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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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United States Rank #36,372
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VersionDistribution 35.29% 7.84% 3.92% 7.84% 17.65% 27.45%

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Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery 2010

What is Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery 2010?  (from Symantec)

Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery 2010 is a simple, cost-effective backup and recovery solution for small businesses that helps minimize downtime and avoid disaster by easily recovering data or complete Windows systems in minutes, even to different hardware or virtual environments. Backup Exec System Recovery is the...  Read more


Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery 2010 is a program developed by Symantec. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 software installer includes 48 files and is usually about 810.96 KB (830,425 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 47% of users of Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery 2010 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.symantec.com
Help link: www.symantec.com/business/support/overview.jsp?pid=53845
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Symantec\Backup Exec System Recovery\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{A8EA8A55-FDBE-4875-B598-DDC15B298290}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 810.96 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery 2010

  • Seast.exe - Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery 2010 (Recovery Support Tool)
  • SmeDump.exe - Storage Management Engine
  • BootEnvSetup.exe - LOR Command Line Setup Program
  • EasySetupInt.dll - Support module for EasySetup wizard
  • ErrorGui.dll - ErrorGui
  • FileBackup.dll - File and folder backup and recovery
  • GDPluginRegister.exe - Google Desktop Plugin Register
  • GDSymV2i.dll - Google Desktop Plugin for V2i files
  • GDUrlLauncher.exe - Google Desktop URL launcher
  • SecurityConfig.exe - Security Configuration application
  • SpnRegister.dll - SpnRegister Module
  • VProDirWatcher.dll - Directory Watcher Component
  • VProImaging.dll - Imaging Module
  • VProSvc.exe - Service Module
  • VProTray.exe - Tray Application
  • VProOneTouch.exe - Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery (VProOneTouch)
  • VProSnap.dll - Virtual Volume Imaging COM Module
  • V2iToc.dll - Virtual Volume Imaging (V2I) (Image Table of Contents Interface)
  • ExchangeSupport.dll - Granular Restore Option (Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery Granular Restore Option)
  • Spsprebkup.exe
  • SymDB.exe - SymDB Module

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • VProSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Backup Exec System Recovery' (Backup Exec System Recovery) "Provides backup and restore services, job scheduling, and event notification.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • VProTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery 2010' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Symantec\Backup Exec System Recovery\Agent\VProTray.exe".

How do I remove Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery 2010?

Quickly and completely remove Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery 2010 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery 2010 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 Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery 2010, 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 Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery 2010.

Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win Vista (SP2) 4%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.43%
Windows 10 9.80%
Windows XP 7.84%
Windows Vista 3.92%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 42.86%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.24%
Windows 7 Enterprise 10.20%
Windows 10 Pro 4.08%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.77% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.77%
  Germany 12.90%
  France 4.84%
  Israel 4.84%
  Netherlands 4.84%
  Norway 3.23%
  Australia 3.23%
  India 3.23%
  Singapore 1.61%
  Taiwan 1.61%
  Belgium 1.61%
  Korea 1.61%
  Mexico 1.61%
  Spain 1.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 38.64%
Lenovo 18.18%
Hewlett-Packard 15.91%
Toshiba 6.82%
Intel 4.55%
Samsung 4.55%
Acer 4.55%
Sahara 2.27%
American Megatrends 2.27%
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Packard Bell NEC IMEDIA 2... 2.38%
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Intel W840DI 2.38%

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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