Download and run the latest installation file
This article applies to:
- Acronis True Image Home 2010
For general information on how to download the latest build see Downloading the Latest Build of Acronis Software:
Once you log into your account, locate Acronis True Image Home 2010 Build 7160 and download it:
For information on how to update Acronis True Image Home 2010 Plus Pack, see Acronis True Image Home 2010 Plus Pack: Updating to Build 7160.
(!) To update Acronis True Image Home 2010 while preserving all previous settings, tasks, and policies, it is recommended to install the update build without uninstalling the previous build.
For general information on Build 7160 and the list of issues fixed in the build see Acronis True Image Home 2010 Build 7160.
Before starting the update, you may want to log off from Windows and then log back on. Otherwise, you may see the following message during the installation:
This message means that the product needs to modify Windows Explorer to add the ability to explore and mount Acronis True Image Home 2010 backup archives. You can safely click Continue, and the product will modify Windows Explorer on the next machine reboot.
You will not receive this message, however, if Windows Explorer is not in use (e.g. if you log off and log back on before starting the installation).
Both ways are safe to proceed.
- Run the installation package and click Install Acronis True Image Home:
- Then click Proceed to start the update:
Since you are installing an update over a previous build of the product, you will not be asked to enter the serial number. The serial number is already registered in the system.
At this point you may receive the following message:
This is a normal product message. Click Continue to proceed with the update.
If you are asked to Repair, Modify, or Reinstall, select Repair.
- The update will then finish the installation:
- You will then be asked to reboot the machine to complete the update:
Once the installation of the update is finished, recreate the Acronis Bootable Media to have an updated version of it.
To make sure you have the latest build of Acronis True Image Home 2010, which is Build 7160, you can check the build number in the product. See Viewing Build Number in Acronis True Image Home.
It should show build 7,160:
If you have a Plus Pack edition, please install the Plus Pack add-on as well. See Acronis True Image Home 2010 Plus Pack: Updating to Build 7160.
If you have any difficulties with the installation of the update, please contact Acronis Customer Central for assistance.