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Should I remove Prolific Backup?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #28,079
United States Rank #35,802
Reach 0.0061%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.48 days
368.03 days >
Average installed length: 193.37 days


VersionDistribution 29.41% 70.59%

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Prolific Backup


Prolific Backup is a program developed by Prolific Technology. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is plbackup.exe. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 708 KB (724,992 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 32% of users of Prolific Backup come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.prolific.com.tw
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Prolific Technology Inc.\Prolific Backup
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{D88A7919-C81E-4F6A-8B77-D1B2E42EE0CD}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -u -removeonly
Estimated size: 708 KB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Prolific Backup

Program executable:plbackup.exe
Name:Prolific Backup
Prolific PL-2x7x Backup Application
Path:C:\Program Files\prolific technology inc\prolific backup\plbackup.exe
Additional files:
  • OneBtn.exe - OneBtn Application (One Button Launch Application for PL2x7x)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • OneBtn.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Prolific_OneButton' and executes as C:\Program Files\Prolific Technology Inc\Prolific Backup\OneBtn.exe.

How do I remove Prolific Backup?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 7 2%
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 65.88%
Windows 8 25.88%
Windows XP 5.88%
Windows Vista 2.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.12%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.65%
Windows 7 Professional 14.12%
Windows 8.1 10.59%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.24%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.52% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 31.52%
  United States 19.57%
  France 16.30%
  Italy 7.61%
  Australia 6.52%
  United Kingdom 6.52%
  Slovenia 1.09%
  Brazil 1.09%
  Belgium 1.09%
  Switzerland 1.09%
  Finland 1.09%
  Austria 1.09%
  New Zealand 1.09%
  Luxembourg 1.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.42%
Acer 16.98%
ASUS 13.21%
Medion 11.32%
Dell 9.43%
Intel 5.66%
Samsung 3.77%
Lenovo 1.89%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 3.08%
MEDIONPC MS-7708 3.08%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.08%
TOSHIBA Satellite P850 1.54%
TOSHIBA Satellite L850 1.54%


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