Application Arcserve Backup Discovery Service

A guide to uninstall Arcserve Backup Discovery Service from your computer

This page is about Arcserve Backup Discovery Service for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your computer. The Windows version was created by CA, Inc.. Open here where you can find out more on CA, Inc.. Click on to get more facts about Arcserve Backup Discovery Service on CA, Inc.'s website. Arcserve Backup Discovery Service is commonly installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\CA\SharedComponents\ARCserve Backup\CADS folder, however this location may differ a lot depending on the user's choice when installing the application. casdscsvc.exe is the Arcserve Backup Discovery Service's main executable file and it takes circa 450.34 KB (461152 bytes) on disk.

Arcserve Backup Discovery Service is composed of the following executables which take 740.69 KB (758464 bytes) on disk:

  • casdscsvc.exe (450.34 KB)
  • dsconfig.exe (290.34 KB)

The information on this page is only about version 17.0.7727 of Arcserve Backup Discovery Service. You can find below a few links to other Arcserve Backup Discovery Service versions:

How to erase Arcserve Backup Discovery Service from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Arcserve Backup Discovery Service is a program marketed by CA, Inc.. Frequently, people choose to erase this application. Sometimes this can be easier said than done because removing this manually takes some experience related to removing Windows programs manually. One of the best SIMPLE manner to erase Arcserve Backup Discovery Service is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and all around utility to take care of your Windows computer.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with the program's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of utilities.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications existing on the PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find Arcserve Backup Discovery Service or simply activate the Search field and type in "Arcserve Backup Discovery Service". If it exists on your system the Arcserve Backup Discovery Service application will be found very quickly. Notice that after you select Arcserve Backup Discovery Service in the list , the following data about the program is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have about Arcserve Backup Discovery Service, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. accept the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Arcserve Backup Discovery Service.
Uninstall Arcserve Backup Discovery Service

8. After removing Arcserve Backup Discovery Service, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Arcserve Backup Discovery Service which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Arcserve Backup Discovery Service using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.


This page is not a recommendation to uninstall Arcserve Backup Discovery Service by CA, Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that Arcserve Backup Discovery Service by CA, Inc. is not a good application. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Arcserve Backup Discovery Service supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-10-04 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

follow @danarm
Last update on: 2016-10-03 21:11:02.497