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Should I remove Autodesk Backburner?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,981
United States Rank #7,184
Reach 0.1027%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.30 days
510.45 days >
Average installed length: 268.20 days


2012.0.0 100.00%

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Autodesk Backburner 2012.0.0

What is Autodesk Backburner?  (from Autodesk)

Backburner is a free software that comes with 3ds Max that allows you to render either animations or single renderings across a network. It allows you to take advantage of the CPU power of many PC's on your network to accomplish the task of rendering a single image or many images. A user can render an image by automati...  Read more


Autodesk Backburner 2012.0.0 is a software program developed by Autodesk. 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 setup package generally installs about 16 files and is usually about 3.53 MB (3,698,176 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 28% of users of Autodesk Backburner come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.autodesk.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\acronis\acronis disk director
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{3D347E6D-5A03-4342-B5BA-6A771885F379}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.53 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Autodesk Backburner 2012.0.0

  • acroinst.exe
  • bootmenu.exe
  • cdrecord2.exe (by Acronis) - Acronis CDRecord (CD recording backend)
  • gen_bootmenu.exe
  • growisofs.exe (by Acronis) - Acronis GrowISOFS (DVD recording backend)
  • mediabuilder.exe - Acronis MediaBuilder (MediaBuilder)
  • msi_setup.exe
  • oss_reinstall_svc.exe
  • ramdisk.exe
  • readcd.exe
  • setup16.dll - Setup16 Dynamic Link Library
  • setup9x.dll - Setup9x Dynamic Link Library
  • setupapp.exe - Setup Helper
  • setupapp9x.exe
  • setupnt.dll - Setupnt Dynamic Link Library
  • wnaspi32.dll - Acronis ASPI for Win32 (ASPI for Win32)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • oss_reinstall_svc.exe runs as a service named 'Acronis OS Selector Reinstall Service' (AcronisOSSReinstallSvc).

How do I remove Autodesk Backburner?

You can uninstall Autodesk Backburner 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 Autodesk Backburner 2012.0.0, 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 Autodesk Backburner.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win 10 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.49%
Windows 10 16.87%
Windows XP 2.47%
Windows Vista 2.02%
Windows Server 2003 0.15%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 31.27%
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.34%
Windows 7 Professional 16.53%
Windows 8.1 2.58%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.48%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.93% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.93%
  Iran 4.71%
  France 3.80%
  United Kingdom 3.67%
  India 3.08%
  Brazil 2.99%
  Taiwan 2.99%
  Italy 2.90%
  Canada 2.26%
  Spain 2.22%
  Germany 2.04%
  Mexico 2.04%
  Turkey 1.63%
  Australia 1.58%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.39%
Dell 20.67%
ASUS 17.79%
Acer 13.78%
Samsung 5.13%
Lenovo 4.41%
Toshiba 3.13%
Intel 1.28%
Apple 0.80%
MSI 0.72%
Alienware 0.56%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 9.84%
ASUS All Series 4.02%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.02%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.61%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 3.21%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 2.41%

About Autodesk

Autodesk focuses on 3D design application for use in the architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, media and entertainment industries.
Publisher URL: www.autodesk.com


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