On formatted disk Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 always creates Acronis Secure Zone with a size smaller than specified

Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 accesses Acronis Secure Zone in exclusive mode. Only one operation at a time is possible with an archive in Acronis Secure Zone

After applying Try&Decide changes reboot the computer before creating Acronis Secure Zone with allocating space for it from system partition

Any attempt to increase Acronis Secure Zone fails with "Cannot change the size of Acronis Secure Zone to the specified values. Specify another size and try again."

The backup task points to Acronis Secure Zone which has either been deleted

Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 asks for a reboot to increase, decrease or create Acronis Secure Zone, or to restore partitions

Acronis Development Team has decided to remove ability to back up to Acronis Secure Zone from bootable media of Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 starting from Build 11639, Acronis True Image Home 2010 starting from Build 7046, and Acronis True Image Home 2011.

However, due to requests from Customers, it was decided to restore this ability, and it will be available in next officially released builds of the above-mentioned products.

The fix is available in the latest released build of the product (Build 11345 or higher)

Compatibility issue of Acronis backup software with Norton GoBack

Acronis Secure Zone cannot be created on a disk protected with low-level encryption software

How to remove Acronis Secure Zone

Restart the system manually

This article applies to:

  • Acronis True Image 2015

Issue is fixed in Acronis Backup 11.5 (Acronis Backup & Recovery 11.5). Acronis Secure Zone will be detected and displayed on the first connection to the Acronis Agent

The two possible causes are: there are four primary partitions; the file system is corrupt