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6.7.2 6.67%
6.6.0 10.00%
6.5.4 13.33%
6.5.1 33.33%
6.5.0 6.67%
6.0.1 13.33%
6.0.0 13.33%

StorageCraft ImageManager

What is StorageCraft ImageManager?  (from StorageCraft Technology)

StorageCraft® ImageManager™ is free backup management software for IT administrators who use StorageCraft ShadowProtect® backup and recovery software. StorageCraft ImageManager provides continual backup image verification and local replication.

Additionally, this management software features consolidation and re...  Read more


StorageCraft ImageManager is a software program developed by StorageCraft Technology. The most common release is 6.5.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 44 files and is usually about 1.64 MB (1,717,618 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 53% of users of StorageCraft ImageManager come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.StorageCraft.com
Help link: www.StorageCraft.com/Community
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\StorageCraft\ImageManager\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{370D1117-E8B1-43FC-BC39-1840E7723D6E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.64 MB

Program filesFiles installed by StorageCraft ImageManager

  • keyfile.exe - ShadowProtect KeyFileMaker (TM) (ShadowProtect KeyFileMaker (TM) Command-Line Utility)
  • rs.dll - ShadowStream Interface Library
  • KeyFileMaker.exe - ShadowProtect KeyFileMaker
  • ImageManager.Client.exe - StorageCraft ImageManager
  • ImageManager.exe - StorageCraft ImageManager Service
  • ImageManager.Interface.dll - StorageCraft ImageManager Remoting Interface
  • ImageManager.Server.dll - StorageCraft ImageManager Remoting Server
  • sbbmp.exe - ShadowProtect (TM) (ShadowProtect Bitmap Dumping Tool)
  • sbcommit.dll - ShadowProtect HeadStart Restore Commit DLL
  • sbhard.exe - ShadowProtect CoreLogic (KeyFiles Used)
  • sbimageapi.dll - ShadowProtect Image API
  • sbmountapi.dll - ShadowProtect Image Mount API
  • sbrun.exe - ShadowProtect CoreLogic
  • sbsnap.dll - ShadowProtect Snapshot Manager
  • sbvhd.dll - StorageCraft VHD Virtual Disk Engine
  • gvmomi.dll (by VMware) - VMware VMware Virtual Disk Development Kit (VMware GVMOMI Library)
  • vixDiskLib.dll (by VMware) - vixDiskLib dynamic link library
  • vixDiskLibVim.dll - vixDiskLibVim dynamic link library
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • edtFTPnetPRO.dll (by Enterprise Distributed Technologies) - edtFTPnetPRO (edtFTPnetPRO for .NET 2.0+)
  • glib-2.0.dll (by The GLib developer community) - GLib
  • gobject-2.0.dll (by The GLib developer community) - GObject
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtNetwork4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • ImageManager.Client.XmlSerializers.dll
  • libcurl.dll
  • liblber.dll
  • libldap_r.dll
  • libxml2.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • ImageManager.exe runs as a service named 'StorageCraft ImageManager' (StorageCraft ImageManager) "StorageCraft ImageManager Service".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • ImageManager.Client.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\StorageCraft\ImageManager\ImageManager.Client.exe'.

How do I remove StorageCraft ImageManager?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win XP 6%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.29%
Windows 8 32.26%
Windows XP 6.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 33.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 13.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.67%
Windows 8.1 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.63% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.63%
  Australia 15.79%
  Canada 7.89%
  France 7.89%
  United Kingdom 5.26%
  TN 2.63%
  Norway 2.63%
  Sweden 2.63%
  DK 2.63%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.62%
Lenovo 19.23%
Dell 11.54%
Acer 11.54%
Intel 7.69%
Toshiba 7.69%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.69%
HP ProBook 4540s 3.85%
Dell OptiPlex 360 3.85%
HP ProDesk 600 G1 TWR 3.85%
HP ProBook 6560b 3.85%
HP ENVY 15 Notebook PC 3.85%


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