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Phoenix Backup Professional


Phoenix Backup Professional is a software program developed by SYDATEC. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The setup package generally installs about 20 files and is usually about 13.2 MB (13,838,940 bytes). The installed file pbupdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 71% of users of Phoenix Backup Professional come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sydatec.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SYDATEC\Phoenix Backup Professional
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{BF34527D-7B27-43AD-9994-7B3ABCEF3625}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0007 -removeonly
Estimated size: 13.2 MB
Language: German

Program filesFiles installed by Phoenix Backup Professional

  • pbbaklog.dll - Phoenix Backup
  • pbcmndlg.dll
  • pbcuilib.dll
  • pbesdetc.dll
  • pbexec.exe
  • pbftpsrv.dll
  • pbmailnf.dll
  • pbmangr.dll
  • pbmsosrv.dll
  • pbrstore.dll
  • pbsecsrv.dll
  • pbshell.dll
  • pbsndlib.dll
  • pbsyslog.dll
  • pbsystem.dll
  • pbtray.exe
  • pbuilib.dll
  • pbupdate.exe
  • pbupdlib.dll
  • phoenix.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • pbshell.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Phoenix Backup' with a class of {BDAA6E01-669F-4783-8831-1648CEB8A16C}.
Startup File (User Run)
  • pbtray.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Phoenix Backup' and executes as C:\Program Files2\SYDATEC\PHOENI~1\pbtray.exe.

How do I remove Phoenix Backup Professional?

Quickly and completely remove Phoenix Backup Professional from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Phoenix Backup Professional 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 Phoenix Backup Professional, 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 Phoenix Backup Professional.

Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win 10 14%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 45.95%
Windows Vista 21.62%
Windows XP 18.92%
Windows 10 13.51%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.43%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.92%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.51%
Windows 10 Home 8.11%
Windows 7 Professional 8.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.43% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 71.43%
  United States 16.67%
  Austria 9.52%
  Spain 2.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 21.43%
Hewlett-Packard 21.43%
Acer 17.86%
American Megatrends 14.29%
Dell 7.14%
ASUS 7.14%
Packard Bell 3.57%
Lenovo 3.57%
Intel 3.57%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 9.38%
GREATWALL A081 3.13%
Dell Inspiron 7720 3.13%


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