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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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10.0.12497 10.00%
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4.0.584 10.00%
4.0.540 40.00%
3.0.3183 10.00%

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Acronis Wake-On-LAN Proxy


Acronis Wake-On-LAN Proxy is a software program developed by Acronis. The most common release is 4.0.540, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 2 MB (2,092,032 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 68% of users of Acronis Wake-On-LAN Proxy come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acronis.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\common files\acronis\agent
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{7C111989-BAE6-4EE4-85A5-5CECF90F7AD7}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Acronis Wake-On-LAN Proxy

  • wol_proxy.dll - Acronis WOL Proxy Server (WOL Proxy Server)
  • agent.exe - Acronis Remote Agent (Agent Core)
  • libcrypto9.dll - OPENSSL Crypto Library
  • libssl9.dll - OPENSSL Ssl Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • agent.exe runs as a service named 'Acronis Remote Agent' (AcronisAgent) "Allows Acronis products to remotely manage this computer".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • agent.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Common Files\Acronis\Agent\agent.exe'.

How do I remove Acronis Wake-On-LAN Proxy?

You can uninstall Acronis Wake-On-LAN Proxy 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 Wake-On-LAN Proxy, 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 Wake-On-LAN Proxy.

Win 7 (SP1) 90%
Win XP 10%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 90.00%
Windows XP 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 60.00%
Windows 7 Professional 30.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

68.42% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 68.42%
  Germany 10.53%
  Australia 5.26%
  Spain 5.26%
  SY 5.26%
  Egypt 5.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.00%
Acer 25.00%
Intel 12.50%
Hewlett-Packard 12.50%
ASUS 12.50%
Common models
INTEL DG31PR 14.29%
Dell OptiPlex 760 14.29%
HP Z210 Workstation 14.29%
Acer Veriton 6900Pro 14.29%
Gigabyte EP31-DS3L 14.29%
MSI MS-7638 14.29%

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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