56697: Acronis True Image 2016: Services and Processes

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Last update: 03-02-2020

The current version of Acronis True Image is 2018. See Acronis True Image 2018: Windows services and processes.

The following processes in Windows Task Manager belong to Acronis True Image:

Process name Purpose
trueimage.exe Program User Interface
schedhlp.exe Monitors Schedule2 service and restarts it if needed
TrueImageMonitor.exe Displays tray notifications about the task status and allows user interaction
trueimagehomeservice.exe Executes main operations: backup, restore, validation, etc
trueimagehomenotify.exe This process sends e-mails with task results if Send e-mail notification about the operation state option is selected in Backup Options
trueimagetools.exe Executes operations listed on Tools&Utilities page: Startup Recovery Manager, Rescue Media Builder, Secure Zone, Boot Sequence Manager, Mount/Unmount Image, Clone Disk, Add New Disk, Convert to/from Windows Backup, Drive Cleanser, File Shredder, System Clean-up, Try & Decide
mediabuilder.exe Builds Acronis Bootable Rescue Media
cdrecord.exe Burns CD/DVD (both Acronis Bootable Rescue Media and CD/DVD with backup)
mms_mini.exe Communicates with Online Dashboard
autopart.exe Executes operations with Acronis Secure Zone (creation, resize, etc)
uninstall.exe Executes during product uninstall


Acronis True Image services:

Service name Purpose
Acronis Nonstop Backup Service (afcdp) Performs Nonstop Backup for partitions 
Acronis Scheduler2 Service (AcrSch2Svc) Task scheduling for Acronis True Image
Acronis Sync Agent Service (syncagentsrv) Performs Synchronization
Acronis Managed Machine Service Mini Communicates with Online Dashboard