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Veeam Backup and Replication


Veeam Backup and Replication is a software program developed by Veeam Software. The most common release is, 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 42 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Server 2003. While about 88% of users of Veeam Backup and Replication come from the United States, it is also popular in Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.veeam.com
Help link: www.veeam.com/support.asp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Veeam\Backup and Replication\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{08FA11B6-EE24-4BEE-BC82-889E7DC84111}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Veeam Backup and Replication

  • Extract.exe - Veeam Backup and Replication (Extract)
  • Veeam.AIR.Interaction.dll - Veeam.AIR.Interaction
  • Veeam.Backup.AgentProvider.dll - ManagerLib
  • Veeam.Backup.CatalogFsLib.dll - Veeam.Backup.CatalogFsLib
  • 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.CatalogClient.dll - Veeam.Backup.Interaction.CatalogMgmt
  • 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.LicenseLib.dll - Veeam.Backup.LicenseLib
  • Veeam.Backup.Manager.exe - VeeamManager
  • Veeam.Backup.Model.dll - Veeam.Backup.Model
  • Veeam.Backup.Service.exe - VeeamService
  • Veeam.Backup.Shell.exe - VeeamShell
  • Veeam.Backup.SnmpProvider.dll - Veeam.Backup.SnmpProvider
  • Veeam.Backup.SSH.dll
  • Veeam.Backup.UI.dll - Veeam.Backup.UI
  • Veeam.Backup.ViSoap.dll
  • Veeam.Backup.VssProvider.dll - Veeam.Backup.VssProvider
  • Veeam.Common.Remoting.dll - Veeam.Backup.Common.Remoting
  • VeeamAgent.exe - VeeamAgent
  • Veeam.Controls.dll - Veeam Backup and FastSCP
  • Interop.VeeamGuestAgentControl.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'VeeamGuestAgentControlLib'.
  • Interop.VeeamNfsSvcLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'VeeamNfsSvcLib'.
  • Interop.VeeamOibIdxComLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'VeeamOibIdxLib'.
  • Interop.VeeamVimLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'VeeamVimLib'.
  • Interop.VeeamSnmp.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'VeeamSnmp'.
  • Interop.veComLic.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'veComLic'.
  • vdk.exe (by Ken Kato) - Virtual Disk Driver for Windows (Virtual Disk Driver Control Program)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • Ionic.Zip.dll (by Dino Chiesa) - DotNetZip Library (Ionic's Zip Library)
  • libeay64.dll
  • rcmd.exe
  • ssleay64.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

How do I remove Veeam Backup and Replication?

You can uninstall Veeam Backup and Replication 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 Replication, 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 Replication.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Server 2003 33%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows Server 2003 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 66.67%
Microsoft Windows Server ... 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.50%
  Spain 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Intel 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Dell 33.33%


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