54944: Acronis True Image: How to Create a Shortcut for a Backup Task

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Last update: 01-04-2016

You can create a shortcut for a backup task and start the backup task by double-clicking on the shortcut on the desktop.

  1. Navigate to C:\Program Files (x86)\Acronis\TrueImageHome\TrueImageLauncher.exe (or C:\Program Files\Acronis\TrueImageHome\TrueImageLauncher.exe)
  2. Right-click on the TrueImageLauncher.exe and select Create shortcut, move the shortcut to the desktop.
  3. Right-click on the shortcut.
  4. In the Target field add /script:XXXXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXXXXXXX (make sure to leave a space between .exe" and /script)
    where XXXXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXXXXXXX is the ID of the backup task you can find in C:\ProgramData\Acronis\TrueImageHome\Scripts
    (if there are several tasks, right-click on a task and open it in the Notepad to see the name of the corresponding task between <display></display> tags)

  5. Click OK.
  6. Start backup by double-clicking on the shortcut.