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Should I remove Secure Backup and Share?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,618
United States Rank #8,427
Reach 0.0139%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 33.04 days
974.74 days >
Average installed length: 512.15 days


VersionDistribution 88.64% 0.73% 10.62%

Secure Backup and Share

What is Secure Backup and Share?  (from Comcast)

Protect yourself against hackers with advanced encryption technology that keeps files secure. Copy your valuable files to a secure location that's always available to you. Download once and files can be backed up automatically - no more cumbersome hard drives or burning CDs. Restore files easily in a few quick steps if...  Read more


Secure Backup and Share is a program developed by Comcast. The most used version is, 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. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 27.45 MB (28,780,431 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 100% of users of Secure Backup and Share come from the United States, it is also popular in Singapore and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.comcastvault.net
Help link: support.comcastvault.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SecureBackupShare\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{944C7ABA-33A6-9E48-8210-B3335FF64D65}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 27.45 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Secure Backup and Share

  • backup.dll - Secure Backup and Share (Secure Backup and Share Service)
  • ComcastSecureBackupSharebackup.exe - Secure Backup and Share Service bootstrapper
  • ComcastSecureBackupShareconf.exe - Secure Backup and Share Settings Utility
  • ComcastSecureBackupShareshell.dll - Secure Backup and Share Shell Extensions
  • ComcastSecureBackupSharestat.exe - Secure Backup and Share Status Application
  • oem.dll - Secure Backup and Share Resource Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • ComcastSecureBackupShareshell.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'ComcastSecureBackupShare' with a class of {72bcb80d-7778-eb4a-ec51-22340ad33e07}.
  • ComcastSecureBackupSharebackup.exe runs as a service named 'Comcast Secure Backup & Share Backup Service' (ComcastSecureBackupSharebackup) "Backs up files to the Secure Backup and Share servers. Please DO NOT stop this service.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:24.8 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0009886638%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00040060%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00058806%
0.015104% average
70 average
I/O reads/min:884.74 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:17.89 KB
105.02 KB average
Memory:13.81 MB
Total CPU:0.0003765062%
Kernel CPU:0.00012090%
User CPU:0.00025561%
I/O reads/min:117.34 KB
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes

How do I remove Secure Backup and Share?

You can uninstall Secure Backup and Share 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 Secure Backup and Share, 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 Secure Backup and Share.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.13%
Windows Vista 17.22%
Windows XP 7.69%
Windows 10 6.96%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 58.89%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.07%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.78%
Windows 7 Professional 5.19%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.07%
Windows 10 Home 3.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

99.58% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 99.58%
  Singapore 0.21%
  United Kingdom 0.21%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.50%
Dell 35.00%
Acer 9.00%
Toshiba 9.00%
ASUS 3.00%
Intel 1.50%
Lenovo 1.50%
Gateway 1.00%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 3.18%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.18%
Dell Dimension E521 2.55%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.55%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.55%
TOSHIBA Satellite L505D 2.55%

About Comcast

Comcast is the largest cable operator and media conglomerates, home Net service provider in the United States, providing cable tv, broadband Net, phone service and in some areas home security to both residential and commercial customers.
Publisher URL: www.comcast.com


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