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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,193
United States Rank #6,172
Reach 0.0492%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 26.72 days
788.17 days >
Average installed length: 414.12 days


13.0.14192 1.14%
13.0.14190 1.55%
13.0.14189 9.80%
13.0.14188 2.06%
13.0.14187 4.44%
13.0.14184 53.56%
13.0.14165 1.44%
13.0.14164 4.02%
13.0.14157 21.98%

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Acronis True Image WD Edition

What is Acronis True Image WD Edition?  (from Acronis)

Acronis True Image WD Edition Software helps you to completely clone your current system drive onto your new WD hard drive. Cloning makes an exact copy of your old system drive on your new WD hard drive, including the operating system, applications, data, preferences, and email settings. Everything will be present and ...  Read more


Acronis True Image WD Edition is a program developed by Acronis. The most used version is 13.0.14184, 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. 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 main program executable is TrueImage.exe. The software installer includes 61 files and is usually about 830.82 KB (850,755 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 62% of users of Acronis True Image WD Edition come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.wdc.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Acronis\TrueImageHome\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{9B683A28-2172-4CF1-B85D-41375E80652A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 830.82 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Acronis True Image WD Edition

Program executable:TrueImage.exe
Name:Acronis True Image
Path:C:\Program Files\Acronis\TrueImageHome\TrueImage.exe
Additional files:
  • BrowseFolderHelper.exe - True Image Home 2013 by Acronis (Browse folder helper)
  • license_activator.exe - License Activator
  • timounter.dll - Acronis Backup Archive Explorer (timounter Dynamic Link Library)
  • timounter64.dll
  • CleanUpTools.exe - Acronis TrueImageHome Cleanup
  • 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
  • backup_cpl_control.dll - Acronis TrueImage Home 2011 (Backup CPL control library)
  • extcmp.exe - Acronis TrueImage Home 2012 (External Comparison Server)
  • live_update_dll.dll
  • ti_managers.dll - Acronis TrueImage Home 2013
  • ti_managers_proxy.dll - Managers Dll Proxy
  • 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
  • acronis_backup_cpl.dll - Acronis True Image Home (acronis_backup_cpl)
  • LiveUpdateInstaller.exe - Live Update Installer
  • SystemReport.exe - Acronis System Report
  • trueimage.exe
  • TimeExplorer.exe - Acronis Time Explorer
  • WiperTool.exe - Acronis DriveCleanser (DriveCleanser)
  • AcronisTibUrlHandler.exe - Acronis True Image
  • aszbrowsehelper.exe - Acronis True Image ASZ Browse Helper
  • prl_stat.exe - Wrapper for Parallels Report
  • restoreoriginal.exe - Acronis Restore Original Configuration Shell Plugin
  • spawn.exe - Acronis Spawn Utility
  • ti_command_executor.exe - Acronis True Image Command Executor
  • TimounterMonitor.exe - Monitor for Acronis True Image Backup Archive Explorer
  • 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
  • wimhlp.exe
  • winpe_iso.exe - Acronis True Image ISOBuilder
  • fox.dll - FOX GUI Library
  • afcdpapi.dll - Acronis CDP (File Level CDP API)
  • resource.dll - Acronis Resource Loader for Win32 (Resource Loader for Win32)
  • apichecker.dll - Acronis Snapshot API Checker (Acronis Snapshot API Checker Dynamic Link Library)
  • rpc_client.dll - Acronis Dynamic RPC Client
  • libcrypto9.dll - OPENSSL Crypto Library
  • libssl9.dll - OPENSSL Ssl Library
  • thread_pool.dll - Acronis Thread Pool (Thread Pool)
  • ulxmlrpcpp.dll - Ultra lightweight XML-RPC library for C++
  • expat.dll - Acronis Expat (Expat XML parser DLL)
  • mspack.dll - GNU libmspack (Compressors and decompressors,archivers and dearchivers for Microsoft compression formats.)
  • prl_net_enum.dll (by Parallels) - Prl Report
  • prl_report.exe (by Parallels)

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}.
3 Scheduled Tasks
  • TrueImageLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task named 'high privilages' (runs daily at 7:00 PM).
  • TrueImage.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{64A8E0C3-E21C-4A4E-BF22-6700B5FF01B7}' (runs on registration).
  • SystemReport.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F422E332-E449-4AF9-A787-14BFC31C945F}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • TrueImageMonitor.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named TrueImageMonitor.exe.
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".
  • TimounterMonitor.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AcronisTimounterMonitor' which loads as C:\Program Files\Acronis\TrueImageHome\TimounterMonitor.exe.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • TrueImageMonitor.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Acronis\TrueImageHome\TrueImageMonitor.exe'.
  • SystemReport.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Acronis\TrueImageHome\SystemReport.exe'.
  • TrueImage.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Acronis\TrueImageHome\TrueImage.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:6.19 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003423449%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00021822%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00012413%
0.015104% average
70 average
I/O reads/min:60 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Acronis True Image WD Edition?

You can uninstall Acronis True Image WD Edition 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 WD Edition, 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 WD Edition.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.32%
Windows 10 15.17%
Windows XP 10.11%
Windows Vista 6.19%
Windows Server 2003 0.21%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.36%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.12%
Windows 7 Professional 18.70%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.14%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.49%
Windows 10 Pro 2.93%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.41% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.41%
  Germany 8.25%
  Canada 4.12%
  France 3.65%
  United Kingdom 2.54%
  Australia 2.38%
  Italy 1.67%
  Netherlands 1.35%
  Norway 0.95%
  Austria 0.87%
  Russia 0.63%
  Mexico 0.63%
  Belgium 0.56%
  Switzerland 0.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.03%
Hewlett-Packard 17.63%
Acer 11.61%
ASUS 8.26%
Intel 4.91%
American Megatrends 3.13%
Toshiba 2.90%
Lenovo 1.34%
Sahara 0.89%
Sony 0.67%
Common models
MSI MS-7522 3.76%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.82%
Dell Dell XPS420 2.35%
ASUS All Series 2.35%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.88%
Dell Dell DXP061 1.88%

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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