The INSTALL_BACKUP file extension is related to the AVG security software. The *.install_backup file contains shell extension module.

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INSTALL_BACKUP file - AVG shell extension module file

What is install_backup file? How to open install_backup files?

File type specification:

System file type icon System file type

The INSTALL_BACKUP file extension is associated with AVG, a popular anti-virus and internet security program.

An *.install_backup file contain AVG shell extension module for the program.

Example: avgse.dll.install_backup

The default software associated to install_backup file type:

AVG Antivirus icon

AVG Technologies (Grisoft) logoAVG Antivirus  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
AVG Technologies (Grisoft)

AVG Antivirus is one of the most popular security and antivirus solutions on market. It is available in versions for almost all platforms.

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .install_backup file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .install_backup file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open install_backup file, edit install_backup file, convert install_backup file, view install_backup file, play install_backup file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Others install_backup file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with install_backup file - AVG shell extension module file

Click on the software link for more information about AVG Antivirus. AVG Antivirus uses install_backup file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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