Acronis True Image is disk imaging software, (see "Disk image") developed by Acronis, that creates backups and recovers PC systems. The software allows a user to create an image of a disk while it is running Microsoft Windows or offline by booting from CD/DVD, USB flash drives, PXE, or other ...

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Validation of image using acronis

In my work I recently had an instrument controlled by an Xp machine fault due to a faulty hdd. I was able to install the hdd in another machine and from there make an image using acronis. I converted ...
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How to compress ext4 partition with Acronis while backup?

With Acronis, when I set to compress ext4 partition before backup, the result is a raw backup and not compressed. The same process with NTFS or FAT32 partition, results are compressed. Please tell ...
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Western Digital WD7500BPKT not recognized as a WD drive

I am in the process of upgrading my hard drive that is currently in my Toshiba Satellite Pro. I have a WD 750 GB Black that I have hooked up SATA to USB and initialized, formatted and activated. It is ...
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Dissimilar hardware server restore with Acronis

I have a backup of a Dell PowerEdge 2950 (500GB, 2 partitions) server created with Acronis Advanced Server 11.5 which I'm trying to restore on a new HP ProLiant ML310e Gen8 (1TB-RAID1) using Universal ...
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How to restore ubuntu backup?

I try to find a solution for my problem. I spent 3 days working, searching on this. My story: In 2010, i had installed ubuntu and windows 7. After half a year i made a backup with Acronis Boot CD, ...
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Backup tools free trial limitations [closed]

I would like to use a backup tool like Acronis or Crashplan in case I encounter a serious problem with my computer and I want to restore it like it is right now. They both have a free trial of 30 days ...
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Minimal backup for Windows 7 system recovery

There might not be an answer to this, but for a home Win7 system, what files/directories must be backed up to recover after a windows crash? I can reinstall software, and I keep data files elsewhere. ...
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How do I restore the operating system using Acronis?

I have made a backup using Acronis 2010. And I've tested it on vmware. And I'm having problems booting up the dual boot vm. After restoring from the .tib file. What do I do?What other software that ...
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Backup Ubuntu using Acronis

Wondering if it's possible to backup Ubuntu using Acronis Home edition the way so I can have all MBR and mouting points essensial for Ubuntu backed up. Prefer to boot from CD/USB and backup into ...
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I just deleted my backup file! How do I save it?

I just accidentally deleted a backup file that I need to restore my system. It's an Acronis True Image TIB file. It was stored at H:\My backups and the name of the file was File_backup_2012-10-18.tib. ...
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How to clone & restore virtual box hard drive

What I want to do is to clone my virtual box HDD with dual boot os. XP and Vista. I'm using Acronis and back it up on a flash drive. And end up with the flash drive that is partitioned. 2 partitions ...
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Acronis Migrate Easy Work With Windows 7

I recently purchase a bigger seagate sshd drive to replace the currently smaller one in my laptop. I have been looking around for free alternatives that will clone everything including the OS (...
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How to get OSX to recognize a disk's full size after cloning onto a larger drive?

I have taken a 250G hard drive from my MacBook pro and cloned it sector-by-sector (using Acronis True image; which would be equivalent to running something like dd if=/dev/sda of=/dev/sdb) onto a ...
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Can I use Acronis to create and sync a mirror of my main drive?

Having had a complete disk failure the other day, and spending two days getting everything back to normal (read: i had backups of data, but re-installing apps and a million little configs were the ...
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Is it possible to restore an image from Acronis into a single partition, instead of the whole disk?

I haven't worked with Acronis yet (or any other OS cloning software), but as far as I know, it has to be restored on a blank HDD instead of a single partition (out of 2 or more). So, is that possible ...
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Disk showing as dynamic with Acronis and Easus Clone, but it's actually basic

I regularly clone my Dell Inspiron 1525 hard drive with Vista home premium to an identical HDD through a USB using either Acronis True Image 2010 Home or Easus. This time when I use it, either I get ...
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Load Windows 7 image created by Windows (not Acronis, Ghost, etc.) to Virtualbox VM

I made an image, and used Windows 7 "Create system image" in Windows Backup and Recovery. I load it just fine on many other computers, it is a good image with many steps in creating it. How can I get ...
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How can I convert this to an actual date?

