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Paragon Backup & Recovery 2011 Advanced Free

What is Paragon Backup & Recovery 2011 Advanced Free?  (from Paragon Software)

Paragon Backup & Recovery 2011 Free is a disaster recovery tool for stand-alone Windows-based PCs. Combining all the existing backup techniques and exclusive recovery environments, this latest edition satisfies the needs of even the most demanding user and is simply the most powerful free backup tool available today. P...  Read more


Paragon Backup & Recovery 2011 Advanced Free is a program developed by Paragon Software. 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 43 files and is usually about 123.88 KB (126,848 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 57% of users of Paragon Backup & Recovery 2011 Advanced Free come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ParagonSoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Paragon Software\Backup and Recovery 2011 Advanced Free\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{C268B5E1-A5DA-11DF-A289-005056C00008}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 123.88 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Paragon Backup & Recovery 2011 Advanced Free

  • arcverify.exe - Paragon System Utilities (A part of Paragon System Utilities)
  • arcverifylib.dll
  • backup.exe
  • backuplib.dll
  • baselib100.dll
  • biont.dll
  • chmview.exe
  • frestore.exe
  • frestorelib.dll
  • ftw.exe
  • ftwlib.dll
  • hdm.dll
  • ibackup.exe
  • ibackuplib.dll
  • launcher.exe
  • logcollector.exe
  • managecapsule.exe
  • managecapsulelib.dll
  • p_vss_ws03.dll
  • p_vss_ws03_ia64.dll
  • p_vss_ws03_x64.dll
  • p_vss_xp.dll
  • p2vcreatelib.dll
  • plauncher_s.exe
  • prgisoflash.dll
  • resmsg.dll
  • restore.exe
  • restorelib.dll
  • rmb.exe
  • sche.dll
  • schedule_launch.exe
  • scripts.exe
  • ufsdapidll.dll
  • uim_x64.exe
  • ve_widget.dll
  • viewlog.exe
  • viewloglib.dll
  • vmadjust.exe
  • vmcreate.exe
  • wnaspi32.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • scripts.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Paragon Scheduled Task' (runs weekly on Wednesdays at 00:00).

How do I remove Paragon Backup & Recovery 2011 Advanced Free?

You can uninstall Paragon Backup & Recovery 2011 Advanced Free 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 Paragon Backup & Recovery™ 2011 (Advanced) Free, 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 Paragon Backup & Recovery 2011 Advanced Free.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.96%
Windows XP 17.02%
Windows Vista 14.04%
Windows 10 2.98%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.48%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.17%
Windows 7 Professional 14.16%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.87%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.30%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.43%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.91% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.91%
  United Kingdom 8.55%
  Canada 5.92%
  Australia 3.95%
  Germany 3.29%
  Belgium 2.30%
  France 1.97%
  Japan 1.97%
  Poland 1.97%
  Italy 1.32%
  Netherlands 1.32%
  New Zealand 1.32%
  Israel 0.99%
  Norway 0.99%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.82%
Hewlett-Packard 19.55%
Acer 15.04%
American Megatrends 6.77%
Toshiba 3.76%
Intel 3.01%
Samsung 3.01%
ASUS 2.26%
Apple 2.26%
Lenovo 1.50%
MSI 1.50%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.70%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.70%
Acer Aspire 5742 1.80%
Acer Aspire 7741 1.80%
Dell Inspiron 530 1.80%
Dell OptiPlex GX620 ... 1.80%

About Paragon Software

Paragon Software (aquired by MicroProse) was a video games developer that released titles may platforms including the PC.
Publisher URL: www.paragon-software.com


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