24062: Acronis True Image Home 2012: Cloning a Backup Task

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Last update: Tue, 2011-08-23 10:12

After you clone a backup task, rename it to avoid confusion on the software side

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  • Acronis True Image Home 2012


There is a known issue with the backup task cloning in Acronis True Image Home 2012. See Acronis True Image Home 2012: "Clone settings" Feature Malfunctions.

For the Clone settings feature to work correctly, you need to rename the cloned task before running it for the first time.


  1. Start the product, right-click on the task that you would like to clone and select Clone settings:

  2. The cloned task will appear at the top of the list (if the default Sort by -> Date updated is set).
  3. Right-click on the cloned task and select Edit settings:

  4. In the Backup name, put in a new name:

    The cloned task should now work correctly.

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