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7% remove it93% keep it
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Average installed length: 113.78 days


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Personal Backup 5.4

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Personal Backup 5.4 is a software program developed by J. Rathlev. 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 primary executable is named Persbackup.exe. The setup package generally installs about 20 files and is usually about 19.56 MB (20,510,316 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 76% of users of Personal Backup come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: personal-backup.rathlev-home.de
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Personal Backup 5\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Personal Backup 5\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 19.56 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Personal Backup 5.4

Program executable:Persbackup.exe
Name:Personal Backup
Path:C:\Program Files\Personal Backup 5\Persbackup.exe
Additional files:
  • pb-setup-5.4.0301.exe - Personal Backup 5 (Personal Backup 5 Setup)
  • pb-setup-5.4.0600.exe
  • pb-setup-5.4.0701.exe
  • pb-setup-5.4.0800.exe
  • pb-setup-5.4.0802.exe
  • pb-setup-x64-5.4.0700.exe
  • PbPlaner.exe - Personal Backup
  • PbRestore.exe
  • Persbackup.exe
  • PbEvents.dll
  • PbTerminate.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Persbackup.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Personal Backup mobile4_Local_D' (runs monthly on Saturdays at 16:00).

How do I remove Personal Backup?

Quickly and completely remove Personal Backup 5.4 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Personal Backup 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Personal Backup 5.4, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Personal Backup.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.66%
Windows 10 15.53%
Windows XP 9.79%
Windows Vista 7.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.97%
Windows 7 Professional 15.20%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.06%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.35%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.00%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 4.07%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.58% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 75.58%
  United States 7.64%
  Austria 6.16%
  Switzerland 3.61%
  United Kingdom 1.06%
  Italy 0.85%
  France 0.64%
  Australia 0.42%
  Slovenia 0.42%
  Thailand 0.42%
  Belgium 0.21%
  Canada 0.21%
  China 0.21%
  Spain 0.21%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 18.53%
Hewlett-Packard 15.09%
Dell 14.66%
Acer 14.22%
ASUS 4.74%
Intel 3.45%
Lenovo 3.02%
Samsung 3.02%
American Megatrends 2.59%
Sahara 2.16%
Toshiba 1.72%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.36%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.36%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 2.68%
Acer Aspire V3-771 2.01%
MEDION MS-7800 2.01%


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