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Should I remove Macrium Reflect Server Plus Edition?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #38,446
United States Rank #28,442
Reach 0.0027%


7.1 11.11%
7.0 11.11%
6.3 7.41%
6.1 35.19%
6.0 29.63%
5.3 5.56%

Macrium Reflect Server Plus Edition


Macrium Reflect Server Plus Edition is a program developed by Paramount Software (UK). The most used version is 6.1, 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 38 files and is usually about 130.24 MB (136,563,550 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 68% of users of Macrium Reflect Server Plus Edition come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Philippines.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.macrium.com/default.aspx
Help link: www.macrium.com/help.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\macrium\reflect
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Macrium\Reflect\xReflect.exe
Estimated size: 130.24 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Macrium Reflect Server Plus 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)
  • MIGService.exe - Macrium Image Guardian (Macrium Image Guardian Service)
  • ImgToVHD.exe - Macrium ImgToVHD
  • AESDll.dll - Macrium Reflect (Macrium Reflect AESDll)
  • MacriumBackupMessage.exe - Macrium Reflect Disk Imaging and Backup
  • Message.dll
  • MessageSvr.dll
  • PersistentImageFile.dll - Macrium Reflect Persistent Image File
  • reflectbin.exe
  • WAIKFiles25x64.exe - Macrium Reflect Disk Imaging and Backup WAIK Files
  • WAIKFiles25x86.exe
  • xReflect.exe - xReflect (Reflect uninstaller)
  • vssfix.exe - ComFix (Repair COM+ installation)
  • vssfixx64.exe
  • VSSSvr.dll - VSSSvr Dynamic Link Library (Volume Shadow Copy Dynamic Link Library)
  • MrCbtCA.dll (by Windows (R) Win 7 DDK provider) - CBT Custom Action DLL (Macrium Reflect CBT Custom Action DLL)

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}.
Scheduled Task
  • reflect.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Macrium-Backup-{EF4FF736-6161-47EC-9216-EAE9A51961D0}' (runs monthly on Mondays at 1:00 PM).
2 Services
  • MIGService.exe runs as a service named 'Macrium Image Guardian Service' (MacriumImageGuardianService) "Protection for Macrium backup files".
  • ReflectService.exe runs as a service named 'ReflectService.exe' (ReflectService.exe) "Macrium Reflect Scheduling Services".

How do I remove Macrium Reflect Server Plus Edition?

You can uninstall Macrium Reflect Server Plus 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 Plus 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 Plus Edition.

Win 10 78%
Win 7 (SP1) 22%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 77.78%
Windows 7 22.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 44.44%
Windows 10 Home 12.96%
Windows 7 Professional 11.11%
Windows 10 Enterprise 9.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.41%
Windows Server 2012 R2 Da... 3.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.57%
  Italy 5.41%
  Philippines 4.05%
  RS 2.70%
  Australia 2.70%
  Germany 2.70%
  Poland 2.70%
  United Kingdom 2.70%
  MK 1.35%
  UA 1.35%
  France 1.35%
  Russia 1.35%
  Netherlands 1.35%
  Canada 1.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.22%
Dell 18.52%
Acer 18.52%
ASUS 14.81%
American Megatrends 7.41%
Toshiba 7.41%
Alienware 3.70%
Common models
ASUS All Series 10.53%
HP ProLiant ML10 v2 5.26%
Samsung 535U4C 2.63%
MSI MS-7996 2.63%


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