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Should I remove PCBackup wizard?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #30,179
United States Rank #17,519
Reach 0.0047%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 0.92 days
27.15 days >
Average installed length: 14.27 days

PCBackup wizard


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 setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 1.94 MB (2,035,534 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 89% of users of PCBackup wizard come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.pcbackupwizard.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PCBackup Wizard\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PCBackup Wizard\uninstaller.exe" /uninstall
Estimated size: 1.94 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PCBackup wizard

  • dw_util.exe
  • PCW_downloader.exe
  • uninstaller.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PCW_downloader.exe is scheduled as a task named 'PCW Downloader' (runs daily at 12:35 AM).

How do I remove PCBackup wizard?

You can uninstall PCBackup wizard 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 PCBackup wizard, 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 PCBackup wizard.

Win 10 84%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 83.87%
Windows 7 15.05%
Windows Vista 1.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 65.59%
Windows 10 Pro 9.68%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.68%
Windows 8.1 4.30%
Windows 7 Professional 3.23%
Windows 10 Home China 1.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

88.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 88.67%
  United Kingdom 6.67%
  Australia 3.33%
  China 1.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.23%
Dell 22.99%
Acer 16.09%
Lenovo 6.90%
Toshiba 6.90%
ASUS 4.60%
Sony 1.15%
Samsung 1.15%
Common models
HP HP 15 Notebook PC 6.67%
Compaq-Presario KJ389AA-A... 2.22%
Acer Aspire ES1-512 2.22%
Dell Inspiron 3847 2.22%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.22%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.22%


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