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11.0.17318 33.33%
11.0.17217 50.00%

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Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 Storage Node

What is Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 Storage Node?  (from Acronis)

Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 Storage Node is a server designed to optimize the usage of variousresources (such as the corporate storage capacity, the network bandwidth, or the managedmachines' CPU load) which are required to protect the enterprise data. This goal is achieved by organizing and managing the locations tha...  Read more


Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 Storage Node is a software program developed by Acronis. The most common release is 11.0.17217, 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 primary executable is named StorageServer.exe. The setup package generally installs about 21 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Server 2003. While about 44% of users of Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 Storage Node come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Norway.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acronis.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Acronis\StorageNode
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{CA8A8534-1BD9-45A5-8EA1-564A65CEC2C7}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 Storage Node

Program executable:StorageServer.exe
Name:Acronis Storage Node Service
Path:C:\Program Files\Acronis\StorageNode\StorageServer.exe
Additional files:
  • ArxAsnFork.dll - ARX ASN Fork Add-On for Service Process
  • StorageNodeCmd.exe - Acronis Storage Node command-line tool
  • asn_commands.dll - Storage Server Commands container DLL
  • catalog_item_provider.dll - ASN Gtob Gct catalog item provider
  • ssam.dll - Storage Server Archive Manager DLL
  • activity_retention_addon.dll - Cleanup Expired Activities Add-on
  • asn_event_handling.dll - Storage Server Event Handler DLL
  • ars_asn.dll - Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 (Acronis module)
  • dms_provider.dll
  • dms_tapes_provider.dll
  • gtob_indexer_commands_addon.dll
  • StorageServer.exe - Acronis Storage Node Service
  • ad_asn.dll - Acronis Backup And Recovery (Active Directory add-on for Acronis Storage Node)
  • ad_asn_service.dll
  • ars_asn_service.dll - Microsoft SQL Server Single-Pass Backup Add-On for Acronis Storage Node
  • get_significants_addon.dll - DRP supplementary add-on
  • staging_command_addon.dll - Staging Command Addon
  • ag_echo_sched.dll - Acronis Remote Agent (Scheduler Agent DLL)
  • ArxAsn.dll - ARX Add-On for ASN
  • rsm_commands_addon.dll - RSM commands addon
  • tol_tools_addon.dll - TOL tool Addon

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • StorageServer.exe runs as a service named 'Acronis Storage Node Service' (StorageNode) "Allows to organize the infrastructure for storing backup archives and to use the deduplication functionality.".

How do I remove Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 Storage Node?

You can uninstall Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 Storage Node 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 Storage Node, 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 Storage Node.

Win 7 (SP1) 83%
Win Server 2003 17%
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 83.33%
Windows Server 2003 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 50.00%
Windows 7 Professional 33.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.44%
  Germany 22.22%
  Norway 11.11%
  Sweden 11.11%
  Greece 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 66.67%
Acer 33.33%
Common models
Acer Aspire 8942G 33.33%
HP ProBook 6450b 33.33%

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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