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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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United States Rank #24,814
Reach 0.0069%


5.3.1 12.37%
5.2.5 27.84%
5.1.4 3.09%
5.1.3 11.34%
5.1.2 4.12%
5.1.1 1.03%
5.0.2 12.37%
4.2.4 5.15%
4.0.4 6.19%
4.0.1 5.15%
3.3.4 7.22%
3.2.6 1.03%
3.1.181 1.03%
3.1.18 1.03%
3.1.9 1.03%

Active@ Disk Image

What is Active@ Disk Image?  (from Active Data Recovery Software)

Active@ Disk Image is a disk image software that makes an exact copy of any PC disks (HDD, SSD, USB, CD, DVD, Blu-ray etc.) and stores it into a folder. The disk images may be used for backups, PC upgrades or disk duplication purposes. In case of computer failure, a backup image may be used to recover your computer sys...  Read more


Active@ Disk Image is a program developed by Active Data Recovery Software. The most used version is 5.2.5, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is disk_image.exe. The software installer includes 23 files and is usually about 183.76 MB (192,682,052 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 39% of users of Active@ Disk Image come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.disk-image.net
Help link: secure.lsoft.net/clients
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Active Data Recovery Software\Active@ Disk Image
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{BA789040-B54B-4E7A-BC62-B6719E84CE9B}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 183.76 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Active@ Disk Image

Program executable:disk_image.exe
Name:Active@ Disk Image
Path:C:\Program Files\Active Data Recovery Software\Active@ Disk Image\disk_image.exe
Additional files:
  • StarBurn.dll (by Rocket Division Software, StarBurn Software) - StarBurn CD/DVD/Blu-Ray/HD-DVD Burning, Grabbing and Mastering Toolkit for Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Longhorn
  • diexplorer.exe (by LSoft Technologies) - Active@ Disk Image Explorer
  • diexplorer_x64.exe (by LSoft Technologies)
  • BootDiskCreator.exe - Active@ Boot Disk Creator
  • msg.dll
  • shcpy_2k3.dll
  • shcpy_2k3x64.dll
  • shcpy_xp.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • disk_image.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Disk Image Task {f1f392eb-9757-4ea3-9563-2a5d70f15f25}' (runs daily).

How do I remove Active@ Disk Image?

Quickly and completely remove Active@ Disk Image from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Active@ Disk Image 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 Active@ Disk Image, 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 Active@ Disk Image.

Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.04%
Windows 8 13.40%
Windows XP 10.31%
Windows Vista 8.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 32.99%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.49%
Windows 7 Professional 15.46%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.31%
Windows 8 Pro 5.15%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.15%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.13% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.13%
  Canada 6.09%
  United Kingdom 4.35%
  Germany 4.35%
  Italy 3.48%
  Netherlands 3.48%
  France 3.48%
  Australia 3.48%
  Belgium 2.61%
  Slovakia 2.61%
  Brazil 1.74%
  Saudi Arabia 1.74%
  MA 1.74%
  Israel 1.74%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.79%
Hewlett-Packard 26.79%
ASUS 12.50%
Intel 10.71%
Acer 8.93%
Sony 3.57%
American Megatrends 1.79%
Toshiba 1.79%
Common models
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 1.45%
LENOVO 1037 1.45%
HP-Pavilion GU661AA-ABU m... 1.45%
HP Elite 7500 Series MT 1.45%
HP Compaq dc7900 Converti... 1.45%


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