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1% remove it99% keep it
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Global Rank #21,307
United States Rank #20,701
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18.0.6613 3.95%
18.0.6525 46.05%
18.0.6055 18.42%
18.0.5539 22.37%
18.0.5017 9.21%

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Acronis True Image 2015 Media Add-on


Acronis True Image 2015 Media Add-on is a software program developed by Acronis. The most common release is 18.0.6525, 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. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named acronis_drive.exe. The setup package generally installs about 56 files and is usually about 3.28 MB (3,444,475 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 36% of users of Acronis True Image 2015 Media Add-on come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acronis.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Acronis\TrueImageHome
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{990CA666-7580-4D19-859E-7BA692677D84}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.28 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Acronis True Image 2015 Media Add-on

Program executable:acronis_drive.exe
Name:Acronis True Image
Acronis Drive Service
Path:C:\Program Files\Acronis\TrueImageHome\acronis_drive.exe
Additional files:
  • BrowseFolderHelper.exe - True Image Home 2014 by Acronis (Browse folder helper)
  • license_activator.exe - License Activator
  • mapi_proxy_32.dll - Acronis True Image Home 2012 (Acronis True Image Home 2012 MAPI COM server DLL)
  • mapi_proxy_64.dll
  • mapi_proxy_stub_32.dll - Acronis True Image Home 2012 MAPI COM proxy DLL
  • mapi_proxy_stub_64.dll
  • extcmp.exe - Acronis TrueImage Home 2012 (External Comparison Server)
  • live_update_dll.dll
  • ti_managers.dll - Acronis TrueImage Home 2014 (Acronis TrueImage Home 2013)
  • ti_managers_proxy_stub.dll - Managers Dll Proxy Stub
  • versions_page.dll - Versions Page
  • versions_view.dll - Versions View
  • universal_restore.dll - Acronis Universal Restore
  • LiveUpdateInstaller.exe - Acronis True Image Home (Live Update Installer)
  • MediaBuilder.exe - Acronis Media Builder
  • SystemReport.exe - Acronis System Report
  • ti_managers_proxy.dll - Managers Dll Proxy
  • TrueImage.exe
  • libcrypto10.dll - OPENSSL Crypto Library
  • libcrypto-10.dll
  • libssl-10.dll - OPENSSL Ssl Library
  • AcronisTibUrlHandler.exe - Acronis True Image
  • aszbrowsehelper.exe - Acronis True Image ASZ Browse Helper
  • prl_stat.exe - Wrapper for Parallels Report
  • qt_icontray_ex.dll - Qt tray icon class extention dynamic library
  • spawn.exe - Acronis Spawn Utility
  • ti_command_executor.exe - Acronis True Image Command Executor
  • tishell.dll - Acronis True Image Shell Extensions
  • tishell32.dll
  • tishell64.dll
  • TrueImageLauncher.exe
  • TrueImageMonitor.exe - Acronis True Image Monitor
  • TrueImageTools.exe
  • Uninstall.exe - Acronis TrueImage Uninstaller
  • fox.dll - FOX GUI Library
  • afcdpapi.dll - Acronis CDP (File Level CDP API)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Context Menu Handlers
  • tishell.dll added as a content menu within Windows Explorer with the class {C539A15A-3AF9-4c92-B771-50CB78F5C751}.
  • tishell64.dll added as a content menu within Windows Explorer with the class {C539A15A-3AF9-4c92-B771-50CB78F5C751}.
  • versions_page.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'VersionsPageShellExt' with a class of {9E42900A-85F9-4E67-9778-575FBBA0A81C}.
4 Scheduled Tasks
  • TrueImage.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FD9D47AC-AF1F-469C-A74B-AF1D1686792C}' (runs on registration).
  • TrueImageLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task named 'TrueImageLauncher'.
  • TrueImageTools.exe is scheduled as a task named 'elevated_TrueImageTools_1~MIEURTsinorcA2~ARGORPC'.
  • MediaBuilder.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F57BF9B4-C456-4EAB-9160-B98B5D5DC8C1}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • TrueImageMonitor.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named TrueImageMonitor.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • TrueImageMonitor.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'TrueImageMonitor.exe' which loads as C:\Program Files\Acronis\TrueImageHome\TrueImageMonitor.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • TrueImage.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Acronis\TrueImageHome\TrueImage.exe'.

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Or, you can uninstall Acronis True Image 2015 Media Add-on 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 Acronis True Image 2015 Media Add-on, 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 Acronis True Image 2015 Media Add-on.

Win 8 60%
Win 7 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 8 59.87%
Windows 7 40.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 Pro 15.79%
Windows 7 Professional 14.47%
Windows 8.1 13.16%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.84%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 10.53%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.11% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.11%
  Germany 25.00%
  France 7.78%
  United Kingdom 4.44%
  Canada 3.89%
  Austria 3.33%
  Italy 3.33%
  Australia 2.22%
  Netherlands 2.22%
  Spain 1.67%
  Belgium 1.11%
  Portugal 1.11%
  MA 0.56%
  Brazil 0.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.22%
Hewlett-Packard 22.22%
ASUS 12.50%
Acer 11.11%
Lenovo 8.33%
Medion 5.56%
Toshiba 2.78%
Samsung 2.78%
Sony 2.78%
MSI 1.39%
Intel 1.39%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.67%
Dell Inspiron 5748 1.90%
Gigabyte B85M-HD3 1.90%
HP EliteBook 8570p 1.90%
Acer Aspire R7-571G 1.90%

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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