60718: Acronis Ransomware Protection: how to pause or delete backup

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Acronis discontinued support for standalone anti-ransomware tool Acronis Ransomware Protection on December 19, 2019. See this page for more information.

Once set up, Acronis Ransomware Protection creates a backup every 15 minutes.

You cannot change this schedule, but you can delete the backup task and the already created backups if need be.

To delete the backup task:

  1. Start Acronis Ransomware Protection.
  2. Click the gear icon near Cloud backup:
  3. Click Remove, to remove files from the backup task.

To delete the already created backups:

  1. Go to https://www.acronis.com/my/online-backup/webrestore/, and then log in to your Acronis account.
  2. On the Files tab, point to the backup that you want to delete, click the gear icon, and then click Delete.