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6% remove it94% keep it
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VersionDistribution 77.55% 4.08% 16.33% 2.04%

Tech Junkies Data Vault


Tech Junkies Data Vault is a program developed by Tech Junkies, Inc. 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. 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 installer includes 41 files and is usually about 11.99 MB (12,573,063 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: thetechjunkies.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Tech Junkies Data Vault\\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{D45DEE98-0C8D-4135-8DFE-C11585A74D00}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 11.99 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Tech Junkies Data Vault

  • ArchiveNS.dll
  • ArchiveNSPS.dll
  • ArchivePropSheets.dll
  • ArchivePropSheetsPS.dll
  • ArchiveService.exe
  • ArchiveServicePS.dll
  • ArchiveTypes.dll
  • ArchiveTypesPS.dll
  • BackupServiceFormView.exe (by Gillware Data Services) - Remote Backup Status Viewer
  • base.dll
  • CAB.dll
  • categories.dll
  • Comm.dll
  • Configure.exe
  • DB.dll
  • Delta.dll
  • LocalStorage.dll
  • LocalStoragePS.dll
  • Overlays.dll
  • OverlaysPS.dll
  • PostInstaller.exe
  • Resources.dll
  • Scan.exe
  • Scanner.dll
  • ScannerPS.dll
  • SeedBackup.exe
  • SetupHandlers.dll
  • SetupHandlersPS.dll
  • Utils.dll
  • zlib_gw.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Scan.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Upload Event Log' (runs daily at 1:54 PM).
  • ArchiveService.exe runs as a service named 'Computaters Online Backup Powered By Gillware' (ArchiveService) "Backs up files to the Cloud.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • BackupServiceFormView.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'BackupServiceViewer' which loads as C:\Program Files\Tech Junkies Data Vault\BackupServiceFormView.exe.

How do I remove Tech Junkies Data Vault?

You can uninstall Tech Junkies Data Vault 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 Tech Junkies Data Vault, 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 Tech Junkies Data Vault.

Win 7 (SP1) 43%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 55.10%
Windows 7 42.86%
Windows Vista 2.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 24.49%
Windows 7 Professional 22.45%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.41%
Windows 8.1 18.37%
Windows 10 Pro 10.20%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.04%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 56.25%
Lenovo 27.08%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Common models
LENOVO 20157 10.42%
LENOVO 20236 8.33%
Dell Inspiron 660s 6.25%
Dell Dell System Vostro... 6.25%
HP-Pavilion AZ224AV-ABA 3... 6.25%
Dell Vostro 3700 4.17%


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