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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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United States Rank #31,975
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WD Anywhere Backup


WD Anywhere Backup is a software program developed by Memeo. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The setup package generally installs about 49 files and is usually about 18.81 MB (19,724,568 bytes). The installed file MemeoUpdater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 82% of users of WD Anywhere Backup come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.WD.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\WD\WD Anywhere Backup\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{649C4B1A-6A76-499A-9AEC-0C9530FA7D2C}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0409
Estimated size: 18.81 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WD Anywhere Backup

  • BackupPlanMigrationTool.exe - Backup Plan Migration Tool
  • MemeoOneClickRestore.exe - One Click Restore Launcher
  • InstUtil.dll - Memeo Install Utility
  • MemeoBackup.exe - WD Anywhere Backup (WD Anywhere Backup Client)
  • MemeoRestore.exe - WD Anywhere Restore
  • MemeoLauncher.exe - Memeo AutoBackup (Memeo AutoBackup Launcher)
  • MemeoLauncher2.exe
  • Tanagra.BMU.dll - Memeo AutoBackup Configuration
  • Tanagra.DataClad.DataAccess.dll - Memeo AutoBackup DataClad DataAccess
  • Tanagra.DataClad.dll - Memeo AutoBackup DataClad
  • Tanagra.Interop.dll - Memeo AutoBackup Interop
  • Tanagra.Utility.dll - Memeo AutoBackup Utility
  • MemeoUpdater.exe - MemeoUpdater
  • Tanagra.Third-party.Security.dll - Tanagra.Third-party.Security
  • Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'IWshRuntimeLibrary'.
  • Interop.DSOFile.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'DSOFile'.
  • OCR.exe - WD Anywhere OneClick Restore
  • ID3.dll (by Hamed J.I) - ID3
  • Microsoft.Samples.MediaCatalog.dll - Media Catalog
  • Microsoft.Windows.Forms.Navigation.dll - Windows Navigation lib
  • NamedPipes.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • MemeoLauncher2.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WD Anywhere Backup' which loads as C:\Program Files\wd\wd anywhere backup\memeolauncher2.exe --silent.

How do I remove WD Anywhere Backup?

You can uninstall WD Anywhere Backup 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 WD Anywhere Backup, 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 WD Anywhere Backup.

Win XP 44%
Win 10 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 43.75%
Windows Vista 40.63%
Windows 7 12.50%
Windows 10 3.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 41.94%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 38.71%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.90%
Windows 10 Home 3.23%
Windows Vista Home Basic 3.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.63% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 81.63%
  Australia 6.12%
  Canada 4.08%
  Spain 2.04%
  United Kingdom 2.04%
  LY 2.04%
  Netherlands 2.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 36.67%
Hewlett-Packard 23.33%
American Megatrends 13.33%
Toshiba 10.00%
Gateway 6.67%
Sony 3.33%
Intel 3.33%
Acer 3.33%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro P10... 4.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite L355 4.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite A215 4.00%
Sony VGN-FW41M_H 4.00%
Sony VGC-V517G 4.00%

Publisher URL: www.memeo.com


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