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Paragon Image Backup for Windows 8

What is Paragon Image Backup for Windows 8?  (from Paragon Software)

Testing a new OS always introduces the risk of third-party software incompatibility or system corruption. To avoid the possibility of losing valuable data, Paragon Image Backup for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 allows users to create a backup image of the system, and restore it under Linux or directly on Windows an...  Read more


Paragon Image Backup for Windows 8 is a program developed by Paragon Software. The software installer includes 41 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 41% of users of Paragon Image Backup for Windows 8 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ParagonSoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Paragon Software\Image Backup for Windows 8\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{C268B5E1-A5DA-11DF-A289-005056C00008}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Paragon Image Backup for Windows 8

  • arcverify.exe - Paragon System Utilities (A part of Paragon System Utilities)
  • arcverifylib.dll
  • backup.exe
  • backuplib.dll
  • baselib100.dll
  • biont.dll
  • checkvendor.dll
  • chmview.exe
  • converthfs.exe
  • converthfslib.dll
  • difbackuplib.dll
  • explauncher.exe
  • frestore.exe
  • frestorelib.dll
  • ftw.exe
  • ftwlib.dll
  • hdm.dll
  • hdm_al.exe
  • ibackup.exe
  • ibackuplib.dll
  • logsaver.exe
  • logsaverlib.dll
  • p_vss_ws03.dll
  • p_vss_ws03_x64.dll
  • patcmdvd.exe
  • plauncher_s.exe
  • prgisoflash.dll
  • qtp-mt334.dll
  • resmsg.dll
  • restore.exe
  • restorelib.dll
  • rmb.exe
  • sche.dll
  • schedule_launch.exe
  • scripts.exe
  • smartview.exe
  • wnaspi32.dll

How do I remove Paragon Image Backup for Windows 8?

You can uninstall Paragon Image Backup for Windows 8 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 Image Backup for Windows 8, 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 Image Backup for Windows 8.

Win 10 94%
Win 7 (SP1) 6%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 94.25%
Windows 7 5.75%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8 Pro 24.14%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 17.24%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 13.79%
Windows 8 10.34%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.34%
Windows 8.1 9.20%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.96%
  Germany 13.25%
  France 10.84%
  Czech Republic 4.82%
  United Kingdom 3.61%
  Netherlands 3.61%
  Austria 2.41%
  Belgium 2.41%
  Canada 2.41%
  Brazil 1.20%
  Switzerland 1.20%
  Colombia 1.20%
  DZ 1.20%
  Spain 1.20%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 21.05%
ASUS 17.54%
Hewlett-Packard 15.79%
Acer 12.28%
Lenovo 10.53%
Intel 5.26%
Medion 3.51%
Toshiba 3.51%
American Megatrends 3.51%
Common models
ECS A880GM-M7 3.08%
Dell XPS M1530 3.08%
Micro-Star MS-7380 3.08%
Acer Veriton L4620G 3.08%
XFX78I XFX nForce 780i 3-... 1.54%
TOSHIBA Satellite P870 1.54%

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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