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2.0.1 50.00%
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StrongHold Online Backup

What is StrongHold Online Backup?  (from Stronghold.com)

Stronghold makes backup easy with intelligent system scans that locate and secure your important files, even if they are buried deep in your system. With Stronghold, you never need to fuss with complicated setup screens. Protect your whole family and install Stronghold on up to five computers without paying an extra d...  Read more


StrongHold Online Backup is a program developed by Stronghold.com. The most used version is 2.0.1, 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 StrongHold.exe. The software installer includes 26 files and is usually about 4.39 MB (4,608,487 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 XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 80% of users of StrongHold Online Backup come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Stronghold
URL: stronghold.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Stronghold Online Backup\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{929FB857-A9C1-4CBB-AD4C-B5DCD83D6224}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.39 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by StrongHold Online Backup

Program executable:StrongHold.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Stronghold Online Backup\StrongHold.exe
Additional files:
  • Common.dll - Stronghold Online Backup (SOS.Common)
  • Integration.Scheduler.dll - SOS.Integration.Scheduler
  • updater.exe - updater 2.0.1 © Stronghold, Inc, 2013
  • stronghold_ext.exe - Stronghold Free Manager (Stronghold Free Manager Installer)
  • StrongholdMessenger.exe - Stronghold Messenger (StrongholdMessenger)
  • ClientMessenger.exe - Client Messaging
  • BackupLauncher.exe - Backup Launcher
  • StrongHold.exe - Stronghold
  • Interop.ADODB.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'ADODB'.
  • Interop.ADOX.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'ADOX'.
  • Microsoft.mshtml.dll - Assembly imported from type library MSHTML
  • BusinessLogic.ApplicationManagement.dll - BusinessLogic.ApplicationManagement
  • BusinessLogic.StrongholdManagement.dll - BusinessLogic.StrongholdManagement
  • Environment.Identification.dll - Environment.Identification
  • Infrastructure.Metadata.dll - Infrastructure.Metadata
  • Infrastructure.Helpers.dll - Infrastructure.Helpers
  • Infrastructure.Metrics.dll - Infrastructure.Metrics
  • Infrastructure.Models.dll - Infrastructure.Models
  • UI.MainApplication.dll - UI.MainApplication
  • Data.Repository.dll - Data.Repository
  • BBV.Framework.dll - BBV.Framework
  • BusinessLogic.SosManagement.dll - SosManagement
  • SoftwareLocker.dll (by Hamed JI) - TrialMaker
  • Stronghold.Interval.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • ClientMessenger.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Messenger' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Stronghold Online Backup\ClientMessenger.exe".

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Or, you can uninstall StrongHold 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program StrongHold Online Backup, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 StrongHold Online Backup.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win XP 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 57%
Keep it 43%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  Canada 20.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%

About (from Stronghold.com, LLC)

The integrity of the Strongvault system goes beyond simply keeping data safe. You'll find excellence throughout your experience.
Publisher URL: strongvaultfree.com


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