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Stop TrueImageHome Startup Search for Backups

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The 2011-2012-2013 version of Scan at Startup

Two ways to stop the scan for backup files at start of program.

1. From within the program.

or
2. If you have not started the program after installation and you want to avoid the hassles of having to delete the unwanted addition of backup tasks, you can prevent the first scan by a simple edit in the registry as below. A registry edit is not recommended or required but listed as a convenience for some who may be interested.
Note: the illustration shows the registry location for XP Pro.
If using Win7 64 bit, you may find the registry settings inside
HKLM\Software\Wow6432Node\Acronis\TrueImageHome\Settings
Edit/Addendum-9/3/2013
The editing of the registry is NOT a requirement or a recommendation.
The registry settings information is provided for information only.

The 2014 version of Scan at startup is next.

The default setting is ENABLED and the scan will occur unless the user changes the default value to NOT-ENABLED as per this illustration.

Note: After installation, the very first screen provides an option to disable the Scan at Startup by unchecking one of the checkboxes at the bottom of screen. Once the initial screen is closed, the illustration below shows how to disable/enable the Scan for Backups each startup.


Explanation of task sections and how to remove a single backup task from listing of tasks.

Remove single task.

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Thank you GroverH for the info. It is very useful.

I do have a small but important addition to your post: the location of the registry setting on 64-bit Windows Vista or Windows 7 is HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Acronis\TrueImageHome\Settings\ScanComputerAtStartup.

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GroverH, thanks again for your assistance. You are a man after my own heart. I am definitely a "do it to learn it" type of guy, myself.

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