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Open File Backup Agent

What is Open File Backup Agent?  (from Genie-Soft)

Genie Backup Manager Provides two options to ensure business continuity of all their mission critical data, by backing up files even if opened or used by other users or applications. Genie Backup Manager utilizes the latest technical innovations available. Leveraging Microsoft's latest Volume Shadow-Copy Service (VSS) ...  Read more


Open File Backup Agent is a program developed by Genie-Soft. The main program executable is gsfamagent.exe. The software installer includes 19 files and is usually about 10.23 MB (10,729,742 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows XP. While about 88% of users of Open File Backup Agent come from the United States, it is also popular in France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.genie9.com/support/Manuals/gbm/openfiles_fam.htm
Help link: www.Genie-Soft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Genie-Soft\OFB\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Genie-Soft\OFB\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 10.23 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Open File Backup Agent

Program executable:gsfamagent.exe
Genie FAM Agent
Path:C:\Program Files\genie-soft\ofb\gsfamagent.exe
Additional files:
  • GenieAFX.dll - GenieGFX Dynamic Link Library (GenieGFX.DLL)
  • GSEnManager.dll - Genie Encryption Manager
  • GSGlobalMFC.dll - Genie Global Functions (Global Functions)
  • Uninstall.exe - File Access Manager (Provides access to exclusively opened, in use, and locked files.)
  • GSSEMGR.dll - GBM (Serial Manager)
  • gs_encryption.dll - encrypti Dynamic Link Library (Encryption Dynamic Link Library)
  • GSLogging.dll - GSLoggin Dynamic Link Library (Genie Global Logging)
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • FAMv4.sys (by FAMv4) - FAMv4 (FAMv4 mini-filter driver (x86))
  • ADUninstall.exe
  • FAMCOM.dll
  • GFAM3.exe
  • rundllADV.exe
  • MFC71u.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • msvcp71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr71.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • msvcrt.dll - Microsoft (R) Visual C++ (Microsoft (R) C Runtime Library)
  • shfolder.dll - Microsoft(R) Windows (R) 2000 Operating System (Shell Folder Service)

How do I remove Open File Backup Agent?

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

Win XP 33%
Win 8 33%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 66.67%
Windows 10 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 66.67%
Windows 10 Home 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.50%
  France 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.33%
Acer 33.33%
American Megatrends 33.33%
Common models
HP Pavilion 061 DQ109A-AB... 33.33%
Gateway FX6802 33.33%
Dell Dimension 4700 ... 33.33%


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