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Should I remove Virtual Disk Driver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #28,416
United States Rank #25,308
Reach 0.0054%


1.1.2141 63.21%
1.1.2116 31.13%
1.1.1042 2.83%
1.1.1031 0.94%
1.1.75 1.89%

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Virtual Disk Driver


Virtual Disk Driver is a program developed by Acronis. The most used version is 1.1.2141, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package is about 4.35 MB (4,562,944 bytes) when donwloaded. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 50% of users of Virtual Disk Driver come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acronis.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\common files\acronis\virtualdiskapi
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{7E014B78-94DA-4DE6-8226-A674A878F0C7}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.35 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Virtual Disk Driver

  • vddapi.dll - Acronis Virtual Disk (Acronis Virtual Disk API)

How do I remove Virtual Disk Driver?

You can uninstall Virtual Disk Driver 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 Virtual Disk Driver, 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 Virtual Disk Driver.

Win 10 92%
Win 7 (SP1) 8%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 92.45%
Windows 7 7.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 33.02%
Windows 8.1 Pro 21.70%
Windows 10 Home 16.98%
Windows 8.1 7.55%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 4.72%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.77%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Germany 12.31%
  United Kingdom 5.38%
  France 3.85%
  Canada 3.85%
  Netherlands 2.31%
  South Africa 1.54%
  Belgium 1.54%
  Australia 1.54%
  Austria 1.54%
  DK 1.54%
  Italy 1.54%
  Hong Kong 0.77%
  Singapore 0.77%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.26%
Dell 20.93%
Acer 18.60%
Medion 9.30%
Intel 6.98%
Sony 4.65%
MSI 2.33%
American Megatrends 2.33%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.35%
HP Compaq 8000 Elite SFF ... 4.41%
MSI MS-7721 2.94%
Supermicro X9DRG-QF 1.47%
Sony VGN-Z530N 1.47%
Micro-Star MS-7338 1.47%

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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