I had to restore my OS (C: drive) and the bootable CD would not work. After inserting the bootable CD with the recovery manager on it, the message about "starting" showed on-screen but after about 10 minutes nothing else happened. Since i had installed a new monitor, i created a fresh new bootable CD and got the same thing..... never did get the Loading Acronis message. Good thing i could still get into windows, i ran the recovery from there and then after Acronis re-booted the system, i was able to restore the partition. Question - what am i doing wrong in that the bootable CD didnt load Acronis? thank you, savagcl I see a new build is available, would this correct the problem?