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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,603
United States Rank #9,697
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.96 days
677.34 days >
Average installed length: 355.89 days


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Paragon Backup & Recovery 2013 Free

What is Paragon Backup & Recovery 2013 Free?  (from Paragon Software)

Take complete control of your PC’s safety. Based on solid commercial backup and recovery software from Paragon, the new Backup & Recovery 2013 Free Edition will give you a rich set of features that you can trust.


Paragon Backup & Recovery 2013 Free is a program developed by Paragon Software. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 44 files and is usually about 502.37 KB (514,422 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 40% of users of Paragon Backup & Recovery 2013 Free come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.paragon-software.com/home/br-free/download.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Paragon Software\Backup and Recovery 2013 Free\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{C268B5E1-A5DA-11DF-A289-005056C00008}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 502.37 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Paragon Backup & Recovery 2013 Free

  • arcverify.exe - Paragon System Utilities (A part of Paragon System Utilities)
  • arcverifylib.dll
  • backup.exe
  • backuplib.dll
  • baselib100.dll
  • biont.dll
  • chmview.exe
  • difbackuplib.dll
  • explauncher.exe
  • frestore.exe
  • frestorelib.dll
  • ftw.exe
  • ftwlib.dll
  • hdm.dll
  • ibackup.exe
  • ibackuplib.dll
  • launcher.exe
  • logsaver.exe
  • logsaverlib.dll
  • managecapsule.exe
  • managecapsulelib.dll
  • p_vss_ws03.dll
  • p_vss_ws03_x64.dll
  • p_vss_xp.dll
  • plauncher_s.exe
  • prgisoflash.dll
  • qtp-mt334.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
  • wnaspi32.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • scripts.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Paragon Archive name arc_240713103202161'.
  • schedule_launch.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Paragon Archive name diff_160216142031483' (runs on boot).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • schedule_launch.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Paragon Archive name diff_160216142031483.

How do I remove Paragon Backup & Recovery 2013 Free?

You can uninstall Paragon Backup & Recovery 2013 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™ 2013 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 2013 Free.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.98%
Windows 10 32.75%
Windows XP 4.40%
Windows Vista 3.87%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.77%
Windows 7 Professional 14.90%
Windows 8.1 8.79%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.71%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.72%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.28% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 40.28%
  United States 27.79%
  United Kingdom 5.01%
  France 3.77%
  Canada 1.96%
  Belgium 1.81%
  Australia 1.74%
  Japan 1.74%
  Poland 1.67%
  Italy 1.52%
  Netherlands 1.52%
  Austria 1.31%
  Switzerland 1.09%
  Spain 0.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 18.42%
Acer 17.69%
Hewlett-Packard 16.96%
Medion 13.01%
ASUS 8.48%
Samsung 3.65%
Lenovo 3.51%
Toshiba 2.92%
Intel 2.78%
American Megatrends 1.61%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 4.17%
Dell XPS 8500 3.21%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.88%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.56%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.56%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.24%

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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