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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #33,509
United States Rank #35,937
Reach 0.0038%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.45 days
190.34 days >
Average installed length: 100.01 days


19.0.6027 44.59%
19.0.5634 27.03%
19.0.5620 12.16%
19.0.5586 5.41%
19.0.5518 5.41%
19.0.5029 5.41%

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Acronis True Image 2016 Media Add-on


Acronis True Image 2016 Media Add-on is a software program developed by Acronis. The most common release is 19.0.6027, 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 setup package generally installs about 73 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 39% of users of Acronis True Image 2016 Media Add-on come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acronis.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Acronis
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{267CA059-6574-4C45-95F7-2766CE14F91F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Acronis True Image 2016 Media Add-on

  • mmsBundle.dll - Acronis Managed Machine Service
  • DiskBundleEx.dll - Acronis Disk Manager Library
  • 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 2016
  • ti_managers_proxy_stub.dll - Managers Dll Proxy Stub
  • versions_page.dll - Versions Page
  • DiskDirector.exe - Acronis Disk Director 12 (Disk Director 12)
  • ManagementConsole.exe - Acronis Disk Director 11 (Disk Director 11 Management Console)
  • 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
  • RecoveryExpert.exe - Acronis RecoveryExpert (RecoveryExpert)
  • adm.exe - Acronis Drive Monitor (ADM Application)
  • adm_console.exe
  • adm_tray.exe - ADM System Tray Application
  • autopart.exe - Acronis Disk Director (autopart2)
  • fox.dll - the FOX library
  • acronis_drive.exe - Acronis True Image (Acronis Drive Service)
  • 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
  • BrowseFolderHelper.exe - Acronis Tools (Browse folder helper)
  • license_activator.exe - License activator
  • license_activator00.exe
  • license_activator1.exe
  • 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}.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • TrueImageLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EDB63172-56C7-4BB7-B304-0621FDFE7F4D}' (runs on registration).
  • DiskDirector.exe is scheduled as a task named 'DiskDirector - Acronis Disk Director 12'.
2 Startup Files (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.
  • 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 True Image 2016 Media Add-on?

You can uninstall Acronis True Image 2016 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Acronis True Image 2016 Media Add-on, 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 True Image 2016 Media Add-on.

Win 10 84%
Win 7 (SP1) 16%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 83.78%
Windows 7 16.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 50.00%
Windows 10 Home 21.62%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.41%
Windows 10 Enterprise 4.05%
Windows 7 Professional 4.05%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.24%
  Germany 16.46%
  Canada 7.59%
  Italy 7.59%
  France 5.06%
  United Kingdom 5.06%
  Australia 3.80%
  Russia 3.80%
  Spain 2.53%
  MA 1.27%
  Norway 1.27%
  New Zealand 1.27%
  Argentina 1.27%
  Japan 1.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.35%
Dell 17.65%
ASUS 8.82%
Acer 8.82%
Lenovo 5.88%
Medion 5.88%
Sony 2.94%
MSI 2.94%
Samsung 2.94%
Alienware 2.94%
Common models
ASUS All Series 11.54%
HP HP Pavilion Notebook 3.85%
Packard Bell ipower G3720 1.92%
Micro-Star MS-7519 1.92%
MEDIONPC MS-7646 1.92%
Hewlett-Packard 23-f217c 1.92%

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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