
  • OnlineBackup.Welcome.exe - IntuitFileWizard

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • OLB.DLL added to Windows Explorer under the name 'AtBkpFSCtxtMenu' with a class of {DBD534C2-C04D-11D2-895B-00C04F8D8EF9}.
Startup File (User Run)
  • OnlineBackup.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named '@BackupScheduler' and executes as C:\Program Files\Online Backup\OnlineBackup.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • OnlineBackup.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name '@BackupScheduler' which loads as C:\Program Files\Online Backup\ Quickbooks\OnlineBackup.exe.

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) 50%
Win 10 8%
Automatically starts? 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 50.00%
Windows Vista 28.95%
Windows XP 13.16%
Windows 10 7.89%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.84%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 18.92%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.51%
Windows 7 Professional 10.81%
Windows Vista Business 8.11%
Windows Vista Ultimate 2.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.43%
Dell 29.73%
Acer 10.81%
Toshiba 5.41%
American Megatrends 5.41%
ASUS 5.41%
Sony 2.70%
Lenovo 2.70%
Gateway 2.70%
Apple 2.70%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6500 5.88%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 5.88%
TOSHIBA Satellite L855 2.94%
TOSHIBA Satellite A505 2.94%
Sony VGC-JS230J 2.94%
MSI MS-7267 2.94%


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