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Should I remove Macrium Reflect Workstation Edition?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #33,767
United States Rank #24,442
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7.2 1.37%
7.1 24.66%
7.0 10.96%
6.3 4.11%
6.1 35.62%
6.0 23.29%

Macrium Reflect Workstation Edition

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Macrium Reflect Workstation Edition is a software program developed by Paramount Software (UK). The most common release is 6.1, 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). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named reflect.exe. The setup package generally installs about 49 files and is usually about 236.64 MB (248,139,067 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 68% of users of Macrium Reflect Workstation Edition come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Australia.

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: 236.64 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Macrium Reflect Workstation 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)
  • MrCbtTools.exe (by Windows (R) Win 7 DDK provider) - Macrium Reflect Change Block Tracker
  • RShellEx.dll - Macrium Reflect Shell Extensions
  • 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)
  • ImgToVHD.exe - Macrium ImgToVHD
  • AesDLL.dll - Macrium Reflect (Macrium Reflect AESDll)
  • MacriumBackupMessage.exe - Macrium Reflect Disk Imaging and Backup
  • reflectbin.exe
  • WAIKFiles15x64.exe - Macrium Reflect Disk Imaging and Backup WAIK Files
  • xReflect.exe - xReflect (Reflect uninstaller)
  • viBoot.exe - viBoot (Macrium Virtual Image Boot)

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).

How do I remove Macrium Reflect Workstation Edition?

Quickly and completely remove Macrium Reflect Workstation Edition from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Macrium Reflect Workstation 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Macrium Reflect Workstation Edition, 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 Macrium Reflect Workstation Edition.

Win 10 67%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 67.12%
Windows 7 32.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 42.47%
Windows 10 Home 16.44%
Windows 7 Professional 15.07%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.59%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.85%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.96%
  Italy 4.85%
  Australia 3.88%
  Netherlands 3.88%
  Canada 3.88%
  France 2.91%
  United Kingdom 2.91%
  South Africa 1.94%
  Austria 1.94%
  Ecuador 0.97%
  Switzerland 0.97%
  Finland 0.97%
  Indonesia 0.97%
  Spain 0.97%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.07%
ASUS 20.37%
Dell 18.52%
Acer 14.81%
Intel 7.41%
Lenovo 5.56%
Toshiba 3.70%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 760 4.00%
ASUS All Series 4.00%
Dell XPS 8700 4.00%
Gigabyte H61M-D2H-USB3 4.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite S55-B 2.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite L850 2.00%


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