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Should I remove Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 Agent for Windows?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #47,778
United States Rank #39,583
Reach 0.0016%


11.0.17440 34.38%
11.0.17438 12.50%
11.0.17437 53.13%

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Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 Agent for Windows

What is Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 Agent for Windows?  (from Acronis)

Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 makes backup and disaster recovery a reality even for small business. Protect from large disasters, such as flood or fire, by storing copy of your backups in a cloud. An image can be recovered to a bare metal in minutes; and with Acronis Universal Restore, even to dissimilar hardware. Image...  Read more


Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 Agent for Windows is a program developed by Acronis. The most used version is 11.0.17437, 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. 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 main program executable is BackupAndRecoveryMonitor.exe. The software installer includes 46 files and is usually about 310.55 KB (317,999 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 60% of users of Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 Agent for Windows come from the United States, it is also popular in Israel and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acronis.com/backup-recovery
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Acronis\BackupAndRecovery
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{4269F3F3-4E5A-47A4-B0AB-258BC659AFB3}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 310.55 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 Agent for Windows

Program executable:BackupAndRecoveryMonitor.exe
Name:Acronis Backup And Recovery 10
Acronis Backup And Recovery 10 Monitor
Path:C:\Program Files\Acronis\BackupAndRecovery\BackupAndRecoveryMonitor.exe
Additional files:
  • LicenseAddonATIE10.dll - Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 License AddOn Module for ATIES/ATIS/ATIW
  • abr10cli.dll - ABR10 Plugin for Acronis command-line tool Engine
  • gtob_drp_command_addon.dll - Gtob Disaster Recovery Plan commands addon
  • 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
  • acrocmd.exe - Acronis Command Line tool for ABR (Acronis Command Line tool Engine)
  • 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
  • disk_item_provider.dll - Gtob Gct disk item provider
  • 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

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 11 Agent for Windows?

You can uninstall Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 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 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 11 Agent for Windows.

Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win 10 6%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 87.50%
Windows XP 6.25%
Windows 10 6.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 45.16%
Windows 7 Ultimate 35.48%
Windows 7 Enterprise 9.68%
Windows 10 Pro 6.45%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.52% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.52%
  Israel 7.14%
  Netherlands 7.14%
  Australia 4.76%
  Canada 4.76%
  Taiwan 2.38%
  Norway 2.38%
  Switzerland 2.38%
  BB 2.38%
  YE 2.38%
  Hungary 2.38%
  LA 2.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 39.29%
Lenovo 17.86%
American Megatrends 10.71%
Hewlett-Packard 10.71%
Alienware 7.14%
Acer 3.57%
Toshiba 3.57%
Intel 3.57%
Common models
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 8.00%
Dell OptiPlex 790 8.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite A500 4.00%
MSI MS-7760 4.00%
LENOVO 7033A1U 4.00%
LENOVO 4236PFG 4.00%

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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