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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,518
United States Rank #12,695
Reach 0.0095%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.93 days
86.57 days >
Average installed length: 45.49 days


VersionDistribution 0.53% 1.60% 2.14% 2.67% 2.14% 4.28% 3.74% 2.14% 3.21% 2.67% 7.49% 2.14% 2.14% 0.53% 2.67% 5.35% 1.07% 4.28% 5.35% 1.07% 4.28% 1.07% 4.28% 2.14% 11.76% 0.53% 1.07% 3.21% 0.53% 0.53% 9.09% 1.60% 0.53% 0.53% 0.53% 0.53% 0.53%

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Online Backup and Recovery Manager


Online Backup and Recovery Manager is a program developed by Managed Offsite Backup. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 61 files and is usually about 23.12 MB (24,248,204 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 83% of users of Online Backup and Recovery Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.managedoffsitebackup.net
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Strongvault Online Backup\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{C3BFD612-EA5A-4E8E-9AC1-210068D8C758}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 23.12 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Online Backup and Recovery Manager

  • ACEV2.DLL (by ACE Compression Software) - ACE Compression Library, Pro (ACE Compression Dynamic Link Library, Pro)
  • alphafs.dll - Online Backup and Recovery Manager (AlphaFS)
  • alphavss.51.x86.dll (by Alphaleonis) - AlphaVSS (Alphaleonis Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service .NET Library)
  • alphavss.52.x64.dll (by Alphaleonis)
  • alphavss.52.x86.dll
  • alphavss.60.x64.dll
  • alphavss.60.x86.dll
  • alphavss.common.dll - AlphaVSS.Common
  • AxInterop.LocalBackupLib.dll
  • AxLocalBackup.ocx
  • AxUtilities.dll
  • BackupEngine.dll
  • ClientApi.dll - ClientApi
  • Common.dll - Common
  • CtxMenu.dll
  • Integration.Ace.dll - Integration.Ace
  • Integration.KrollLicenseSrv.dll - Integration.KrollLicenseSrv
  • Integration.Scheduler.dll - Integration.Scheduler
  • Integration.ZipLib.dll
  • Interop.LocalBackupLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'LocalBackupLib'.
  • Interop.VSBackupVista.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'VSBackupVista'.
  • LStorage.exe - Local Backup and Recovery
  • AccountCreatorRunner.exe - Account Creator Runner
  • CacheFolderRemover.exe - CacheFolderRemover
  • Integration.KrollLicenseSrvImpl.exe - KrollLicenseSrvImpl
  • Microsoft.Windows.Shell.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft.Windows.Shell
  • msvcr100.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • PresentationLibW.dll - PresentationLibW
  • SAgent.Contracts.dll - SAgent.Contracts
  • SAgent.dll - Online Backup Agent
  • SAgent.Service.exe - SAgent.Service
  • SMessaging.exe - Online Backup Messaging
  • SOS.Build.dll - Generic Build
  • SOS.Contracts.BackupServer.dll - Contracts.BackupServer
  • SOS.Contracts.CentralManagement.dll - Contracts.CentralManagement
  • SOS.Contracts.Infiniscale.dll - Contracts.Infiniscale

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • CtxMenu.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'OnlineProtectMenu' with a class of {5717060c-0509-11e0-b88e-001d60af2322}.
  • SAgent.Service.exe runs as a service named 'Offsite Online Backup Service' (sagentservice) "This service is or backing up data that involves sending a copy of the data over the network to an off-site server.".
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • AccountCreatorRunner.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AccountCreatorRunner' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Online Backup and Recovery Manager\AccountCreatorRunner.exe".
  • SMessaging.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SMessaging' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Online Backup and Recovery Manager\SMessaging.exe".

How do I remove Online Backup and Recovery Manager?

You can uninstall Online Backup and Recovery Manager 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 and Recovery Manager, 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 and Recovery Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win 8.1 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 48.66%
Windows 10 43.32%
Windows Vista 5.35%
Windows XP 2.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.62%
Windows 10 Home 22.99%
Windows 8.1 12.83%
Windows 7 Professional 9.09%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.81%
Windows 10 Pro 4.28%

Distribution by countryGeography

82.70% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 82.70%
  Australia 6.92%
  Canada 4.50%
  United Kingdom 3.46%
  Germany 0.69%
  India 0.35%
  South Africa 0.35%
  Netherlands 0.35%
  TT 0.35%
  UA 0.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 25.19%
Toshiba 13.33%
Lenovo 7.41%
Acer 7.41%
ASUS 6.67%
Intel 1.48%
Sony 0.74%
Samsung 0.74%
American Megatrends 0.74%
Common models
LENOVO 10130 2.54%
LENOVO 0679 2.54%
Dell Inspiron 660 2.54%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro C85... 2.54%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.54%
Dell Inspiron One 2320 2.54%


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