Disk

It is recommended to clone the disks from Acronis Bootable Media

You may need to do a sector-by-sector restore of a disk backup if it has a file system that was corrupted before the backup was made

Acronis product reboots in Windows Native Mode, but the cloning or restore process finishes in a few seconds with no result

Disk health calculation by Acronis Drive Monitor

Acronis Disk Director Lite is a tool of Acronis Backup (Acronis Backup & Recovery).

This article describes how to create a custom backup plan

Acronis Disk Director 11 Home is a powerful tool for managing disks and volumes

With the "Occupy disk space entirely" option selected in the Deployment Template Wizard, only the last partition is resized

Acronis Disk Director only supports disks with 512 bytes logical sector size

MS Virtual PC cannot boot from a .vhd disk larger than 127 GB

Download and install the driver from this article to fix the issue

Acronis Drive Cleanser 6.0 works with most of Windows and Linux file systems

It is possible to restore a disk image to a larger or smaller hard drive with automatic or manual resize

During backup or recovery operation the hard drive is grayed out when using Intel Smart Response technology

It is not recommended to use disk defragmentation if you back up to the Acronis online storage and the disks are of considerable size.

If you run disk defragmentation after creating a disk/partition backup, the succeeding incremental backup will roughly be the size of the full backup. For detailed information please see Acronis Backup Software Creates Large Incremental or Differential Backup Archives.

Acronis Snap Deploy started supporting disks with GUID partition tables (GPT) and dynamic disks in version 4.

Acronis Snap Deploy 5 supports GUID Partition Table (GPT) partitioning scheme. Dynamic volumes (in Windows) can be deployed as basic volumes only.

Acronis Snap Deploy 4 supports GUID Partition Table (GPT) partitioning scheme. Dynamic disks currently are not supported for imaging and deployment. Detailed information here.

Using Acronis Disk Director 11 you can clone basic MBR disks.

Source disk volumes can be cloned to the target disk "as is" or resized proportionally.

It is recommended not to format the source hard disk after cloning until you are sure that the cloned target disk boots fine.

(!) Only basic disks can be cloned with Acronis Disk Director 11:

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

The issue is only with Acronis Bootable Media. As a workaround, convert the disk from Windows

Install Agent for Windows in addition to Agent Core

Acronis Backup & Recovery and Acronis True Image Home support Blu-ray Discs

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