What is TrueImageTryStartService.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the TrueImageTryStartService.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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TrueImageTryStartService.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with TrueImageTryStartService
TrueImageTryStartService.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process belongs to software Acronis Try And Decide Service by Acronis (

Description: TrueImageTryStartService.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. TrueImageTryStartService.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 492,720 bytes (26% of all occurrences), 492,600 bytes and 10 more variants. 
TrueImageTryStartService.exe is a file with no information about its developer. The program is not visible. The file is a Verisign signed file. TrueImageTryStartService.exe is digitally signed. The TrueImageTryStartService.exe file is not a Windows core file. You can uninstall this program in the Control Panel. TrueImageTryStartService.exe is able to hide itself and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 20% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: In the event of any problems with TrueImageTryStartService.exe, you can also do the following:
  • ask for help from Support
  • uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Uninstall a Program > Acronis True Image Home)

Recommended: Identify TrueImageTryStartService.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as TrueImageTryStartService.exe. Therefore, you should check the TrueImageTryStartService.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

This is the True Image Try and Decide service I stopped and made it manual with no bad effect on my purchased TrueImage.

Summary: Average user rating of TrueImageTryStartService.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving TrueImageTryStartService issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with TrueImageTryStartService. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the TrueImageTryStartService.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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