Rescue Media

Instructions on how to troubleshoot and resolve issues with corrupt backups

The full version of Acronis Bootable Rescue Media uses Linux environment, the naming convention of which is different from Windows

Additional parameters that can be applied prior to booting Linux kernel

You can download Acronis Bootable Media Builder from your account at the Acronis website

Media add-ons containing BartPE and Safe Media can be downloaded from the Acronis website

If your computer does not boot or you have a new computer without any operating system installed on it, you can boot your computer with Acronis bootable media. The bootable media is a USB flash drive or a CD with Acronis software on it. This way, you can recover from a backup in case your computer does not boot anymore.

How to create a bootable USB

All current versions of Acronis software can create bootable USB flash drives. We recommend creating a bootable media in advance.

You can create a rescue bootable media - a standalone version of Acronis True Image that you can use to boot a crashed machine or a machine without any operating system and restore an image of your system. Follow these instructions to create a bootable media.

Create bootable media with Acronis Bootable Media Builder to get access to all storage locations

If you have your product registered, you can download Acronis Bootable Media from the website