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Should I remove SyncBack?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,514
United States Rank #4,657
Reach 0.1167%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 246.58 days
1222.96 days >
Average installed length: 642.57 days


What is SyncBack?

SyncBack is software which allows backing up and synchronizing files to the same or different drives, to different media (CD, DVD, Flash, zip), or to a remote server. SyncBack Freeware is free for home and business use. SyncBackSE and SyncBackPro include a number of extra features, e.g. SFTP, backup to CD/DVD, 256-bit AES encryption, backup to email servers, scripting, etc.

About  (from 2BrightSparks)

Discover why SyncBack has become the favoured backup and synchronization solution of individuals, businesses, and non-profits, the world over. Whether you're a beginner or an advanced user, at home or work, SyncBack ensures your most valuable asset, data, remains protected.


During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named syncback.exe. The setup package generally installs about 18 files and is usually about 6.33 MB (6,642,286 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.SyncBack.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\2BrightSparks\SyncBack\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\2BrightSparks\SyncBack\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 6.33 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SyncBack

Program executable:syncback.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\2brightsparks\syncback\syncback.exe
Additional files:
  • SyncBackFree.exe - SyncBackFree
  • SyncBack_Setup.exe - SyncBack (SyncBack V3.2.26.0 (English))
  • RemBlankPwd.exe
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • SyncBack.exe is scheduled as a task named 'SyncBack Thunderbird Files 2017 2TB' (runs daily at 7:19 PM).
  • SyncBackFree.exe is scheduled as a task named 'SyncBackFree SkyDrive WORD' (runs daily at 15.04).
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • SyncBackFree.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named SyncBackFree synchro_FTP_doc_biere.
  • SyncBack.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named SyncBack film.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SyncBack.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SyncBack' which loads as C:\Program Files1\2BRIGH~1\SyncBack\SyncBack.exe -m.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • SyncBack.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\2BrightSparks\SyncBack\SyncBack.exe'.
  • SyncBackFree.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\2BrightSparks\SyncBackFree\SyncBackFree.exe'.
  • unins000.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Lavalys\EVEREST Home Edition\unins000.exe'.

How do I remove SyncBack?

You can uninstall SyncBack 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 SyncBack, 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 SyncBack.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.38%
Windows XP 14.55%
Windows 10 11.60%
Windows Vista 9.25%
Windows Server 2003 0.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.84%
Windows 7 Professional 16.71%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.33%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.97%
Windows 10 Home 3.60%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.12% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.12%
  France 12.78%
  Netherlands 5.92%
  Belgium 5.34%
  Germany 4.39%
  United Kingdom 3.63%
  Italy 3.52%
  Canada 3.27%
  Spain 2.40%
  Australia 2.29%
  Finland 1.05%
  Sweden 1.05%
  Israel 1.05%
  Switzerland 0.91%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.73%
Hewlett-Packard 23.87%
Acer 12.42%
ASUS 7.18%
Intel 4.76%
Toshiba 3.47%
Samsung 2.66%
American Megatrends 2.10%
Medion 1.69%
Lenovo 1.05%
Sahara 0.97%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.72%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.25%
Dell Inspiron 580 3.04%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 2.39%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.39%
ASUS All Series 2.17%


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