1622: Removing Acronis Backup Archive Explorer

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Last update: 20-08-2014

How to remove Acronis Backup Archive Explorer


To remove Acronis True Image Backup Archive Explorer you should do the following:

Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/2008/Windows 7:

  • Run Device Manager and delete Acronis Backup Archive Explorer in Acronis Devices:

    (!) Depending on the product that you use, this component may be called Acronis Backup Archive Explorer or Acronis True Image Backup Archive Explorer

  • Run regedit and delete the following registry keys if they are present:
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\AcronisTimounterMonitor
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\timounter
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\tifsfilter
  • Delete timounter string from:
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\{71A27CDD-812A-11D0-BEC7-08002BE2092F} -> UpperFilters

      (!) Strings under UpperFilters may be different depending on operating system and software that you use

More information

See also Acronis True Image Echo Cleanup Utility.