4799: Recovery to "Original location" Is Disabled in Acronis Bootable Media of Acronis True Image

This is a limitation of Acronis Bootable Media

This article applies to:

Symptoms

There is no possibility to restore files to their original location from Acronis Bootable Media. The option is grayed out:

Cause

The option is disabled, because Acronis Bootable Media uses Linux environment, and drive letter assignment rules in Linux are different from the ones in Windows. See Acronis Bootable Media displays wrong drive letters.

Thus, an attempt to restore files to their original location from Acronis Bootable Media would have unpredictable results.

Solution

It is only possible to restore files to a new location from Acronis Bootable Media.

More information

See also Acronis Backup & Recovery Bootable Media Created in Linux Fails to Restore Files or Folders to Original Place.

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