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What does the MOBKbackup.exe file do?

The MOBKbackup.exe process is also known as McAfee Online Backup Service bootstrapper and is a part of McAfee Online Backup. This software is produced by McAfee (www.mcafee.com). An obsolete or defective version of MOBKbackup.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about MOBKbackup.exe MOBKbackup.exe

MOBKbackup.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file MOBKbackup.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 231,224 bytes (60% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 229,688 bytes.
It is the service "MOBKbackup".
The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. It contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. The application does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. You may uninstall the related program using Windows Control Panel. The file is no part of Microsoft Windows. For this reason, 8% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves MOBKbackup.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.

What do other computer users say about MOBKbackup?

The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.

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How to uninstall McAfee Online Backup

To remove MOBKbackup.exe from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate McAfee Online Backup in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if MOBKbackup.exe (MOBKbackup.exe) was uninstalled cleanly

After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of MOBKbackup.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for MOBKbackup.exe or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.

What to do if a program does not uninstall

The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.

Last but not least

If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or MOBKbackup.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.

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