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ShadowProtect ImageManager

What is ShadowProtect ImageManager?  (from StorageCraft Technology)

StorageCraft® ShadowProtect® sector-level backup software backs up your organization’s whole Windows IT environment. In addition to reliably backing up everything from systems to data, ShadowProtect software enables swift recovery from disaster as well as headache-free system migration. ShadowProtect software is one co...  Read more


ShadowProtect ImageManager is a software program developed by StorageCraft Technology. The most common release is 4.1.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named sbrun.exe. The setup package generally installs about 30 files and is usually about 59.52 MB (62,406,811 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). While about 88% of users of ShadowProtect ImageManager come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.StorageCraft.com
Help link: www.StorageCraft.com/Community
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\StorageCraft\ImageManager\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{370D1117-E8B1-43FC-BC39-1840E7723D6E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 59.52 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ShadowProtect ImageManager

Program executable:sbrun.exe
Name:ShadowProtect (TM)
ShadowProtect CoreLogic
Path:C:\Program Files\StorageCraft\ImageManager\sbrun.exe
Additional files:
  • keyfile.exe - ShadowProtect KeyFileMaker (TM) (ShadowProtect KeyFileMaker (TM) Command-Line Utility)
  • KeyFileMaker.exe - ShadowProtect KeyFileMaker(TM) (ShadowProtect KeyFileMaker (TM))
  • ImageManager.Client.exe - ShadowProtect ImageManager
  • ImageManager.exe - ShadowProtect ImageManager Service
  • ImageManager.Interface.dll - ShadowProtect ImageManager Remoting Interface
  • sbcommit.dll - ShadowProtect (TM) (ShadowProtect HeadStart Restore Commit DLL)
  • sbhard.exe - ShadowProtect CoreLogic (KeyFiles Used)
  • sbimageapi.dll - ShadowProtect Image API
  • sbsnap.dll - ShadowProtect Snapshot Manager
  • sbvhd.dll - StorageCraft VHD Virtual Disk Engine
  • vixDiskLib.dll (by VMware) - VMware VMware Virtual Disk Development Kit (vixDiskLib dynamic link library)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • edtFTPnetPRO.dll (by Enterprise Distributed Technologies) - edtFTPnetPRO (edtFTPnetPRO for .NET 2.0+)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • ImageManager.exe runs as a service named 'ShadowProtect ImageManager' (ShadowProtect ImageManager) "ShadowProtect ImageManager Service".

How do I remove ShadowProtect ImageManager?

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

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

87.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.50%
  Australia 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%


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