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6% remove it94% keep it
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17.0.6673 55.59%
17.0.6614 29.61%
17.0.5560 14.80%

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Acronis True Image 2014 Media Add-on

What is Acronis True Image 2014 Media Add-on?  (from Acronis)

Backup to DVDs, USB keys, external hard drives, network-attached storage (NAS), GPT drives, or cloud storage. Acronis True Image 2014 gives you reliable image backup and recovery of your entire system, including email, music, photos, videos, documents, personal settings, and all applications. You can easily choose wher...  Read more


Acronis True Image 2014 Media Add-on is a program developed by Acronis. The most used version is 17.0.6673, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The software installer includes 42 files and is usually about 247.44 MB (259,458,389 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 39% of users of Acronis True Image 2014 Media Add-on come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acronis.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Acronis\TrueImageHome
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{0BF4E3E9-C81B-4F9C-97C3-AE8B4B237058}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 247.44 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Acronis True Image 2014 Media Add-on

  • BrowseFolderHelper.exe - True Image Home 2014 by Acronis (Browse folder helper)
  • license_activator.exe - License Activator
  • mapi_proxy_32.dll - Acronis True Image Home 2012 (Acronis True Image Home 2012 MAPI COM server DLL)
  • mapi_proxy_64.dll
  • mapi_proxy_stub_32.dll - Acronis True Image Home 2012 MAPI COM proxy DLL
  • mapi_proxy_stub_64.dll
  • extcmp.exe - Acronis TrueImage Home 2012 (External Comparison Server)
  • live_update_dll.dll
  • ti_managers.dll - Acronis TrueImage Home 2014 (Acronis TrueImage Home 2013)
  • ti_managers_proxy_stub.dll - Managers Dll Proxy Stub
  • versions_page.dll - Versions Page
  • versions_view.dll - Versions View
  • universal_restore.dll - Acronis Universal Restore
  • acronis_backup_cpl.dll - Acronis True Image Home (acronis_backup_cpl)
  • LiveUpdateInstaller.exe - Live Update Installer
  • SystemReport.exe - Acronis System Report
  • ti_managers_proxy.dll - Managers Dll Proxy
  • TrueImage.exe
  • libcrypto10.dll - OPENSSL Crypto Library
  • AcronisTibUrlHandler.exe - Acronis True Image
  • aszbrowsehelper.exe - Acronis True Image ASZ Browse Helper
  • prl_stat.exe - Wrapper for Parallels Report
  • spawn.exe - Acronis Spawn Utility
  • ti_command_executor.exe - Acronis True Image Command Executor
  • tishell.dll - Acronis True Image Shell Extensions
  • tishell32.dll
  • tishell64.dll
  • TrueImageLauncher.exe
  • TrueImageMonitor.exe - Acronis True Image Monitor
  • TrueImageTools.exe
  • Uninstall.exe - Acronis TrueImage Uninstaller
  • winpe_iso.exe - Acronis True Image ISOBuilder
  • fox.dll - FOX GUI Library
  • afcdpapi.dll - Acronis CDP (File Level CDP API)
  • timounter.dll - Acronis Backup Archive Explorer API

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Context Menu Handlers
  • versions_page.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'VersionsPageShellExt' with a class of {9E42900A-85F9-4E67-9778-575FBBA0A81C}.
  • tishell.dll added as a content menu within Windows Explorer with the class {C539A15A-3AF9-4c92-B771-50CB78F5C751}.
  • tishell64.dll added as a content menu within Windows Explorer with the class {C539A15A-3AF9-4c92-B771-50CB78F5C751}.
3 Scheduled Tasks
  • TrueImageLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ACRONIS aufrufen' (runs monthly on Saturdays at 23:00).
  • TrueImage.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CD27E13E-E9AD-4945-BCB5-49D24756A789}' (runs on registration).
  • SystemReport.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F422E332-E449-4AF9-A787-14BFC31C945F}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • TrueImageMonitor.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named TrueImageMonitor.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • TrueImageMonitor.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'TrueImageMonitor.exe' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Acronis\TrueImageHome\TrueImageMonitor.exe".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • TrueImage.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Acronis\TrueImageHome\TrueImage.exe'.
  • SystemReport.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Acronis\TrueImageHome\SystemReport.exe'.

How do I remove Acronis True Image 2014 Media Add-on?

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Or, you can uninstall Acronis True Image 2014 Media Add-on from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Acronis True Image 2014 Media Add-on, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Acronis True Image 2014 Media Add-on.

Win 8 53%
Win Vista 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 53.29%
Windows 7 43.75%
Windows Vista 1.97%
Windows XP 0.99%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 Pro 20.07%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.12%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.14%
Windows 8.1 12.50%
Windows 7 Professional 12.17%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 11.84%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.79% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 38.79%
  United States 35.45%
  United Kingdom 3.64%
  Canada 3.33%
  France 2.73%
  Austria 2.73%
  Australia 2.42%
  Switzerland 1.82%
  Belgium 1.52%
  Italy 1.21%
  Sweden 0.91%
  Netherlands 0.91%
  Spain 0.61%
  Croatia 0.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.97%
Acer 16.08%
Medion 11.19%
Hewlett-Packard 10.49%
ASUS 9.09%
Lenovo 7.69%
Toshiba 2.80%
Apple 2.10%
Sahara 1.40%
Intel 1.40%
Sony 0.70%
Common models
ASUS All Series 8.53%
Dell XPS 8700 5.43%
Gigabyte Z87X-UD3H 3.10%
MEDION MS-7848 2.33%
Acer Aspire V3-772 2.33%
Dell Dell System Vostro... 1.55%

About (from Acronis)

Acronis can help you securely migrate, protect and recover critical data wherever it resides in your physical, virtual or cloud environments.
Publisher URL: www.acronis.com


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