What does the schedul2.exe file do?
The schedul2.exe process is also known as Acronis Scheduler (Version 2) or, as the case may be, Seagate Scheduler (Version 2) and is a part of Acronis True Image (Version 2016, 2015, 2018, 2014) or, as the case may be, Acronis Scheduler (Version 2). This software is produced by Acronis (www.acronis.com) or, as the case may be, Seagate (www.seagate.com). An obsolete or defective version of schedul2.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Acronis Scheduler has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Acronis Scheduler has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- schedul2.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module schedul2.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about schedul2.exe Acronis Scheduler
schedul2.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Schedul2.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files\Public Documents".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 1,191,656 bytes (6% of all these files), 1,263,424 bytes as well as 27 other variants.
It is the AcrSch2Svc service: Task scheduling for Acronis applications.
This file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. This process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. The file possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness. To remove the file and its related software from your computer, click Programs in Control Panel Schedul2.exe is capable of track other applications as well as hide itself from other programs. For this reason, 14% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves schedul2.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about schedul2?
|Acronis True Image is an backup and disaster recovery software (further information...) |
|Nich schlimm, braucht wohl Trueimage |
|Acronis True Image Backup Software |
|Acronis/Seagate file. Does not uninstall, behaves like malware. Auto modifies registry every update to enable after turned off with windows services.msc (further information...) |
Summary: 11 users judge schedul2.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 2 users consider it harmless. For this reason, one user has already deleted schedul2.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall Acronis True Image or Acronis Scheduler
To remove Acronis Scheduler from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate Acronis True Image or Acronis Scheduler in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if schedul2.exe (Acronis Scheduler) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of Acronis Scheduler. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Acronis Scheduler or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or schedul2.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.