Acronis CyberProtection/Antimalware processes running, causing problems despite being disabled in UI
Hi Acronis Team,
Please consider that a lot of people are already running dedicated AV. Please either:
1) Offer an option during installation to NOT install all the "Active Protection" software, Cyperprotection stuff or Cloud backup agents. Not all users see value in "value add bloatware". Call it Expert installation or something similar if you must.
2) If someone has gone to the trouble of intentionally disabling services on the UI please _actually_ disable the services. At the moment the processes keep running in the background.
In my case mms_mini.exe keeps using a hefty chunk of my CPU time (on a 16C/32T machine). God knows what it is trying to do as everything relating to it is supposedly disabled on the UI. I have all protections disabled, do not use the cloud backup feature, etc yet all Acronis services still are running. All I want from Acronis Image is what it is supposed to do best.
I currently have to disable services in Windows, but after each update they are re-instated. I don't see why as a user I have to resort to this when these could have been not-installed in the first place (as is best practice if they are not needed).
I can't speak for other users but if Acronis continues adding bloatware at this rate without giving us the option to disable it properly or best yet, not install it at all I will be forced to look elsewhere in the future. I can only imagine that other users have the same frustrations.