Bootable

In Acronis Management Console click Tools -> Create bootable media

Make sure you have Windows AIK installed, and then build WinPE with the Acronis plug-in from Acronis Media Builder

Advanced Host Controller Interface (AHCI) is a hardware mechanism that allows software to communicate with Serial ATA devices and allows the storage driver to enable advanced Serial ATA features.

Acronis products support AHCI drives in Windows and in Acronis Bootable Media. There is no need to add special drivers for AHCI support.

For more information on AHCI technology please see Intel: what is Advanced Host Controller Interface?.

Symptoms

An attempt to save log from Acronis Bootable Media with Linux-like representation fails with the following error message:

Failed to save the log entries to the file

Cause

This is a known issue.

Solution

It is recommended to create Acronis Bootable Media with Windows-like to avoid this issue.

Mouse wheel support has not yet been implemented in Acronis Bootable Media

Fujitsu-Siemens Esprimo V6555 is not supported by Linux-based bootable media

Hit ALT-left SHIFT-NUM LOCK to enable keyboard navigation in Acronis Bootable Media

What a bootable media of an Acronis backup software is and what features it offers

You can boot the machine from Acronis Bootable Media and manage it locally or remotely

Acronis Bootable Agent can be controlled either locally through the GUI or remotely using the console

Download an ISO image from the Acronis website, burn it to a CD/DVD, and issue a special command to get the proper screen resolution

To launch bootable media builder, click Tools -> Acronis Bootable Media Builder in the main window of Acronis Disk Director 12.5 or select Acronis Bootable Media Builder on the Tools panel on the left:

Click Next on the welcome screen.

On the next step you need to select whether to create Linux-based media or WinPE-based media. Further steps depend on which option you choose:

The Acronis Linux Report output can be useful to diagnose an issue when running Acronis software from bootable media

This article applies to:

  • Acronis True Image 11 Home
  • Acronis True Image Home 2009
  • Acronis Snap Deploy 3.0
  • Acronis True Image Echo

(!) For Acronis Disk Director 11 see Acronis Disk Director 11 Home: Collecting System Information.

(!) For Acronis True Image 2014 see Acronis True Image 2014: Generating System Report.

(!) For True Image 2013 by Acronis see True Image 2013 by Acronis: Generating System Report.

(!) For Acronis True Image Home 2012 see Acronis True Image Home 2012: Generating System Report.

(!) For Acronis True Image Home 2011 see Acronis True Image Home 2011: Generating System Report.

(!) For Acronis True Image Home 2010 see Acronis True Image Home 2010: Generating System Report.

(!) For Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 see Acronis Backup & Recovery 10: Generating System Report.

(!) For Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 see Acronis Backup & Recovery 11: Generating System Report.

(!) For Acronis Backup 11.5 see Acronis Backup 11.5: Generating System Report.

(!) For Acronis Backup 12.5 see Acronis Backup 12.5 and 12: how to collect system information

Backup DVD is an additional option that offers physical shipment of the installation file on a DVD

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

Introduction

Acronis Survival Kit is a simple all-in-one recovery tool for external drive backups based on Acronis Bootable Rescue Media. 

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.

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