2275: Acronis True Image Reports It Cannot Find Proper Serial Number after Installation

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Last update: 15-10-2010

Uninstall Acronis True Image, delete the TrueImage subkey from Windows registry, and install Acronis True Image again

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When trying to run the installed version of Acronis True Image in Windows, it errors out with the following message:

Acronis True Image can not find the proper serial number. You should reinstall the product.


  • Proper permissions could not be applied to the registry during installation of Acronis True Image
  • There was no proper serial number written to the HKLM\Software\Acronis\TrueImage registry key


  1. Uninstall Acronis True Image;
  2. Open Registry Editor (Start -> Run -> regedit);
  3. Delete the following subkey:
  4. Acronis True Image Home

    Windows 32 bit:

    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Acronis\TrueImage

    Windows 64 bit:

    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Acronis\TrueImage

    Acronis True Image 9.1 Workstation

    Windows 32 bit:

    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Acronis\TrueImageWorkstation

    Windows 64 bit:

    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Acronis\TrueImageWorkstation

    Acronis True Image 9.1 Server for Windows

    Windows 32 bit:

    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Acronis\TrueImageServer

    Windows 64 bit:

    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Acronis\TrueImageServer

    Acronis True Image 9.1 Enterprise Server

    Windows 32 bit:

    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Acronis\TrueImageEnterpriseServer 

    Windows 64 bit:

    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Acronis\TrueImageEnterpriseServer

    Acronis True Image Echo Workstation

    Windows 32 bit:

    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Acronis\TrueImageEchoWorkstation 

    Windows 64 bit:

    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Acronis\TrueImageEchoWorkstation

    Acronis True Image Echo Server for Windows

    Windows 32 bit:

    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Acronis\TrueImageEchoServer

    Windows 64 bit:

    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Acronis\TrueImageEchoServer

    Acronis True Image Echo Enterprise Server

    Windows 32 bit:

    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Acronis\TrueImageEchoEnterpriseServer

    Windows 64 bit:

    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Acronis\TrueImageEchoEnterpriseServer
  5. Install Acronis True Image again. Make sure you install the full version from your account instead of a trial version. Only versions with Acronis License Server do not use different installation files.

More information

If the solution does not help, then please do the following: 

  1. Export the following subkey:

      Windows 32 bit:


      Windows 64 bit:

      • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Acronis
  2. Get Windows System Information File 

  3. Contact Acronis Support with reference to this article and the collected information.

See also Acronis Product Stops Working 30 Days after Entering Full Serial Number.