Rescue Media

When you boot a Hyper-V virtual machine from Acronis Bootable Media, do not move the mouse in the boot menu and use keyboard to select the necessary component to load

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

This issue has been fixed, please update to the latest build. Restore the necessary by logging into Acronis Cloud from Windows

How to create Acronis Bootable Media with a backup archive on it (all-in-one)

When creating an image from Acronis Bootable Media the Created Time of the backup archive is GMT

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

Acronis products allow you to create Linux-based bootable rescue media as well as WinPE-based bootable rescue media

Symptoms

When trying to create a bootable media on a stick with more than 32 GB capacity you get an error message "Media cannot be formatted" or bootable media is created, but the system does not boot from it.

To restore from an unmanaged vault, browse to the network share or local folder where the archive is. To restore from a centralized managed vault, click on Storage node, type in the IP Addres or computer name of the machine where Acronis Storage Node is

Additional parameters that can be applied prior to booting Linux kernel

How to create Linux-based bootable media in Acronis True Image 2014

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

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.

Click Help -> Collect system information

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

The full version of Acronis Bootable Rescue Media uses Linux environment, the naming convention of which is different from Windows

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.

When you turn on the computer, Acronis bootable environment starts up unexpectedly instead of Windows.

Acronis Startup Recovery Manager was not activated or used.

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

Instructions on how to troubleshoot and resolve issues with corrupt backups

You can create a rescue bootable media - a standalone version of Acronis True Image that you can use to boot a crashed machine or a machine without any operating system and restore an image of your system. Follow these instructions to create a bootable media.

For instructions on how to create Acronis Survival Kit, see this article

How to create Acronis Bootable Rescue Media on a Windows computer

Create bootable media with Acronis Bootable Media Builder to get access to all storage locations

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

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