Disable Acronis True Image 2018 Active Protection

Last Updated on May 14, 2020 by Next Century

There may be rare cases when you will want to disable Active Protection. It does not interfere or compete for computer resources with other security software and you do not need to disable it for that. But if you are troubleshooting an issue with Acronis True Image and need to make changes to Acronis configuration files or registry settings, enabled Active Protection will not allow that. In such case follow the steps below to disable it temporarily.

When you are done, do not forget to enable Active Protection back.

Disabling the Self-Defence Feature

Follow these steps to disable Acronis Active Protection:

  • Launch Acronis True Image 2018, click the Active Protection tab, and then click Active Protetion settings in the right bottom corner of the window

  • Untick the Protect Acronis True Image files from ransomware check box

Turning off Active Protection Completely

Active Protection can be disabled either from the tray icon menu or from Acronis True Image interface

  • Launch Acronis True Image, click the Active Protection tab

  • Turn the toggle to disable Acronis Active Protection

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