I recently did a backup with Acronis and saved the log. It turns out to be an xml containing some lines like this <event code="504" id="5" level="2" message="Pending operation 158 started:'...
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Running a Windows XP image using Windows virtual PC from an external HDD

Backstory. We have an old XP computer which will be retired. This computer has an application made by a firm that does not exist anymore. The files this application produced can only be viewed using ...
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WD 3TB suddenly RAW formatted - but only whith seconardy Win7 install.%

After looking a bit on the web, I decided to take this problem here, in case somebody has already a solution, or to answer it myself, should I find the Answer. Setup is like this: ASUS Maximus V ...
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Updating a backup image (.wim and/or Acronis .tib)

Anyways, I've got a Windows 7 installation that I want to make a generalized backup image of so I can use it for future installs on not only my desktop from which the image is to be derived from, but ...
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Acronis to backup/restore Macbook Pro

I have Macbook Pro with SL and Bootcamped Windows7 installed as dual boot. I wonder if anyone used Acronis True Image Home or other products to have a backup of all disk, including SL and Windows7 ...
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Backup Linux from Acronis True Image Home?

I have a a software "Acronis True Image Home" Is it possible to backup CentOS Linux? on Windows do I need to create a bootdisk from Acronis and then boot it up on linux server? I wanted to copy all ...
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Backup of whole harddrive during full operation with Acronis True Image Home 2010?

Currently, I'm creating a backup of one of my hard drives. It's my main hard drive, where the operating system is running. Because the backup is done during full operation I'm asking if the backup ...
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Image hard drive containing Acronis Secure Zone

I'm trying to image the hard drive which has System, Windows and Acronis Secure Zone partitions. On my original machine I have recovery menu prompt ["Please press F11..."]. I'm able to image it over ...
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True Image scheduling settings

I want a backup to run once a week. I want the scheme to be incremental so that only changes made since the last incremental back up or full backup will be saved. I need help with the settings for ...
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When I run Acronis on Hiren I cannot see the external hard drive plugged to USB port

I have just bought a new laptop Lenovo G50-80 with Windows 8. I want to make an image of C: with the Acronis that comes with Hiren (True Image 2012). It always worked with all my other computers ...
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Acronis failed to restore but kept requesting me to reboot to complete

My old latop is running XP SP3. It has Acronis True Image Home 10. I have never tried it to restore, because my laptop's OS has been working fine for me, no malmare detected, and has never been ...
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Is Acronis True Image always a true image?

I am planing a full backup in my computer using Acronis for the first time. I know that there are two kinds of backup softwares, one that can only copy the files and restore them, but cannot restore a ...
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Access To Acronis True Image 2016 Files

I have just made a copy of my old computer’s hard drive with Acronis True Image and put the file onto my new HP Envy which I can mount the partitions within the image file using Acronis True Image on ...
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Backup software marking error as success?

I'm really stumped here. We got a Seagate BlackArmor NAS 110 device in our small office (3 computers) to do regular backups of our Windows (XP and 7) PCs. Recently, the device was offline and we ...
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How do I turn off popup offers and ads in Acronis True Image 2016?

I'm running a bought and paid for copy of Acronis True Image 2016 (it was an upgrade). How do I turn off their popup/toast ads which seem to be a new thing (my older version never did this)? Here's ...
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Backup a 750 GB HDD to an 1 TB external HD using Acronis and leave free space

Recently I've been thinking about buying an external HD to backup my laptop's drive. I'm thinking about using Acronis True Image to do that. But I have one question: The external drive I'm planing to ...
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How do I migrate my Windows desktop to a VirtualBox VM?

