1750: Updating Acronis Group Server

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Last update: 26-03-2009

It is recommended to completely uninstall the current build of Acronis Group Server before updating to the new one

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Before updating to the latest build of Acronis Group Server it is recommended to completely uninstall the current one.


  1. Uninstall the existing version of Acronis Group Server from Start -> Control Panel -> Add or Remove Programs;
  2. Remove the entire Group Server folder located by default at: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Acronis\GroupServer
  3. Invoke Windows Registry Editor by clicking Start -> Run and typing regedit. Remove the registry subkey GroupServer at:

    Windows 32 bit: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Acronis\TrueImageEcho\Fomatik\Plugins\GroupServer
    Windows 64 bit: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Acronis\TrueImageEcho\Fomatik\Plugins\GroupServer

  4. Open the downloaded .exe file of Acronis True Image Echo. Right-click on the Group Server module and extract it. Install the extracted .msi file.
  5. Run Acronis True Image Management Console and Connect to a remote computer, where Acronis Group Server is installed;
  6. Click Add to add new computers to the list;
  7. Provide credentials. See Setting Credentials for Group Tasks in Acronis Group Server;
  8. Confirm that the connection to the added can be established Acronis Group Server: click on the Connect button in the Group Status window.

(!) Do not uncheck the Do not browse network for new computers option at Tools -> Options -> Network -> Status check interval

More information

See also Downloading the Latest Build of Acronis Software.