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Should I remove Acronis Universal Restore Bootable Media Builder?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #34,100
United States Rank #22,285
Reach 0.0039%


11.7.40024 1.61%
11.5.40028 33.87%
11.5.40010 12.90%
11.5.39006 20.97%
11.5.39004 1.61%
11.5.39003 9.68%
11.5.38938 19.35%

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Acronis Universal Restore Bootable Media Builder


Acronis Universal Restore Bootable Media Builder is a program developed by Acronis. The most used version is 11.5.40028, 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 main program executable is _4ae13d6c.exe. The software installer includes 16 files and is usually about 745.79 KB (763,686 bytes). iPodUpdaterExt.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 77% of users of Acronis Universal Restore Bootable Media Builder come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acronis.com
Installation folder: C:\Programi\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{F3A9A99A-4EF7-413C-BF8E-46CF68C5445C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 745.79 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Acronis Universal Restore Bootable Media Builder

Program executable:_4ae13d6c.exe
Additional files:
  • gwlangen.dll (by GEAR-Software) - Gear Language Resource DLL for Windows XP/Vista/7/8 (Dynamic Link Library) (GEARLANG.DLL)
  • gwrks64.dll (by GEAR-Software) - GEAR.wrks for Windows XP/Vista/7/8 (GEAR.wrks main dll)
  • iPodUpdaterExt.dll (by Apple) - iPod Universal Updater (iPod Universal Updater Module)
  • gnsdk_dsp.dll (by Gracenote) - Gracenote SDK (Gracenote SDK component)
  • gnsdk_manager.dll (by Gracenote)
  • gnsdk_musicid.dll
  • gnsdk_submit.dll
  • FreeFileSync.exe (by www.FreeFileSync.org) - FreeFileSync (FreeFileSync - Folder Comparison and Synchronization)
  • RealTimeSync.exe (by www.FreeFileSync.org) - RealTimeSync (RealTimeSync - Real-time Command Line Launcher)
  • iTunes.exe (by Apple) - iTunes
  • iTunesAdmin.dll - iTunes Administrative DLL
  • iTunesCore.dll
  • iTunesHelper.dll - iTunesHelper DLL
  • iTunesHelper.exe - iTunesHelper
  • iTunesMiniPlayer.dll - iTunes Miniplayer DLL (64-bit)
  • HideConsole.vbs

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • iTunes.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'iTunesShowSongsOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'iTunes.ShowSongsOnCD' and the action verb 'showsongs.
Scheduled Task
  • iTunes.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9CB036C1-5A06-4125-BE94-75FF9E97A1A2}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • iTunesHelper.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named iTunesHelper (2).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • iTunesHelper.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'iTunesHelper' which loads as "C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe".

How do I remove Acronis Universal Restore Bootable Media Builder?

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Or, you can uninstall Acronis Universal Restore Bootable Media Builder 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 Universal Restore Bootable Media Builder, 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 Universal Restore Bootable Media Builder.

Win 8 81%
Win 7 (SP1) 19%
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 10 80.65%
Windows 7 19.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 45.16%
Windows 10 Home 29.03%
Windows 7 Professional 8.06%
Windows 7 Home Premium 4.84%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.23%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

77.01% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 77.01%
  Italy 5.75%
  Germany 3.45%
  Switzerland 2.30%
  France 2.30%
  Netherlands 2.30%
  Australia 1.15%
  Canada 1.15%
  Spain 1.15%
  Finland 1.15%
  Greece 1.15%
  Saudi Arabia 1.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.66%
Hewlett-Packard 19.15%
Lenovo 12.77%
Medion 10.64%
ASUS 8.51%
Acer 6.38%
Intel 4.26%
Sony 2.13%
Samsung 2.13%
American Megatrends 2.13%
Common models
Dell XPS 8700 6.25%
Dell XPS L701X 4.17%
ASUS All Series 4.17%
Acer Aspire XC-705 2.08%
EVGA 132-CK-NF78 2.08%
Gigabyte GA-990XA-UD3 2.08%

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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