I have VirtualBox 4.3.6 and True Image 2014 Premium with Universal Restore. I've read a lot about different methods but I'm not sure where to start, or what will suit my needs. Directly from ...
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Cloning system nightmare with windows 8.1

I am running windows 8.1 that was initially a windows 8 OEM from a asus Q501L laptop. I first used macrium reflect and then acronis true image to fully clone my current hard drive onto an SSD. Both ...
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Windows XP Issue - Explorer Running Slow & Video Lagging when popups appear or adjusting volume

Hardware: Samsung SF310 Laptop Intel Core i5 4Gb RAM Samsung Evo 840 SSD (250Gb) Software: I have reloaded an image using Acronis: Windows XP Professional SP3 All relevant drivers for my ...
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Cant resume from hibernation after system disk replaced

I have Windows 7 x64. I had Samsung SSD 840 Pro as my system C drive, I cloned it to SSD 850 Pro using Acronis True Image 2015. Then I removed old drive and moved new drive to the old drive's SATA ...
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I restored onto a new SSD using Acronis True Image Home, but it won't boot; how do I make the system boot from the new SSD?

My SSD died yesterday. I have made regular backups using Acronis True Image Home. I've restored the image onto a new SSD which I have purchased and installed. I have verified it is there. It also ...
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Unable to clone mSATA disk in my W530

I recently bought a used W530 from eBay, which is in good shape. It has a 240GB mSATA and two other disks. It runs on Win 7 pro 64bit. I used its recovery media disk to restore the computer to its ...
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Is it possible to convert .vdi or .vhd into OS cloning images?

I think the question isn't so clear. I'm asking if it's possible to convert Virtual Hard Disk files (.vdi, .vhd, etc., including snapshots) into Acronis Images, so I could emulate the system, set the ...
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How to restore Acronis True Image 2014 backup to another HDD

In earlier versions of Acronis True Image, there was a function in "Restore" section: Select .TIB file to restore and select destination device/partition. But I can't figure out how to restore (for ex....
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How to setup a NTFS partition on an Acronis Bootable Rescue Media USB drive

Anybody know if it's possible to partition the drive that currently has a bootable USB on it without erasing or formatting the entire USB drive?
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How to determine a .tib extension from acronis image file type

I have windows 7 64 bit professional OS in my laptop.Recently I have created a backup of my hard drive with acronis(http://www.acronis.com/en-us/) image creator. Now I would like to find the resultant ...
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Laptop security plan: Acronis True Image + TrueCrypt + Prey

Scenario: I'm working since 2 years as a software developer and sys admin. I never had anything useful on my pc. Now it's full of personal and sensitive data (passwords/source codes, etc). Now that ...
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How to bypass Program Compatibility Assistant in Windows 8?

Short version How can I bypass the Program Compatibility Assistant that blocks some programs from installing? Long version I'm trying to install Acronis True Image Home 2011 on my Windows 8 Pro. ...
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Can't clone SSD with a Windows partition and a Linux partition

I recently installed with some effort Zorin OS (based on Ubuntu LTS 14.04) on another partition of my Intel SSD 335 (240 gb in total) and divided that other partition many smaller partitions of the ...
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Will Acronis True Image WD Edition work on the Western Digital-owned HGST drives?

We have a copy of Acronis True Image WD Edition and we'd like to know whether or not it will work on HGST (owned by Western Digital) drives?
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Merge C and D HDDs with Windows 7

Due to hardware issues, I would like to move my installation of Windows 7 as well as the rest of the installed programs and data from my C drive (a small SSD) to my current D drive, which would then ...
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HD cloning without deleted files

After cloning a HD, I analyzed target HD and found deleted files from source HD (files which i deleted long before the cloning!). So, do you know what settings in Acronis True Image prevent copying ...
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Backup Multiple Networked Computer's Hard Drives, As Images, And All To A Single Server?

Is it possible to backup several networked PCs hard drive's as images, and save the images to a server PC at the same time? I know that it's usual to dump one image to all PCs on the network, this is ...