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Should I remove WD Align - Powered by Acronis?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,073
United States Rank #18,288
Reach 0.0132%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.82 days
112.69 days >
Average installed length: 59.21 days


2.0.111 71.15%
2.0.107 10.00%
1.0.318 0.38%
1.0.316 7.31%
1.0.314 11.15%

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WD Align - Powered by Acronis

What is WD Align - Powered by Acronis?

WD Align will allow the user to realign partitions on internal Western Digital Advanced Format Drives (AFDs). WD Align is intended to be run on your Western Digital Advance Format drive WITHOUT a jumper installed across pins 7-8.

About  (from Acronis)

For installing WD Align and/or WD Align Media Builder: Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 on any Windows PC For booting and using the WD Align Bootable CD: A PC based on Intel or AMD x86 architecture that supports booting from CD. Although this program is designed to retain all data on any affected AFD, the progr...  Read more


The most common release is 2.0.111, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named _4ae13d6c.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 74.75 MB (78,376,091 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.wdc.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Acronis\WD Align
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{E9BA9A68-2BB7-4F67-A4C7-8CED6F0F964C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 74.75 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by WD Align - Powered by Acronis

Program executable:_4ae13d6c.exe
Additional files:
  • AlignTool.exe - WD Align - Powered by Acronis
  • MediaBuilder.exe - Acronis MediaBuilder (MediaBuilder)
  • AutoPartNt.exe - Acronis Autopart (Autopart)
  • fox.dll - FOX GUI Library

How do I remove WD Align - Powered by Acronis?

You can uninstall WD Align - Powered by Acronis 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 WD Align - Powered by Acronis, 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 WD Align - Powered by Acronis.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.23%
Windows XP 25.00%
Windows 10 17.31%
Windows Vista 3.46%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 24.81%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.32%
Windows 7 Professional 17.05%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.57%
Windows 10 Pro 4.26%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.49%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.26%
  Germany 5.61%
  Canada 5.61%
  France 4.95%
  Japan 4.95%
  Spain 2.64%
  Italy 2.64%
  United Kingdom 2.64%
  Netherlands 2.31%
  Australia 1.98%
  India 1.65%
  Austria 1.65%
  Egypt 1.65%
  New Zealand 1.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 21.60%
Acer 14.40%
Hewlett-Packard 14.40%
ASUS 10.40%
Intel 6.40%
American Megatrends 5.60%
Lenovo 4.00%
MSI 1.60%
Sahara 1.60%
Gateway 1.60%
Common models
MSI MS-7751 2.97%
Gigabyte G41MT-S2PT 2.97%
ASUS All Series 2.97%
Acer Aspire M3900 1.98%
Dell Latitude E6400 1.98%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 1.98%

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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