Acronis won't Explore Image of Basic HD while running of Dynamic HD (in)

Discussion in 'Acronis True Image Product Line' started by dgrrr, Mar 31, 2005.

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  1. dgrrr

    dgrrr Registered Member

    Mar 31, 2005
    I installed True Image 8 on my "old PC", and created an ACronis image of the HD, SAVING it (over the network) to the HD Of my "new PC". Then I got rid of my "Old PC".

    I installed True Image 8 also to my "New PC", and ran it. When I clicked on "Explore Image" / STart, it would not even begin because it said something about a Dynamic DIsc.

    The Old PC had a Basic Disk. The "NEw PC" has a Dynamic Disk.

    FYI, when I run True Image on a THIRD PC, I can open & explore the image of the "old PC" that's stored on the "New PC".

    But my question is -- Since Acronis seems to RUN FINE (besided exploring discs) on the Dynamic DIsc, and since I want to explore an already-created image of a BASIC DISK -- Is there a way around this?

    Or does it make sense that True Image's functions limited by RUNNING OFF (being installed on) a dynamic disk?
    Last edited: Mar 31, 2005
  2. Menorcaman

    Menorcaman Retired Moderator

    Aug 19, 2004
    Menorca (Balearic Islands) Spain
    Hello dgrrr,

    Dynamic disks are only supported by True Image Server and True Image Enterprise Server. Even then, as explained in this previous thread titled <Boot CD and Dynamic Disk>, certain rules apply.

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