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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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United States Rank #21,142
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11.5.38350 17.39%
11.5.37977 5.80%
11.5.37975 10.14%
11.5.37687 21.74%
11.5.37613 10.87%
11.5.37608 5.80%
11.5.32308 7.97%
11.5.32266 19.57%
11.5.32256 0.72%

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Acronis Backup & Recovery 11.5 Agent for Windows

What is Acronis Backup & Recovery  Agent for Windows?  (from Acronis)

These are applications that perform data backup, recovery and other operations on the machinesmanaged with Acronis Backup & Recovery 11.5. Agents require a license to perform operations oneach managed machine. Agents have multiple features, or add-ons, that enable additionalfunctionality and so might require additional...  Read more


Acronis Backup & Recovery 11.5 Agent for Windows is a software program developed by Acronis. The most common release is 11.5.37687, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 primary executable is named _4ae13d6c.exe. The setup package generally installs about 50 files and is usually about 786.94 KB (805,824 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 55% of users of Acronis Backup & Recovery  Agent for Windows come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acronis.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Acronis\BackupAndRecovery
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{8BAC2DB4-7CB4-4AB9-85FC-C4C21FA0D5F0}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 786.94 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Acronis Backup & Recovery 11.5 Agent for Windows

Program executable:_4ae13d6c.exe
Additional files:
  • LicenseAddonATIE10.dll - Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 License AddOn Module for ATIES/ATIS/ATIW
  • ob_alerts_addon.dll - Online Backup Subscription Expiration Add-on
  • ob_expiration_addon.dll
  • gtob_drp_command_addon.dll - Gtob Disaster Recovery Plan commands addon
  • ob_statistics_addon.dll - Online Backup Statistics Reporting Add-on (Online Backup Statistics Collecting Add-on)
  • protection_plan_import_export_addon.dll - Import export addon for protection plans
  • gtob_ensure_backup_invariants_command_addon.dll - Ensure backup invariants command addon
  • windows_cluster_resource_vendor_addon.dll - Windows cluster resource vendor add-on
  • virt_gtob_addon.dll - Virtual infrastructure addon for GTOB
  • VirtualMachineInstanceProvider.dll - VirtualMachine Instance Provider DLL
  • gtob_indexer_commands_addon.dll - Gtob indexer commands addon for MMS
  • gtob_policy_based_protection_addon.dll - GTOB policy based protection addon
  • activity_retention_addon.dll - Cleanup Expired Activities Add-on
  • local_file_item_provider.dll - Gtob Gct local file item provider
  • MachineInstanceProvider.dll - Acronis Machine Instance Provider
  • mms.exe - Acronis Managed Machine Service
  • smb_file_item_provider.dll - Gtob Gct Smb file item provider
  • BackupAndRecoveryMonitor.exe - Acronis Backup And Recovery 10 (Acronis Backup And Recovery 10 Monitor)
  • catalog_item_provider.dll - Gtob Gct catalog item provider
  • cluster_resource_vendor_addon.dll - Cluster resource vendor add-on
  • dms_reindex_archive_command_addon.dll - Reindex archive command addon
  • catalog_events_handler.dll - Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 (Acronis module)
  • DiskBundleEx.dll - Acronis Disk Manager Library
  • dms_provider.dll
  • dms_tapes_provider.dll
  • aaib_mssql_backuper.dll - Acronis Backup And Recovery (Microsoft SQL Server Single-Pass Backup Add-On)
  • ArsDbBackupProvider32.exe - 32-bit VSS SQL Writer Access Provider for Microsoft SQL Single-Pass Backup Add-On
  • ArsDbBackupProvider64.exe - 64-bit VSS SQL Writer Access Provider for Microsoft SQL Single-Pass Backup Add-On
  • disk_item_provider.dll - Gtob Gct disk item provider
  • gtob_restore_command_addon.dll - Gtob restore command addon
  • gtob_backup_command_addon.dll - Gtob backup command addon
  • MMSAcepReporter.exe - Acronis MMS Acep reporter
  • schedmgr.exe - Acronis Scheduler Manager
  • vss_app_item_browser.dll - Acronis VSS Item Provider
  • agent_protection_addon.dll - Agent Protection Add-on
  • ASZShellExtension.dll - Acronis True Image Echo (ASZ Shell Extension)
  • ASZShellExtension64.dll
  • archive_support_addon.dll - Archive support addon
  • email_commands_addon.dll - E-mail commands addon
  • staging_command_addon.dll - Staging Command Addon
  • alert_command_addon.dll - Alert command addon
  • DiskBundle.dll - Acronis Disk Bundle
  • asz_lister.exe - Acronis True Image (ASZ Lister Tool)
  • log_commands_addon.dll - Log commands addon
  • rsm_commands_addon.dll - RSM commands addon
  • autopart.exe - Acronis Autopart (Autopart)
  • fox.dll - FOX GUI Library
  • tol_tools_addon.dll - TOL tool Addon
  • ArsAgentProvider.dll - ARS Agent DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • mms.exe runs as a service named 'Acronis Managed Machine Service' (MMS) "Enables data backup and recovery on the machine.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • BackupAndRecoveryMonitor.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'BackupAndRecoveryMonitor.exe' which loads as C:\Program Files\Acronis\BackupAndRecovery\BackupAndRecoveryMonitor.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • mms.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Acronis\BackupAndRecovery\mms.exe'.

How do I remove Acronis Backup & Recovery  Agent for Windows?

You can uninstall Acronis Backup & Recovery  Agent for Windows 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Acronis Backup & Recovery 11.5 Agent for Windows, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Backup & Recovery  Agent for Windows.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win XP 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 10 29.71%
Windows XP 2.90%
Windows Vista 0.72%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 37.68%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.84%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.87%
Windows 10 Pro 7.97%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.07%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.29%
  Italy 11.18%
  Canada 4.12%
  Germany 3.53%
  Australia 2.94%
  Netherlands 2.35%
  Belgium 1.76%
  France 1.76%
  Iran 1.76%
  Turkey 1.18%
  Malaysia 1.18%
  Poland 1.18%
  Thailand 1.18%
  United Kingdom 1.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.59%
Hewlett-Packard 19.54%
ASUS 16.09%
Intel 6.90%
Lenovo 6.90%
Acer 3.45%
American Megatrends 3.45%
Samsung 2.30%
Sony 1.15%
MSI 1.15%
Apple 1.15%
Common models
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 3.03%
ASUS All Series 3.03%
Notebook P15SM ... 2.02%
Dell OptiPlex 790 2.02%
HP ProBook 6570b 2.02%
Dell Latitude E6510 2.02%

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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