59341: Acronis Backup (Advanced): how to restore a backup located on CD or DVD

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Last update: 04-09-2019

To restore from DVD, do the following:

  1. Boot the machine with Acronis bootable media. Refer to this article, if you need help with creating a bootable media.
  2. Click Recovery.
  3. Select the location of the backup: expand the <Machine name> group, then select the required drive.
    If the archive is stored on optical media such as CD, DVD, first insert the last disc.
  4. Select destination for recovery.
  5. Optionally, adjust other options.
  6. Click Recover.
  7. Insert the discs in order starting from the first one when the program prompts, and then click Retry:


  • Transferring a Windows system between UEFI and BIOS is not supported if a backup is stored on optical discs (CDs, DVDs, or Blu-ray discs).
  • Conversion of a backup from the following locations is not available: CD, DVD, Blu-Ray Discs, tape devices and Acronis Cloud Storage.
  • Mounting is not available if the archive is stored on optical media such as CD, DVD, or Blu-ray Discs (BD).
  • Conversion a backup to full is not allowed for the following backups CD/DVD.