1679: Complete Uninstallation of Acronis Backup Server

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Uninstallation of Acronis Backup Server includes manual removal of folders, files and registry keys associated with it

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Uninstalling Acronis Backup Server from the Add/Remove Programs option does not remove the product completely from the system. To get rid of all traces of Acronis Backup Server proceed with the instructions below.


  • Remove Acronis Backup Server using Windows Add or Remove Programs (Start -> Settings -> Control Panel)
  • Delete user group AcronisBackupServerUsers (Start -> Settings -> Control Panel -> Administrative Tools -> Computer Management -> Local Users and Groups -> Groups)
  • Hit Start -> Run -> regedit and remove the following key:

    Windows 32 bit:

    • Acronis True Image 9.1
    • KEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Acronis\Fomatik\Plugins\BackupServer

    • Acronis True Image Echo
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Acronis\TrueImageEcho\Fomatik\Plugins\BackupServer

  • Windows 64 bit:

    • Acronis True Image 9.1
    • KEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Acronis\Fomatik\Plugins\BackupServer

    • Acronis True Image Echo
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Acronis\TrueImageEcho\Fomatik\Plugins\BackupServer

  • Delete the \Program Files\Acronis\BackupServer folder
  • Delete the \Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Acronis\BackupServer folder

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(!) Employing the resolution as specified above will make all backups saved to Acronis Backup Server inaccessible.