What does the syncagentsrv.exe file do?
The syncagentsrv.exe process is also known as TrueImage Sync Agent Service or, as the case may be, Acronis True Image Sync Agent Service and is a part of Acronis True Image (Version 2015, 2014) or, as the case may be, Acronis Sync Agent. This software is produced by Acronis (www.acronis.com). An obsolete or defective version of syncagentsrv.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- TrueImage Sync Agent service has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- TrueImage Sync Agent service 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)
- syncagentsrv.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module syncagentsrv.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about syncagentsrv.exe TrueImage Sync Agent service
syncagentsrv.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file syncagentsrv.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files\Public Documents".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 7,014,728 bytes (16% of all these files), 7,142,320 bytes as well as 4 other variants.
It is the syncagentsrv service: Acronis Sync Agent Service.
The original file is digitally signed. Check your file. 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 program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. You may uninstall the related program using Windows Control Panel. Syncagentsrv.exe does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. Syncagentsrv.exe is capable of monitor other applications as well as send data out to the Internet. For this reason, 18% 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 syncagentsrv.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 syncagentsrv?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall Acronis True Image or Acronis Sync Agent
To remove TrueImage Sync Agent service 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 Sync Agent in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if syncagentsrv.exe (TrueImage Sync Agent service) 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 TrueImage Sync Agent service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for TrueImage Sync Agent service 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 syncagentsrv.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.