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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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VersionDistribution 2.56% 2.56%
3.0.3 87.18%
3.0.2 2.56%
3.0.1 2.56%
2.0.1 2.56%

Veeam Backup and FastSCP


Veeam Backup and FastSCP is a software program developed by Veeam Software. The most common release is 3.0.3, 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 48 files and is usually about 96.63 MB (101,319,192 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 45% of users of Veeam Backup and FastSCP come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Switzerland.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.veeam.com
Help link: www.veeam.com/support.asp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Veeam\Backup and FastSCP\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{84AE4B05-589A-4515-9238-0AC9F250C062}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 96.63 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Veeam Backup and FastSCP

  • Extract.exe - Veeam Backup and FastSCP (Veeam Extract)
  • Veeam.Backup.AgentProvider.dll - ManagerLib
  • Veeam.Backup.Common.dll - Veeam.Backup.Common
  • Veeam.Backup.Core.dll
  • Veeam.Backup.DBManager.dll - Veeam.Backup.DBManager
  • Veeam.Backup.EsxManager.dll
  • Veeam.Backup.FileRestore.exe - FileLevelRestore
  • Veeam.Backup.FileRestore.Service.exe - LinuxFileRestoreService
  • Veeam.Backup.HyperVLib.dll - Veeam.Backup.HyperVLib
  • Veeam.Backup.Interaction.DataCollector.dll - Veeam.Backup.Interaction.DataCollector
  • Veeam.Backup.Interaction.Management.dll - Veeam.Backup.Interaction.Management
  • Veeam.Backup.Interaction.Reporting.dll - Veeam.Backup.Interaction.Reporting
  • Veeam.Backup.Manager.exe - VeeamManager
  • Veeam.Backup.PowerShell.dll - Veeam.Backup.PowerShell
  • Veeam.Backup.Service.exe - VeeamService
  • Veeam.Backup.Shell.exe - VeeamShell
  • Veeam.Backup.SSH.dll
  • Veeam.Backup.UI.dll - Veeam.Backup.UI
  • Veeam.Backup.ViSoap.dll
  • Veeam.Common.Remoting.dll - Veeam.Backup.Common.Remoting
  • Veeam.Controls.dll
  • VeeamAgent.exe - VeeamAgent
  • VeeamGuestAgentCtrl.dll - VeeamGuestAgentCtrl
  • VeeamSnmp.dll
  • VeeamVim.dll
  • veComLic.dll - veComLic (veComLib)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • Veeam.Backup.Service.exe runs as a service named 'Veeam Backup and FastSCP Service' (Veeam Backup and FastSCP Service) "Manages Veeam Backup and FastSCP backup, replication and file copy jobs.".

How do I remove Veeam Backup and FastSCP?

You can uninstall Veeam Backup and FastSCP 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 Veeam Backup and FastSCP, 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 Veeam Backup and FastSCP.

Win 7 (SP1) 72%
Win Server 2003 5%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.79%
Windows XP 12.82%
Windows 10 10.26%
Windows Server 2003 5.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 48.72%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.82%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.82%
Windows 10 Pro 7.69%
Windows Server 2008 R2 St... 5.13%
Windows 7 Enterprise 5.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.64%
  Germany 8.93%
  Switzerland 7.14%
  Netherlands 7.14%
  France 5.36%
  Belgium 3.57%
  Poland 3.57%
  Italy 3.57%
  United Kingdom 3.57%
  NC 1.79%
  Brazil 1.79%
  Norway 1.79%
  Argentina 1.79%
  Indonesia 1.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.59%
Hewlett-Packard 20.59%
Intel 14.71%
Lenovo 14.71%
Sony 8.82%
American Megatrends 5.88%
ASUS 2.94%
Sahara 2.94%
Compaq 2.94%
Toshiba 2.94%
Common models
Dell Studio XPS 8100 6.06%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 6.06%
LENOVO 7826AG5 3.03%
HP ProLiant BL460c G1 3.03%
HP Compaq 8200 Elite SFF ... 3.03%


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