Having problems opening an INSTALL_BACKUP file?

We have programs that can open or convert your INSTALL_BACKUP files.

Opening INSTALL_BACKUP files

Did your computer fail to open an INSTALL_BACKUP file? We explain what INSTALL_BACKUP files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your INSTALL_BACKUP files.

What is an INSTALL_BACKUP file?

Files that contain the .install_backup file extension are most commonly used by the AVG anti-virus software application. AVG is a free and upgradable anti-virus software that can be used on Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems. The program was designed to protect a user's computer from viruses and other malware and spyware threats.

The AVG software application uses the .install_backup file extension for AVG shell extension module files. If something goes wrong with the installation process or the AVG installation, the .install_backup file can be used to restore the user's system. This file is normally saved under the name avgse.dll.install_backup.

Software that will open, convert or fix INSTALL_BACKUP files

Unfortunately we have not received enough suggestions for software that can open INSTALL_BACKUP files yet.

Try a universal file viewer

Since we do not have any programs listed that we have verified can open INSTALL_BACKUP files, we suggest that you try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and very likely yours too! Download Free File Viewer.

About File Extension INSTALL_BACKUP

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If you have additional information about the INSTALL_BACKUP file format or software that uses files with the INSTALL_BACKUP suffix, please do get in touch - we would love hearing from you.