I have been testing Acronis TI (i did purchase full copies) and I've done both drive cloning and image creation to a USB drive. Now the cloning has worked OK for me, but the restore from an image has been very shaky. Yes, I have validated the restore file, and they're fine and the restore process runs fine for me. I reboot the system and no errors are generated just a cursor that sits on the screen forever, no drive activity at all. I mount the drive in a PC and I can see the entire partition and everything is there? I tried a repair using my Windows XP Sp2 cd, and no luck? Thoughts?