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2% remove it98% keep it
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1.31 3.45%
1.30 1.15%
1.21 79.31%
1.20 1.15%
1.18 10.34%
1.12 3.45%
1.02 1.15%

DriveImage XML

What is DriveImage XML?  (from Runtime Software)

DriveImage XML allows you to backup logical drives and partitions to image files, browse these images, view and extract files, restore these images to the same or a different drive, copy directly from drive to drive Image creation uses Microsoft's Volume Shadow Services (VSS), allowing you to create safe "hot images" e...  Read more


DriveImage XML is a program developed by Runtime Software. The most used version is 1.21, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 dixml.exe. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 2 MB (2,101,128 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 43% of users of DriveImage XML come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.runtime.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Runtime Software\DriveImage XML
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Runtime Software\DriveImage XML\Uninstall.exe" "C:\Program Files\Runtime Software\DriveImage XML\install.log" -u
Estimated size: 2 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DriveImage XML

  • dixml.exe
  • Uninstall.exe
  • vssserv.dll
  • vssvista.dll
  • vssxp.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • dixml.exe is scheduled as a task named 'DriveImage XML' (runs weekly on Tuesdays at 4:00 AM).

How do I remove DriveImage XML?

Quickly and completely remove DriveImage XML from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall DriveImage XML 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 DriveImage XML, 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 DriveImage XML.

Win XP 46%
Win 8 3%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 49.43%
Windows 7 24.14%
Windows Vista 22.99%
Windows 8 3.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 50.59%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 17.65%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.94%
Windows 7 Professional 7.06%
Windows 8.1 2.35%
Windows Vista Business 2.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.00%
  Germany 14.00%
  France 10.00%
  Belgium 5.00%
  Italy 5.00%
  United Kingdom 4.00%
  Canada 3.00%
  Australia 2.00%
  Netherlands 2.00%
  South Africa 1.00%
  Norway 1.00%
  Finland 1.00%
  New Zealand 1.00%
  Argentina 1.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.45%
Acer 14.29%
Medion 10.20%
Hewlett-Packard 10.20%
Intel 8.16%
American Megatrends 8.16%
Toshiba 8.16%
Sahara 6.12%
ASUS 6.12%
Compaq 2.04%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7318 3.17%
TOSHIBA Satellite A215 1.59%
Gigabyte P35-DS4 1.59%
MEDIONPC WIM 2040 1.59%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 1.59%
MEDIONPC MS-7707 1.59%


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