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Should I remove Acronis Drive Monitor?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,980
United States Rank #6,316
Reach 0.0779%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.26 days
302.53 days >
Average installed length: 158.95 days


1.0.566 84.56%
1.0.507 4.50%
1.0.194 2.48%
1.0.187 8.40%
1.0.172 0.07%

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Acronis Drive Monitor

What is Acronis Drive Monitor?  (from Acronis)

Acronis Drive Monitor can help predict when a hard drive is about to fail, giving you the chance to backup your data before disaster strikes. When Acronis Drive Monitor identifies a problem, it generates an email or onscreen alert describing the specific finding. It offers a simple and easy to understand explanation of...  Read more


Acronis Drive Monitor is a software program developed by Acronis. The most common release is 1.0.566, 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. 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 adm.exe. The setup package generally installs about 19 files and is usually about 18.65 MB (19,551,310 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 10. While about 42% of users of Acronis Drive Monitor come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acronis.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Acronis\DriveMonitor
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{706AE61D-40A4-4F50-8359-FE8F6F7FA461}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 18.65 MB
Language: English (United Kingdom)

Program filesFiles installed by Acronis Drive Monitor

Program executable:adm.exe
Name:Acronis Drive Monitor
ADM Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Acronis\DriveMonitor\adm.exe
Additional files:
  • adm_console.exe - Acronis Drive Monitor
  • adm_tray.exe - ADM System Tray Application
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • log_trace.dll
  • x_adm_driver.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • adm_tray.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 2.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • adm_tray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'adm_tray.exe' which loads as C:\Program Files\Acronis\DriveMonitor\adm_tray.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • adm_console.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Acronis\DriveMonitor\adm_console.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.72 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001737311%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00013484%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00003889%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:22,996
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:34 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Acronis Drive Monitor?

You can uninstall Acronis Drive Monitor 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 Drive Monitor, 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 Drive Monitor.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.11%
Windows 10 26.06%
Windows XP 7.62%
Windows Vista 5.15%
Windows Server 2003 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.22%
Windows 7 Professional 17.66%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.21%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.68%
Windows 10 Pro 5.65%
Windows 10 Home 5.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.48% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.48%
  Germany 19.01%
  United Kingdom 6.99%
  France 6.71%
  Canada 2.91%
  Italy 2.63%
  Australia 2.24%
  Belgium 1.90%
  Austria 1.57%
  Netherlands 1.34%
  Czech Republic 1.29%
  India 0.67%
  Norway 0.50%
  Russia 0.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.78%
Hewlett-Packard 20.49%
Acer 16.04%
ASUS 8.22%
Medion 5.26%
Intel 4.85%
Toshiba 4.04%
Lenovo 2.16%
American Megatrends 1.21%
Sahara 0.94%
Samsung 0.94%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.60%
ASUS All Series 6.60%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.96%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 1.98%
Dell Inspiron 530 1.98%

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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Kit Kimesover a year ago
This is a great small program that everyone should have on their computer to track the condition of your hard drive. And its free!