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Paragon Drive Copy 12 Compact

What is Paragon Drive Copy 12 Compact?  (from Paragon Software)

Migrate your notebook to a new hard drive the easy way - create a backup archive of your system, replace your old HDD, then restore your system to the new one. Fast migration to new HDDs, SSDs, new hardware and virtual machines. Performs any migration, no matter the source or target.


Paragon Drive Copy 12 Compact is a program developed by Paragon Software. The software installer includes 44 files and is usually about 490.23 KB (501,994 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 68% of users of Paragon Drive Copy 12 Compact come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.paragon-software.com/home/dc-compact
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Paragon Software\Drive Copy 12 Compact\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{24371D30-7CFF-11DE-B053-005056C00008}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 490.23 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Paragon Drive Copy 12 Compact

  • backup.exe - Paragon System Utilities (A part of Paragon System Utilities)
  • backuplib.dll
  • baselib100.dll
  • biont.dll
  • chmview.exe
  • clonehdd.exe
  • clonehddlib.dll
  • convert2gpt.exe
  • convert2gptlib.dll
  • copypart.exe
  • copypartlib.dll
  • createpart.exe
  • createpartlib.dll
  • deletepart.exe
  • deletepartlib.dll
  • difbackuplib.dll
  • explauncher.exe
  • formatpart.exe
  • formatpartlib.dll
  • ftw.exe
  • ftwlib.dll
  • hdm.dll
  • launcher.exe
  • logsaver.exe
  • logsaverlib.dll
  • migrateos.exe
  • migrateoslib.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
  • uim_x64.exe
  • uim_x86.exe
  • wnaspi32.dll

How do I remove Paragon Drive Copy 12 Compact?

You can uninstall Paragon Drive Copy 12 Compact 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 Drive Copy™ 12 Compact, 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 Drive Copy 12 Compact.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.27%
Windows 10 18.56%
Windows XP 10.78%
Windows Vista 5.39%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.05%
Windows 7 Professional 15.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.08%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.88%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.93%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 3.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.55% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.55%
  Germany 6.84%
  Canada 4.64%
  United Kingdom 2.65%
  Sweden 2.21%
  Netherlands 1.99%
  Australia 1.55%
  Belgium 1.55%
  Italy 1.55%
  France 1.10%
  Spain 0.88%
  Romania 0.88%
  Turkey 0.66%
  South Africa 0.66%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.90%
Dell 28.35%
Acer 11.86%
ASUS 5.67%
Intel 5.15%
Sahara 2.06%
American Megatrends 2.06%
Samsung 1.55%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.82%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.03%
Dell XPS 8500 2.27%
Dell XPS 8300 2.27%
Dell Studio XPS 435MT 2.27%
CLEVO Co. M720T/M730... 2.27%

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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