What is BackupOutlook.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the BackupOutlook.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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BackupOutlook.exe file information

The process known as BackupOutlook belongs to software BackupOutlook by Wisco.

Description: BackupOutlook.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. BackupOutlook.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 3,717,232 bytes. 
There is no file information. The file is certified by a trustworthy company. It is not a Windows system file. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The program is not visible. The process starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: Run). BackupOutlook.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs, hide itself, monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 55% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: If you are having problems with BackupOutlook.exe, you may also do the following:
  1) uninstall BackupOutlook from your computer using the Control Panel applet Uninstall a Program
  2) search the support area on the BackupOutlook website
  3) make sure that you have installed the latest version.

Recommended: Identify BackupOutlook.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as BackupOutlook.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the BackupOutlook.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


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Best practices for resolving BackupOutlook issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with BackupOutlook. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the BackupOutlook.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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