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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,556
United States Rank #4,518
Reach 0.0675%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 28.18 days
831.27 days >
Average installed length: 436.77 days


4.1 0.15%
4.0 0.15% 1.73% 0.30% 0.30% 1.28%
1.3.3 0.15%
1.3.1 11.95%
1.3.0 9.55%
1.2.0 5.56%
1.1.0 68.87%

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Roxio BackOnTrack

What is Roxio BackOnTrack?  (from Roxio)

Roxio BackOnTrack Suite is the complete media protection solution that automatically keeps your irreplaceable memories safe and protects your PC from both hardware and software disasters. Instant Restore protects your PC from disasters with the real-time system protection that recovers a system in seconds from virus at...  Read more


Roxio BackOnTrack is a program developed by Roxio. The most used version is 1.1.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is stax.exe. The software installer includes 198 files and is usually about 14.19 MB (14,884,459 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 67% of users of Roxio BackOnTrack come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Japan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.roxio.com/enu/products/backontrack/suite/overview.html
Help link: www.roxio.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Roxio 2012\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{729B89D0-946A-407E-A121-343BD3320C40}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 14.19 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Roxio BackOnTrack

Program executable:stax.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Roxio\stax.exe
Additional files:
  • Backup_Central10.exe - BackOnTrack
  • AS_Archive.dll - FILEARCHIVE_SDK (AS_Archive Dynamic Link Library)
  • EasyArchive.dll - Roxio File Backup
  • MainrENU.dll - MainrENU Dynamic Link Library
  • TrayProtect.exe - Roxio TrayProtect
  • RoxioRestore.exe - Roxio Restore
  • RRLauncher.exe - Roxio RRLauncher
  • faVss503.dll - faVss503 Dynamic Link Library
  • faVssMgr.dll - faVssMgr Dynamic Link Library
  • FileBackupSVC.exe - File BackupSVC
  • MainrJPN.dll - MainrJPN Dynamic Link Library
  • AS_Storage_w32.dll (by Sonic Solutions) - AS Imaging SDK (AS Imaging)
  • faVssProc.exe - VssProc Dynamic Link Library
  • SaibLib.dll (by Sonic Solutions) - BackOnTrack Suite (SaibLib Dynamic Link Library)
  • SaibSVR.exe - BackOnTrack Suite Service
  • TRPlugin.dll - TRPlugin Dynamic Link Library
  • faVssProcPS-Win32.dll - BackOnTrack Component
  • faVssProcPS-x64.dll
  • SaibW32.dll - SaibW32 Dynamic Link Library
  • Uninst.dll - Uninst DLL
  • gdiplus.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft GDI+
  • SaibIa32Install.exe - Driver Installer
  • MainrCHT.dll - MainrCHT Dynamic Link Library
  • MainrDEU.dll - MainrDEU Dynamic Link Library
  • SaibSVC.exe - SaibSVC Application
  • SchedulerTaskMgr.dll - Roxio SchedulerTaskMgr
  • AdminUtils.dll - BackOnTrack
  • BootApi.dll
  • Ini1530API_XP.dll - Ini1530API Dynamic Link Library
  • MainrCHS.dll - MainrCHS Dynamic Link Library
  • MainrDAN.dll - MainrDAN Dynamic Link Library
  • MainrESN.dll - MainrESN Dynamic Link Library
  • MainrFRA.dll - MainrFRA Dynamic Link Library
  • MainrITA.dll - MainrITA Dynamic Link Library
  • MainrKOR.dll - MainrKOR Dynamic Link Library
  • MainrNLD.dll - MainrNLD Dynamic Link Library
  • MainrPTG.dll - MainrPTG Dynamic Link Library
  • SPTIASPI.DLL (by Initio) - Initio SPTI APSI DLL
  • AdminUtilsrENU.dll
  • BOTCtxMenu.dll
  • MainrFIN.dll - MainrFIN Dynamic Link Library
  • MainrNOR.dll - MainrNOR Dynamic Link Library
  • MainrSVE.dll - MainrSVE Dynamic Link Library
  • msvcp71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcr71.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • AdminUtilsrCHT.dll
  • AdminUtilsrDEU.dll - BackOnTrack-Komponente
  • BackOnTrack.exe (by Rovi) - Roxio BackOnTrack
  • BEngine.dll
  • BEngineWrapper.dll
  • BNotify.exe (by Rovi) - BNotify
  • BOTIRCtrl.exe
  • BOTPath.dll
  • BOTRpDch.dll
  • BOTRstSrv.dll
  • BOTService.exe
  • BService.exe
  • CatCtx.dll
  • CommonWizards.dll
  • faVss501.dll - faVss501 Dynamic Link Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • BOTCtxMenu.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'BOTShellExt' with a class of {C5461655-E854-432E-82BA-B8DB17341360}.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • TrayProtect.exe is scheduled as a task named 'FileBackup 1' (runs monthly on Fridays at 11:18 AM).
  • RstIdle.exe is scheduled as a task named 'BackOnTrack Instant Restore Idle' (runs when idle).
4 Services
  • FileBackupSVC.exe runs as a service named 'Roxio File Backup Service' (CEEBC40A-FDED-4C59-B354-939132350B01).
  • SaibSVC.exe runs as a service named 'Roxio SAIB Service' (9734BF6A-2DCD-40f0-BAB0-5AAFEEBE1269).
  • BOTService.exe runs as a service named 'BOTService' (BOTService).
  • BService.exe runs as a service named 'BOT4Service' (BOT4Service).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.14 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000287381%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00001676%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00001198%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:4,694
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
435.61 KB average
Memory:8.31 MB
Total CPU:0.0000256236%
Kernel CPU:0.00001281%
User CPU:0.00001282%
CPU cycles/sec:7,822
I/O reads/min:3 Bytes
I/O writes/min:51 Bytes

How do I remove Roxio BackOnTrack?

You can uninstall Roxio BackOnTrack 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 Roxio BackOnTrack, 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 Roxio BackOnTrack.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 10 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.02%
Windows Vista 15.74%
Windows 10 15.36%
Windows XP 8.89%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.24%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.53%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.66%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.59%
Windows 7 Professional 7.07%
Windows 10 Home 5.47%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.30% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.30%
  Germany 7.26%
  Japan 6.22%
  Canada 4.20%
  United Kingdom 3.82%
  Italy 1.58%
  France 1.53%
  Spain 0.98%
  Netherlands 0.82%
  Australia 0.66%
  Mexico 0.44%
  Brazil 0.44%
  Belgium 0.38%
  Austria 0.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.28%
Hewlett-Packard 21.71%
Lenovo 19.42%
NEC 12.55%
Acer 7.00%
Toshiba 5.43%
ASUS 3.62%
Intel 2.29%
Medion 1.09%
Common models
LENOVO IdeaCentre K330 18.69%
LENOVO IdeaCentre K330B 7.39%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.52%
LENOVO IdeaCentre K320 10... 4.52%
LENOVO IdeaCentre K320 3.70%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.87%

About Roxio

Roxio, now Sonic Solutions, is a software developer specializing in consumer digital media products whose product line includes programs for the creation of digital media projects, media conversion software, and content distribution systems.
Publisher URL: www.roxio.com


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