Acronis True Image may fail to back up an NTFS-compressed partition
Windows Vista hangs on first reboot, when trying to install it on an NTFS partition formatted with Acronis Disk Director
There can be two different causes: the volume you choose is encrypted by TrueCrypt, or there is a malfunction of Acronis low-level drivers due to incorrect registry value
FAT32 does not support "sparse" attribute, which is necessary for Acronis Nonstop Backup
Select a simple NTFS partition as a destination.
Switch to Windows-like disk representation
The following conversion operations are supported:
- FAT16 to FAT32 and back
- ext2 to ext3 and back
- Start Acronis Disk Director 11 and select the partition, the file system of which you would like to convert:
- Click Convert:
A newly created NTFS volume has "Full control" security permission for Everyone
Some customers who observed performance problems during heavy IO have provided positive feedback after making changes suggested in this Microsoft KB article: Configuring the Disk and File System for Performance
When using Acronis Storage Node and deduplication on NTFS filesystem an error occur due filesystem limitation. To fix the issue, reduce the fragmentation by copy forth and back the deduplication storage (datastore) unified_data.ds.0/1.
Acronis software may give errors, freeze or produce other undesired effects when there are issues with parts of the computer environment it operates in:
Disk partitions, file systems
You create a large backup to a destination formatted in NTFS. Backup starts correctly, but hangs after making some progress.
As of version 6.0.4, Acronis Files Connect (formerly ExtremeZ-IP) supports volumes that are, or contain, Mount Points (also known as Junctions).