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Should I remove Samsung Auto Backup?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
19% remove it81% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,263
United States Rank #25,371
Reach 0.0300%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.93 days
647.05 days >
Average installed length: 339.98 days


4.2.725.0 5.07%
4.1.371.0 81.93%
4, 1, 371, 0 12.67%
4, 1, 364, 0 0.34%

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Samsung Auto Backup

What is Samsung Auto Backup?  (from Clarus)

Samsung Auto Backup is the ultimate backup solution for creating reserve copies of data. You can make full, custom, and scheduled backups. With Samsung Auto Backup, you will get encryption, scheduled backups, and extracting tool. The Samsung External Hard Disk Drive manufacturer does not guarantee data stored in the Sa...  Read more


Samsung Auto Backup is a software program developed by Clarus. The most common release is 4.1.371.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named isfmgr.exe. The setup package generally installs about 64 files and is usually about 21.37 MB (22,406,354 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 13% of users of Samsung Auto Backup come from Brazil, it is also popular in the United States and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.clarussoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Clarus\Samsung Auto Backup
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{821D6F49-1B20-4809-8C73-286CFC52B1B1}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 21.37 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Samsung Auto Backup

Program executable:isfmgr.exe
Name:Clarus ISFMgr
IntelliStor Family Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\clarus\samsung auto backup\isfmgr.exe
Additional files:
  • ISFICA.exe - IntelliStor Clone Backup Engine Module
  • ISFDBL.exe - Clarus ISFDelBackLog Module (IntelliStor Backup Log Deletion Module)
  • ShContextMenu.dll - Clarus ShContextMenu Module (IntelliStor ShContextMenu Module)
  • ISFRealTimeD.exe - Clarus ISFRealtimeD Module (IntelliStor Realtime Daemon)
  • ISFLV.exe - Clarus ISFLogView Module (IntelliStor Log Viewer Module)
  • ISFCD.exe - Clarus ISFTimerD Module (IntelliStor Destination Checker)
  • ISFEngine.exe - Clarus ISFEngine Module (IntelliStor Backup Engine Module)
  • ISFNetMonD.exe - Clarus ISPNetMon Module (IntelliStor Network Monitoring Service)
  • ISFTimerD.exe - IntelliStor Scheduler Service
  • ISFFSMng.dll - Clarus ISFFSMng Module (ISFFSMng Module)
  • CVI.dll - Clarus ISF CVI Module (ISF CVI.DLL v4.0)
  • ISFEquipBackup.exe - Clarus ISFEquipBackup (IntelliStor Equip Backup Module)
  • ISFEmi.exe - Clarus ISPEmi Module (IntelliStor Emigration Engine Module)
  • ISFMI.exe - Clarus ISPMI Module (IntelliStor Migration Launcher Module)
  • ISFIC.exe - Clarus ISIC Module (IntelliStor ISIC Module)
  • XZip.dll - Clarus XZip Module
  • ISFGuage.exe - Clarus ISFGuage (ISF Guage Module)
  • XZipWide.dll - Clarus XZipWide (IntelliStor Backup XZipWide)
  • SPI.dll - Clarus SPI (Information SecretZone)
  • CrmUtil4cU.dll - CrmUtil4c
  • CrmCore4.dll - CrmCore4
  • CrmCore4U.dll
  • X3S.dll - X3S Module
  • Cltbl4U.dll - Cltbl4
  • Clkv4.dll - Clkv4
  • Clkv4U.dll
  • XUtilU.dll (by Xteem)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • ShContextMenu.dll is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'DVDFabHDDecrypterOnDVDArrival' with the ProgID of 'DVDFabHDDecrypterOpen' and the action verb 'Open.
Context Menu Handler
  • ShContextMenu.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'SimpleShlExt' with a class of {A53118EA-E89E-49BD-AB1B-AB180BB12CFE}.
3 Scheduled Tasks
  • ISFMgr.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B6BF7B92-D9D3-4E26-8D9D-960F0FEFB15B}' (runs on registration).
  • ISFRealTimeD.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{16C6F58F-4E26-4B27-ACCF-C79F3FA919EA}' (runs on registration).
  • ISFGuage.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EF3BB26C-9C09-4C9C-BF57-5C1A2F18E3C9}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Samsung Auto Backup?

You can uninstall Samsung Auto 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Samsung Auto Backup, 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 Samsung Auto Backup.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.70%
Windows XP 17.88%
Windows Vista 14.00%
Windows 10 8.09%
Windows Server 2003 0.34%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.02%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.44%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.45%
Windows 7 Professional 10.60%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.72%
Windows 10 Home 5.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

12.62% of installs come from Brazil
Which countries install it?
  Brazil 12.62%
  United States 10.80%
  Germany 9.47%
  Netherlands 7.97%
  Australia 7.31%
  Israel 7.31%
  France 5.65%
  United Kingdom 4.98%
  Belgium 3.49%
  Italy 2.66%
  South Africa 2.33%
  Poland 2.33%
  Hungary 2.33%
  Sweden 1.66%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.48%
Hewlett-Packard 16.14%
Acer 15.56%
ASUS 8.36%
Intel 7.49%
Toshiba 6.92%
Samsung 6.34%
American Megatrends 2.59%
Sahara 2.02%
Medion 1.44%
Lenovo 0.86%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.20%
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.62%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.89%
Acer Aspire 5742 2.31%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.31%
Dell Inspiron 1525 2.31%


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