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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,853
United States Rank #5,932
Reach 0.0519%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.96 days
234.75 days >
Average installed length: 123.34 days


16.0.5962 68.23%
16.0.5958 12.81%
16.0.5941 0.10%
16.0.5934 1.66%
16.0.5932 0.10%
16.0.5931 0.10%
16.0.5929 2.83%
16.0.5926 8.90%
16.0.5906 5.28%

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True Image WD Edition

What is True Image WD Edition?  (from Acronis)

Acronis True Image WD Edition Software helps you to completely clone your current system drive onto your new WD hard drive. Cloning makes an exact copy of your old system drive on your new WD hard drive, including the operating system, applications, data, preferences, and email settings. Everything will be present and ...  Read more


True Image WD Edition is a program developed by Acronis. The most used version is 16.0.5962, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 TrueImageMonitor.exe. The software installer includes 42 files and is usually about 629.48 KB (644,592 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 63% of users of True Image WD Edition come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.wdc.com/product/downloaddetail.asp?swid=119
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Acronis\TrueImageHome
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{D252D346-FDB9-40D6-A361-5368615CF887}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 629.48 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by True Image WD Edition

Program executable:TrueImageMonitor.exe
Name:Acronis True Image
Acronis True Image Monitor
Path:C:\Program Files\Acronis\TrueImageHome\TrueImageMonitor.exe
Additional files:
  • BrowseFolderHelper.exe - True Image Home 2013 by Acronis (Browse folder helper)
  • license_activator.exe - License Activator
  • timounter.dll - Acronis Backup Archive Explorer (timounter Dynamic Link Library)
  • timounter64.dll
  • mapi_proxy_32.dll - Acronis True Image Home 2012 (Acronis True Image Home 2012 MAPI COM server DLL)
  • mapi_proxy_64.dll
  • mapi_proxy_stub_32.dll - Acronis True Image Home 2012 MAPI COM proxy DLL
  • mapi_proxy_stub_64.dll
  • extcmp.exe - Acronis TrueImage Home 2012 (External Comparison Server)
  • live_update_dll.dll
  • ti_managers.dll - Acronis TrueImage Home 2013
  • ti_managers_proxy.dll - Managers Dll Proxy
  • ti_managers_proxy_stub.dll - Managers Dll Proxy Stub
  • versions_page.dll - Versions Page
  • versions_view.dll - Versions View
  • universal_restore.dll - Acronis Universal Restore
  • LiveUpdateInstaller.exe - Acronis True Image Home (Live Update Installer)
  • SystemReport.exe - Acronis System Report
  • TrueImage.exe
  • libcrypto10.dll - OPENSSL Crypto Library
  • TimeExplorer.exe - Acronis Time Explorer
  • AcronisTibUrlHandler.exe - Acronis True Image
  • aszbrowsehelper.exe - Acronis True Image ASZ Browse Helper
  • prl_stat.exe - Wrapper for Parallels Report
  • restoreoriginal.exe - Acronis Restore Original Configuration Shell Plugin
  • spawn.exe - Acronis Spawn Utility
  • ti_command_executor.exe - Acronis True Image Command Executor
  • tishell.dll - Acronis True Image Shell Extensions
  • tishell32.dll
  • tishell64.dll
  • TrueImageLauncher.exe
  • TrueImageMonitor.exe - Acronis True Image Monitor
  • TrueImageTools.exe
  • fox.dll - FOX GUI Library
  • afcdpapi.dll - Acronis CDP (File Level CDP API)
  • prl_net_enum.dll (by Parallels) - Prl Report (net_enum.dll)
  • prl_report.exe (by Parallels)
  • qmng4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtGui4.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Context Menu Handlers
  • tishell.dll added as a content menu within Windows Explorer with the class {C539A15A-3AF9-4c92-B771-50CB78F5C751}.
  • tishell64.dll added as a content menu within Windows Explorer with the class {C539A15A-3AF9-4c92-B771-50CB78F5C751}.
  • versions_page.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'VersionsPageShellExt' with a class of {9E42900A-85F9-4E67-9778-575FBBA0A81C}.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • SystemReport.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C3E947AE-6DF8-4EBA-A2D8-53D69A378B1D}' (runs on registration).
  • TrueImageLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{15E6447C-2412-416E-A2B8-4A60B0B727C0}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • TrueImageMonitor.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'TrueImageMonitor.exe' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Acronis\TrueImageHome\TrueImageMonitor.exe".

How do I remove True Image WD Edition?

You can uninstall True Image WD 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 True Image WD 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 True Image WD Edition.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.40%
Windows 10 37.24%
Windows Vista 3.71%
Windows XP 2.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.13%
Windows 7 Professional 17.36%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.74%
Windows 10 Home 10.65%
Windows 8.1 7.69%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.80%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.93% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.93%
  Germany 10.21%
  United Kingdom 4.08%
  Canada 3.56%
  France 3.18%
  Netherlands 1.66%
  Australia 1.59%
  Italy 1.29%
  Austria 0.98%
  Russia 0.76%
  Belgium 0.68%
  Sweden 0.68%
  Czech Republic 0.61%
  Japan 0.53%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.76%
Hewlett-Packard 22.39%
Acer 17.46%
ASUS 7.59%
Intel 3.80%
Lenovo 2.66%
Medion 2.47%
American Megatrends 1.90%
Toshiba 1.71%
MSI 0.95%
Samsung 0.76%
Common models
ASUS All Series 10.07%
ACER Aspire M3641 7.38%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.68%
Dell XPS 8700 2.35%
MSI MS-7850 2.01%
Dell Inspiron 3847 1.68%

About (from Acronis)

Acronis can help you securely migrate, protect and recover critical data wherever it resides in your physical, virtual or cloud environments.
Publisher URL: www.acronis.com


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