I am using Acronis TrueImage 8.0 build 800. - While in the application I go to: Create Bootable Rescue Media. - I select FULL-VERSION to burn onto the Bootable Disc. - From list of devices I select: HP DVD Writer 300c 9k04 Which is connected to my computer via a Firewire card in the back. - I insert a blank CD-R and click PROCEED. - Burner begains to burn, with lights flashing indicating it, Then when I think its finalizing the disc or something, it ejects. - The Acronis TrueImage Rescue Media Builder application displays a message saying BURNING FAILED. - I have even tried using the failed Discs to boot from, and I only get a black screen with a cursor like symbol flashing, and the cdrom trying to read the disc. - When Burned discs are viewed within ISOBuster, it does indicate it has data on it, and it IS in fact burned as a bootable Disc, though I do not know if it finished burning it, or did not finalize something. Maybe my External Firewire Drive is not compatable? (The drive is capable of USB, but only as USB 1.1, which is why I dont use) Notes: I've tried BOTH blank CD-R and CD-RW, still same thing happens. SYSTEM SPECS: Intel Pendium 3 1Ghz 520MB Ram 160GB 8MB 7200Rpm Maxtor Windows XP Professional (SP1) w/ All latest updates. ---------------------------------- Second problem. I have a 160GB Drive partitioned 3 ways as the following: C: 10GB D: 25GB E: 125GB - I created a 4GB "Acronis Secure Zone" on Partition E: - I created a a Image of Drive C: which was ~3.8GB - Stored Image within "Acronis Secure Zone" on E: - Within Acronis TrueImage, I Activated "Acronis Startup Recovery Manager." - When I reboot machine, it refuses to display anything giving me the option to push F11 to start Recovery Manager, rather just booting directly into Windows XP. - I have tried to recreate and retry this whole thing, still nothing. - Is windows XP SP1 not supported ? - What I need to be able to do, is recover a system that is unable to boot into windows. - Another thing, is it possible to BURN the whole data directory of Acronis True Image onto a CD, and load that from DOS by means of a Windows Bootdisc. Then within DOS have it read from Secure Zone and restore disc? - If thats possible that would be great, as i can just burn the data using Ahead Nero or something other Burning software. LASTLY: --------- Is it possible to get a list of the files that are needed on the Bootable Recovery Media. I Wouldn't mind trying to create one myself manually using other software.