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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #44,832
United States Rank #45,537
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 33.67 days
502.77 days >
Average installed length: 264.17 days


14.2.1180 16.22%
14.1.1786 29.73%
14.0.1798 54.05%

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Symantec Backup Exec Remote Agent for Windows

What is Symantec Backup Exec Remote Agent for Windows?  (from Symantec)

Backup Exec has a newly redesigned administration console and great new features like VMware and Hyper-V backup, bare-metal disaster recovery, and "no-hardware disaster recovery" via physical to virtual conversion. Protect more, store less and save more with the Symantec Backup Exec Family. It delivers reliable data an...  Read more


Symantec Backup Exec Remote Agent for Windows is a software program developed by Symantec. The most common release is 14.0.1798, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 57 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 42% of users of Symantec Backup Exec Remote Agent for Windows come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.symantec.com
Help link: entsupport.symantec.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Symantec\Backup Exec\RAWS\
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\Installer\{BF38D61B-B739-4170-84C5-05F3DA650447}\_setup.exe /C:

Program filesFiles installed by Symantec Backup Exec Remote Agent for Windows

  • ArchivalSearchHandler.dll - Symantec Backup Exec (TM) (Backup Exec Archive Search Provider)
  • ArchivalSearchHandlerMetaData.dll - Symantec Backup Exec 2012
  • ArchiveRemsrvPS64.dll - Backup Exec V1 64 bit stub
  • BEArchivalContentReaderWS.dll - BEArchivalContentReaderWS
  • BEArchivalSearchWS.dll - BEArchivalSearchWS
  • BEArchivalSearchWS_CH.dll
  • BEArchivalSearchWS_DE.dll
  • BEArchivalSearchWS_ES.dll
  • BEArchivalSearchWS_FR.dll
  • BEArchivalSearchWS_IT.dll
  • BEArchivalSearchWS_JA.dll
  • BEArchivalSearchWS_KO.dll
  • BEArchivalSearchWS_PT.dll
  • BEArchivalSearchWS_RU.dll
  • BEArchivalSearchWS_ZH.dll
  • bebsdu.dll - Backup Exec Matcher
  • becertutil.dll - Backup Exec Certificate Management Utility
  • bechksgfiles.dll - Backup Exec Exchange Checking Component
  • beclass.dll - Backup Exec Class Library
  • beclass_mini.dll
  • becluster.dll - Backup Exec Cluster Library
  • BeComSvc.exe - Backup Exec Com Service
  • becomsvcps.dll - Backup Exec Com Service Proxy
  • BECrypto.dll - Backup Exec Cryptographic Interface Library
  • bedbg.exe - Backup Exec Crash Debug Tool
  • bedebug.dll - Backup Exec Debug Library
  • bediag.exe - Backup Exec Diagnostic Utility
  • bedisk.dll - BEDisk
  • BEDiskFind.dll - BEDiskFind
  • BEDiskFindS.dll
  • bedsadgran.dll - Backup Exec Active Directory Granular Store
  • BedsBsa.dll - Backup Exec BSA Store
  • bedscomn.dll - Backup Exec Generic Store
  • bedsev.dll - Backup Exec Enterprise Vault
  • bedsevm.dll - Backup Exec Enterprise Vault Migrator Store
  • bedsExchMailArchival.dll - Backup Exec Exchange Archive.
  • bedsmbox.dll - Backup Exec V2 Mailbox store.
  • bedsmdoc.dll - Backup Exec MS Document Store
  • bedsnote.dll - Backup Exec Notes Store
  • bedsnt5.dll - Backup Exec NTFS Store
  • bedsNTFSArchive.dll - Backup Exec NTFS Archival
  • bedsoffhost.dll - Backup Exec off host Data Store
  • bedsra.dll - Backup Exec Remote Agent Store
  • BEDSRman.dll - Backup Exec Oracle RMAN Store
  • bedsshadow.dll - Backup Exec Shadow Copy Store
  • bedssms.dll - Backup Exec SMS Store
  • bedssmsp.dll - Backup Exec SIDF Parser
  • bedssps2.dll - Backup Exec SharePoint V2
  • bedssps3.dll - Backup Exec SharePoint V3
  • bedssql2.dll - Backup Exec SQL Store
  • bedsss.dll - Backup Exec SystemState
  • bedsupfs.dll - Backup Exec Utility Partition Store
  • bedsvmvcb.dll - Backup Exec VM VCB Proxy Data Store
  • bedsvrtsrv.dll - Backup Exec Virtual Server Agent
  • bedsxese.dll - Backup Exec Platinum Store
  • beerrors_CH.dll - Backup Exec Error Text Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • bedbg.exe runs as a service named 'Backup Exec Error Recording Service' (bedbg) "Backup Exec Error Recording Service (bedbg) monitors Backup Exec services and assists in troubleshooting errors.".

How do I remove Symantec Backup Exec Remote Agent for Windows?

You can uninstall Symantec Backup Exec Remote Agent for Windows 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 Symantec Backup Exec Remote Agent for Windows, 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 Symantec Backup Exec Remote Agent for Windows.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win XP 5%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 48.65%
Windows 10 27.03%
Windows Server 2003 13.51%
Windows Vista 5.41%
Windows XP 5.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 24.32%
Windows Server 2008 R2 St... 10.81%
Microsoft Windows Server ... 8.11%
Windows Server 2012 Stand... 5.41%
Windows Server 2012 R2 St... 5.41%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 5.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.86%
  United Kingdom 9.30%
  Brazil 4.65%
  France 4.65%
  India 4.65%
  Spain 4.65%
  Israel 4.65%
  South Africa 2.33%
  TN 2.33%
  Taiwan 2.33%
  Dominican Republic 2.33%
  Sweden 2.33%
  Indonesia 2.33%
  Germany 2.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Intel 42.86%
Dell 28.57%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Common models
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 33.33%
Xen HVM domU 8.33%
Microsoft Corporation Vir... 5.56%
HP ProLiant ML350 G5 2.78%
HP HP EliteBook 755 G3 2.78%
HP Pro 3300 Series MT 2.78%

About Symantec

Symantec developers security software for business and consumers and helps customers protect their computers, information, identities and infrastructure by delivering software and services that address risks to security with various products such as Norton AntiVirus, Internet security, and anti-spyware products e.
Publisher URL: www.symantec.com


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