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Should I remove Storegate Online Backup?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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VersionDistribution 2.22% 2.22% 17.78% 15.56% 4.44% 4.44% 6.67% 4.44% 4.44% 26.67% 2.22% 2.22% 2.22% 2.22% 2.22%

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Storegate Online Backup

What is Storegate Online Backup?  (from Storegate AB)

Online Backup from Storegate is a fully automated, real time online backup service for computer and laptop users. Storegate offers a secure, reliable way to backup your personal critical data without the hassle, time and cost associated with traditional CD’s, external drives and tape backup methods. Whenever you create...  Read more


Storegate Online Backup is a program developed by Storegate AB. 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 OnlineBackup.exe. The software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 20.38 MB (21,372,145 bytes). Updater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 85% of users of Storegate Online Backup come from Sweden, it is also popular in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Storegate\OnlineBackup\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{E98575BF-10CA-4E3A-A807-67321FBEF916}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 20.38 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Storegate Online Backup

Program executable:OnlineBackup.exe
Name:Storegate Online Backup
Online Backup
Additional files:
  • Common.dll - Storegate Online Backup
  • OnlineBackup.exe - Online Backup
  • OverlayIcon.v1.dll
  • PersistentQueue.dll
  • SgWebdavClient.dll - Online Backup WebDAV Client
  • Storegate.Services.dll - Online Backup Services
  • Wizard.Controls.dll
  • Wizard.UI.dll
  • CustomScrollBar.dll - CustomScrollBar
  • Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'IWshRuntimeLibrary'.
  • Updater.exe (by ILT Solutions AB) - WebUpdate
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (log4net for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • LogicNP.FolderView.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • OnlineBackup.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'StoregateOnlineBackup' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Storegate\OnlineBackup\OnlineBackup.exe".

How do I remove Storegate Online Backup?

You can uninstall Storegate Online 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 Storegate Online 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 Storegate Online Backup.

Win 7 (SP1) 43%
Win 7 5%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 47.73%
Windows 10 34.09%
Windows XP 11.36%
Windows Vista 6.82%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.09%
Windows 7 Professional 13.64%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.36%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.09%
Windows 10 Home 9.09%
Windows 10 Pro 6.82%

Distribution by countryGeography

85.42% of installs come from Sweden
Which countries install it?
  Sweden 85.42%
  United States 14.58%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.95%
Dell 21.05%
Acer 13.16%
ASUS 10.53%
Lenovo 5.26%
American Megatrends 5.26%
NEC 2.63%
Sony 2.63%
Intel 2.63%
Sahara 2.63%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 660 5.41%
Dell Dimension 5100 ... 2.70%
ASUSTeK K53SK 2.70%
Acer Aspire V5-531 2.70%
Acer Aspire 3820 2.70%
LENOVO 7099A5G 2.70%


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