15093: Compatibility of Acronis Secure Zone with Low-level Disk Encryption

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Last update: 19-02-2013

Acronis Secure Zone cannot be created on a disk protected with low-level encryption software

This article applies to:

  • Acronis Backup software


Acronis Secure Zone is incompatible with low-level disk encryption software. The examples of low-level disk encryption software are:

  • Check Point
  • PGP
  • McAfee Endpoint Protection
  • Microsoft BitLocker

An attempt to create Acronis Secure Zone on a disk protected with low-level disk encryption software may fail. It may also succeed, but Acronis Secure Zone will inaccessible.

For example, Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 will show free space instead of Acronis Secure Zone:

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See also Compatibility of Acronis Backup Software with Encryption Software.