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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,995
United States Rank #17,431
Reach 0.0186%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 106.69 days
332.55 days >
Average installed length: 174.73 days


VersionDistribution 8.45% 3.00% 2.72% 10.63% 19.07% 9.54% 2.45% 2.72% 4.36% 5.72% 10.35% 6.81% 5.45% 0.82% 2.45% 5.45%

QNAP NetBak Replicator

What is QNAP NetBak Replicator?  (from QNAP Systems)

The QNAP NetBak Replicator, provided with any Turbo NAS unit free of charge, helps you easily back up files from Windows PC - entire disk drives, documents, pictures, music, videos, fonts, emails, and more - to the Turbo NAS. The operation is very simple. You can do the backup task in just a few clicks using NetBak Rep...  Read more


QNAP NetBak Replicator is a software program developed by QNAP Systems. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 netbak.exe. The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 47.34 MB (49,639,781 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 33% of users of QNAP NetBak Replicator come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.qnap.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\qnap\netbak
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\QNAP\NetBak\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 47.34 MB

Program filesFiles installed by QNAP NetBak Replicator

Program executable:netbak.exe
Name:NetBak Replicator
NetBak Replicator Application
Path:C:\Program Files\qnap\netbak\netbak.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - NetBak Replicator Installer
  • BatchLogonRight.exe - NetBak Replicator (Batch Logon Right Tools)
  • Enclosure.exe - NetBak Enclosure
  • NetBak.dll - NetBak Replicator Backup Library
  • QBackup.dll
  • QFile.dll - NetBak Replicator QFile Library
  • QVss_Win2003.dll - NetBak Replicator VSS Library
  • QVss_WinService.dll
  • QVss_WinVista.dll
  • QVss_WinXP.dll
  • QVssService.exe - QNAP Volume Shadow Copy Service
  • RdiffDll.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • NetBak.exe is scheduled as a task named 'NetBak-WORKSTATION-Dan-Job1' (runs daily at 9:00 PM).
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • NetBak.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named NetBak-INTRANET-pcampostrini-AutoStartup.
  • Enclosure.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named NetBakAutoStartup.
  • QVssService.exe runs as a service named 'QNAP Vss Service' (QVssService) "QNAP Volume Shadow Copy Service".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Enclosure.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'QBackEnclosure' which loads as "C:\Program Files\QNAP\NetBak\Enclosure.exe" /launch_netbak_min.

How do I remove QNAP NetBak Replicator?

You can uninstall QNAP NetBak Replicator 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 QNAP NetBak Replicator, 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 QNAP NetBak Replicator.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 49.86%
Windows 10 47.68%
Windows XP 1.63%
Windows Vista 0.82%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 25.34%
Windows 10 Pro 14.88%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.22%
Windows 10 Home 11.02%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.09%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.99%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.68% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.68%
  Germany 14.74%
  Italy 8.11%
  France 6.39%
  Netherlands 6.14%
  United Kingdom 5.16%
  Australia 2.95%
  Canada 2.70%
  Switzerland 2.70%
  DK 2.21%
  Taiwan 1.97%
  Sweden 1.47%
  Belgium 1.47%
  Japan 1.47%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.54%
Dell 21.03%
Acer 13.33%
ASUS 11.28%
Medion 4.10%
Intel 3.08%
Lenovo 3.08%
Samsung 3.08%
MSI 2.05%
Apple 1.03%
Alienware 1.03%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.77%
Dell Inspiron 7537 2.26%
MSI MS-7752 2.26%
Gigabyte GA-880GA-UD3H 2.26%
ASUSTeK M51AC 1.50%
ASUSTeK K95VJ 1.50%

About (from QNAP Systems, Inc.)

QNAP, Inc.
Publisher URL: www.qnap.com


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