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7% remove it93% keep it
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7.1 3.45%
6.3 1.72%
6.1 1.72%
6.0 1.72%
5.3 12.07%
5.2 75.86%
5.1.5603 1.72%
5.0.4033 1.72%

Macrium Reflect Server Edition

What is Macrium Reflect Server Edition?  (from Paramount Software (UK))

Backup files and folders and mount them as a virtual drive in Windows Explorer. Macrium Reflect supports backup to local, network and USB drives as well as burning to all DVD formats. Macrium Reflect uses leading data compression techniques to create accurate and reliable images of your hard disk or partitions on your ...  Read more


Macrium Reflect Server Edition is a program developed by Paramount Software (UK). The most used version is 5.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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). 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 reflect.exe. The software installer includes 35 files and is usually about 31.04 MB (32,542,720 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 46% of users of Macrium Reflect Server Edition come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.macrium.com/default.aspx
Help link: www.macrium.com/help.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\macrium\reflect
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{BD5953B6-0037-480F-A3BE-98DDA6D01B69}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 31.04 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Macrium Reflect Server Edition

Program executable:reflect.exe
Name:Macrium Reflect
Macrium Reflect Disk Imaging and Backup
Path:C:\Program Files\macrium\reflect\reflect.exe
Additional files:
  • RContextMenu.dll - Macrium Reflect Shell Extension Context Menu (Reflect Shell Extension Context Menu)
  • RShellEx.dll - Macrium Reflect Shell Extensions
  • ReflectService.exe - Reflect Service Application (Reflect Service - Enables mounting of images)
  • imgtovhd.exe - Macrium ImgToVHD
  • AESDll.dll - Macrium Reflect (Macrium Reflect AESDll)
  • MacriumBackupMessage.exe - Macrium Reflect Disk Imaging and Backup
  • Message.dll
  • MessageSvr.dll
  • ReflectBin.exe
  • WAIKFiles20x64.exe - Macrium Reflect Disk Imaging and Backup WAIK Files
  • WAIKFiles20x86.exe
  • xReflect.exe - xReflect (Reflect uninstaller)
  • rshellext.dll - RShell (Reflect Shell Extension)
  • vssfixx64.exe - ComFix (Repair COM+ installation)
  • vsssvr.dll - VSSSvr Dynamic Link Library (Volume Shadow Copy Dynamic Link Library)
  • le5.dll - LE5 Dynamic Link Library
  • PrimoBurner64.dll (by Primo Software Corp) - PrimoBurner(tm) SDK (PrimoBurner Core)
  • ico.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • RContextMenu.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'ReflectShellExt' with a class of {DEBB9B79-B3DD-47F4-9E5C-EA6975BAB611}.
Mozilla Plugin
  • RShellEx.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'McAfee Total Protection' with a plugin key of '@mcafee.com/MSC,version=10' for all users of the PC.
Scheduled Task
  • Reflect.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Macrium-Backup-{5C44DEAE-A936-4A30-B266-80B2FABDB795}' (runs daily at 9:00 AM).
  • ReflectService.exe runs as a service named 'Macrium Reflect Image Mounting Service' (ReflectService.exe) "Macrium Reflect Scheduling Services".
Startup File (All Users Run Once)
  • Reflect.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'MacriumRunOnce' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Macrium\Reflect\Reflect.exe" -q.

How do I remove Macrium Reflect Server Edition?

You can uninstall Macrium Reflect Server 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 Macrium Reflect Server 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 Macrium Reflect Server Edition.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Macrium Reflect Server Edition you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 7 3%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.90%
Windows 10 39.66%
Windows Server 2003 3.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.33%
Windows 8.1 Pro 12.28%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.53%
Windows 10 Pro 8.77%
Windows 7 Professional 7.02%
Windows 8.1 7.02%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.38% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.38%
  Brazil 5.80%
  United Kingdom 5.80%
  Australia 4.35%
  Canada 4.35%
  Singapore 2.90%
  Philippines 2.90%
  Netherlands 2.90%
  Italy 2.90%
  TT 1.45%
  Dominican Republic 1.45%
  Belgium 1.45%
  Switzerland 1.45%
  Korea 1.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.39%
Hewlett-Packard 21.95%
Acer 21.95%
ASUS 9.76%
American Megatrends 2.44%
Medion 2.44%
Sony 2.44%
Intel 2.44%
MSI 2.44%
Toshiba 2.44%
Lenovo 2.44%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.41%
Gigabyte P55-USB3L 5.41%
Dell OptiPlex 745 ... 5.41%
ASUSTeK X550LC 2.70%
Acer Aspire V3-772 2.70%
Micro-Star MS-7596 2.70%


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