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

As a user you are responsible to have the necessary third party software licenses when deploying, cloning, restoring or in any other way transferring operating systems or applications

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

Restoring to dissimilar hardware is not available on Mac (neither for OS X, nor for the Bootcamp partition).

Acronis Universal Restore is a free tool available for Acronis customers, which allows you to make the old system bootable on new hardware. This may be useful, for example, after replacing a failed motherboard or when deciding to migrate the system from one computer to another.

Restore to dissimilar hardware procedure:

Restoring to dissimilar hardware is not available on Mac (neither for OS X, nor for the Bootcamp partition).

Acronis Universal Restore is a free tool available for Acronis customers, which allows you to make the old system bootable on new hardware. This may be useful, for example, after replacing a failed motherboard or when deciding to migrate the system from one computer to another.

Restore to dissimilar hardware procedure overview:

Restoring to dissimilar hardware is not available on Mac (neither for OS X, nor for the Bootcamp partition).

Acronis Universal Restore is a free tool available for Acronis customers, which allows you to make the old system bootable on new hardware. This may be useful, for example, after replacing a failed motherboard or when deciding to migrate the system from one computer to another.

Restore to dissimilar hardware procedure overview:

Acronis products are designed for the following scenarios:

  • You can create a disk/partition backup and restore it to a different machine to transfer the entire existing system to new hardware (you may need to use Acronis Universal Restore if you plan to transfer the system to dissimilar hardware).

    See:

You need configure the system restored to dissimilar hardware before you can boot it

If you use the subscription-based version of Acronis True Image 2018/2019/2020/2021, you can manage the licenses manually at the Acronis website.

1. Go to https://account.acronis.com/, and then sign in with your Acronis account.

2. In the Products section, find Acronis True Image Essential, Premium or Advanced, and then click Manage:

Introduction

You can transfer your existing Acronis True Image license to a new computer, if the previously used computer becomes retired and is no longer used. In other cases, a new Acronis license must be bought for the new computer.

Applies to both Acronis-hosted and partner-hosted cloud locations.

Preparation

1. Download archive_io_ctl, unpack and place it on a machine in your environment.

2. Find out the cloud storage address from the Management Portal web GUI: