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Restoring an image of Windows XP Embedded with Acronis Universal Restore to dissimilar hardware will most likely result in unbootable system

This article describes how to remove unused drivers that are not shown in Device Manager

Acronis True Image Echo has the capability to convert a disk/partition image (.tib) to a virtual disk file of the type you select (.vmdk, .vhd, .hdd).

The component supports recovery of Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7

To create BartPE media with Acronis Universal Restore you will need to have Acronis True Image, Acronis Universal Restore and PE builder

Acronis Universal Restore is not available when restoring from Nonstop Backup storage

This is either a false warning or a known issue with Build 12497

Acronis Universal Restore is included in Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Advanced Server Virtual Edition by default, no separate license is needed

Acronis Universal Restore is included in Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Advanced Server SBS Edition by default, no separate license is needed

Restart Acronis Remote Agent or perform installation under Administrator

Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 must be installed before installing Acronis Universal Restore

You need to collect restore operation log and save it to an external/flash drive, a network share or a floppy disk

Table of operating systems supported by older Acronis products

Changing RAID configuration (e.g. RAID-1 to RAID-5) without changing RAID controller does not require using Acronis Universal Restore

How to use Acronis Universal Restore without recovery to fix operating system bootability

This article applies to:

  • Acronis Backup 11.5 (Acronis Backup & Recovery 11.5) up to Upgrade 5
  • Acronis Backup & Recovery 11

How to make the system initialize USB mouse and keyboard if they do not work after restoring to dissimilar hardware

You need to use Acronis Universal Restore to recover the system backup of one machine to another one with dissimilar hardware

It recommended to use Acronis Universal Restore to deploy the image of a Windows system to a machine with different hardware

Acronis Snap Deploy cannot generate SIDs, DNS or computer names, domain or workgroup memberships, or apply Acronis Universal Deploy to a system prepared with sysprep

Description of the Acronis Universal Restore for Linux add-on

You need to use Acronis Universal Restore to recover the system backup of one machine to another one with dissimilar hardware

Downloading and using Acronis Universal Restore

This article applies to:

Acronis True Image 2014 Premium Update 3 (Build 6688)

Restoring to dissimilar hardware guide

This article applies to:

Acronis True Image 2015

Symptoms

  1. You are applying Universal Restore to a machine. Drivers for Acronis Universal Restore operation are on the bootable media itself or on any external storage, and the bootable media is able to connect to that location, driver files are visible.
  2. After Universal Restore starts, you see a message, similar to this:
    Cannot find file 'drivername.sys' that is required for installation of device 'devicename' in Windows Server 2008 R2.

You can create a standalone version of Acronis Backup that you can use to boot a crashed machine or a machine without any operating system.

For general information on the standalone version of Acronis software see Acronis Bootable Media.

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