34117: True Image 2013 by Acronis: Installation of an Upgrade

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Make sure you have both True Image 2013 by Acronis Upgrade serial number and a serial number from a previous version of Acronis True Image Home

This article applies to:

  • True Image 2013 by Acronis

Introduction

You can install True Image 2013 by Acronis with an upgrade serial number over a previous version or on a clean system (i.e. a system that does not have a previous version installed).

You do not need to have a previous version of Acronis True Image Home installed to be able to install True Image 2013 by Acronis Upgrade.

(!) Installation over a previous version of Acronis True Image Home will require a reboot. Installation on a system where Acronis True Image Home is not installed will not require a reboot to operate True Image 2013 by Acronis

You can install True Image 2013 by Acronis over Acronis True Image Home 2012 or Acronis True Image Home 2011. If you have an earlier version of the product, you should uninstall it first. See True Image 2013 by Acronis: Installation of an Upgrade over Old Versions.

Acronis True Image Home 2012 backup archives are fully compatible with True Image 2013 by Acronis. 

All you need to have is two serial numbers:

  • True Image 2013 by Acronis Upgrade serial number;
  • Acronis True Image Home previous version serial number (upgrade or full).

For information on what previous versions are accepted see Acronis Software Upgrade Table.

For information on where to find the serial numbers see Finding Your Acronis Product Serial Number.

(!) Installation of True Image 2013 by Acronis should be performed under account with Administrator privileges. The product needs to obtain low-level access to machine's disks\partitions which can only be granted under Administrator account

Solution

  1. Run the installation file and press Yes, when you are asked to start the setup:
  2. Once you pressed yes, the installation starts. The check for the latest version will be performed from the installation itself:

  3. Once you have the latest version, click Install:

  4. If you accept the license agreement, click I accept this agreement and Next:

  5. Select whether you would like to be a part of Acronis Customer Experience Program (ACEP) and click Next:

  6. Enter the upgrade serial number to install the full version of the product:

  7. Enter a serial number from a previous version of Acronis True Image Home (upgrade or full):

    If you have Internet connection, please check the Activation box:

  8. Review the installation summary and hit Proceed to install the product:

  9. Once the installation is finished, you can press Start application to start True Image 2013 by Acronis, or press Finish to exit the installation without starting the product.

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If you need assistance or have questions, please contact Acronis Customer Central.

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