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Paragon Backup & Recovery 2011 Free

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

Based on solid commercial backup and recovery software from Paragon Software, Backup & Recovery Free Edition will give you a rich set of features that you can trust. Free Edition can easily create an exact copy of your hard drive, including the operating system, applications, user settings, and all data. Differential b...  Read more


Paragon Backup & Recovery 2011 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 42 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 79% of users of Paragon Backup & Recovery 2011 Free come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.paragon-software.com/home/br-free/download.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Paragon Software\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{C268B5E1-A5DA-11DF-A289-005056C00008}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: German (Germany)

Program filesFiles installed by Paragon Backup & Recovery 2011 Free

  • arcverify.exe - Paragon System Utilities (A part of Paragon System Utilities)
  • arcverifylib.dll
  • backup.exe
  • backuplib.dll
  • baselib100.dll
  • biont.dll
  • chmview.exe
  • explauncher.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
  • 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
  • uim_x86.exe
  • ve_widget.dll
  • viewlog.exe
  • viewloglib.dll
  • vmadjust.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 Free?

You can uninstall Paragon Backup & Recovery 2011 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 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 Free.

Win 7 (SP1) 84%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 85.51%
Windows Vista 7.25%
Windows XP 7.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 57.35%
Windows 7 Professional 20.59%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.35%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.35%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.88%
Windows Vista Business 1.47%

Distribution by countryGeography

79.45% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 79.45%
  United States 12.33%
  Austria 5.48%
  Netherlands 1.37%
  United Kingdom 1.37%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 25.64%
Acer 20.51%
Hewlett-Packard 15.38%
Dell 7.69%
American Megatrends 7.69%
Samsung 5.13%
Compaq 2.56%
Alienware 2.56%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7502 5.36%
Samsung R530/R730/R540 ... 3.57%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 3.57%
VIA K7VM2. 1.79%
TOSHIBA Satellite L670 1.79%
TOSHIBA Satellite L550 1.79%

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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