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Should I remove PowerBackup?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,627
United States Rank #17,993
Reach 0.0174%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.92 days
145.04 days >
Average installed length: 76.21 days


2.5.3425 3.80%
2.5.3327 3.51%
2.5.3227 1.46%
2.5.2903a 0.29%
2.5.2903 36.84%
2.5.2802 0.29%
2.5.073120 53.80%

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What is PowerBackup?  (from CyberLink)

The Safest Way to Protect Your Valuable Data. PowerBackup archives files, folders and application data, including or excluding files with advanced filtering. PowerBackup also schedules automatic backups for important data, restores data using the independent restorer utility, saves archiving time with Stream-to-Disc te...  Read more


PowerBackup is a software program developed by CyberLink. The most common release is 2.5.073120, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named powerbackup.exe. The setup package generally installs about 22 files and is usually about 11.93 MB (12,512,148 bytes). 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 33% of users of PowerBackup come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.CyberLink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\cyberlink\powerbackup
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{ADD5DB49-72CF-
Estimated size: 11.93 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PowerBackup

Program executable:powerbackup.exe
CyberLink PowerBackup
Path:C:\Program Files\cyberlink\powerbackup\powerbackup.exe
Additional files:
  • EvoParser.dll - Cyberlink Product Evolution Parser DLL
  • CBS.dll - Cyberlink Burning Service (CBS)
  • RestoreTool.exe - PowerBackup RestoreTool (CyberLink PowerBackup RestoreTool)
  • CLDrvChk.exe - CyberLink CLDrvChk (CLDrvChk)
  • PBKRC.dll - PowerBackup (CyberLink PowerBackup)
  • PBKScheduler.exe - PowerBackup Scheduler
  • HwCtrlMgr.dll - HwCtrlMgr
  • XTP8610Libu.dll (by Codejock Software)
  • dunzip32.dll (by Inner Media) - DynaZIP-32 Multi-Threading UnZIP DLL
  • dzip32.dll (by Inner Media) - DynaZIP Multi-Threading Zip DLL
  • CLRegAccess.exe

How do I remove PowerBackup?

You can uninstall PowerBackup 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 PowerBackup, 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 PowerBackup.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.31%
Windows Vista 21.35%
Windows 10 11.70%
Windows XP 9.36%
Windows Server 2003 0.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.62%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 18.18%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.37%
Windows 7 Professional 12.02%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.68%
Windows 10 Pro 3.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.90% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.90%
  United Kingdom 25.85%
  Germany 12.01%
  Japan 4.44%
  Italy 3.13%
  Canada 2.87%
  France 2.35%
  Australia 2.35%
  Taiwan 1.57%
  Austria 1.31%
  Finland 1.04%
  Hong Kong 0.78%
  Belgium 0.78%
  Norway 0.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.25%
Intel 10.10%
Hewlett-Packard 9.09%
Acer 9.09%
American Megatrends 9.09%
ASUS 3.03%
Samsung 3.03%
MSI 2.02%
Common models
Equus Computer Systems No... 5.71%
Micro-Star MSI Notebook E... 2.86%
Gigabyte EP35-DS4 1.90%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-S2P 1.90%
MSI MS-7522 1.90%
MEDIONPC MS-7091 1.90%

About CyberLink

CyberLink is a digital entertainment & multimedia products application whose products include video editing application, media middle application, a multimedia application suite, DVD authoring application, picture organizer & viewers & optical disc authoring application.
Publisher URL: www.cyberlink.com


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