34287: True Image 2013 by Acronis: Creating Acronis Bootable Media

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Last update: Mon, 2012-08-27 14:32

How to create Linux-based bootable media in True Image 2013

This article applies to:

  • True Image 2013 by Acronis


You can create a standalone version of True Image 2013 by Acronis that you can use to boot a crashed machine, or a machine without any operating system and restore an image of your Windows system.

For general information on the standalone version of Acronis software see Standalone Version of Acronis Software.

This article describes how to create Linux-based bootable media. For information on how to create WinPE based bootable media with True Image 2013 by Acronis Plus Pack, see True Image 2013 by Acronis Plus Pack: Creating WinPE Media with Acronis Plug-In.


  1. At the Windows Start menu, navigate to the Acronis -> True Image -> Tools and Utilities folder and choose there the Bootable Rescue Media Builder:

  2. When the Windows User Account Control ask you, please press Yes:

  3. On welcome screen, click Next:

  4. Select the components that you want to place on bootable media. Acronis System Report component allows you to gather system report without booting into program GUI. See True Image 2013: Generating System Report.

    You can also select to start standalone version of True Image 2013 by Acronis automatically after booting from bootable media.

  5. On the next screen you will be offered to enter Bootable media startup parameters (Linux kernel parameters):

    You generally do not need to provide any specific parameters here, unless there is a compatibility issue with the machine's hardware and Acronis Bootable Media. See also Linux Kernel Parameters.

    You can leave the field blank.

  6. Select to burn Acronis Bootable Media on a CD/DVD directly, save it on your hard drive as an ISO image or create media on a flash drive:

  7. Click Proceed:

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