19561: Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Advanced Server Virtual Edition: Windows Server 2008 R2 Restored as a Virtual Machine Is Detected as Windows 7

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Last update: Thu, 2011-03-17 16:26

As a workaround, change the guest operating system settings manually to Windows Server 2008 R2

This article applies to:

  • Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Advanced Server - Virtual Edition

Symptoms

  1. Using Acronis Agent for ESX/ESXi (Virtual Appliance), you restore an image of Windows Server 2008 R2 to a VMware ESX virtual machine;
  2. The restored machine is detected as Windows 7:

    Edit Settings -> Options -> General Options

Cause

This is a known issue.

Solution

As a workaround, change the guest operating system settings manually to Windows Server 2008 R2:

Edit Settings -> Options -> General Options -> Windows Server 2008 R2

More information

Acronis Development Team is working on fixing the issue.

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