basic licensing question

Discussion in 'Acronis True Image Product Line' started by rmquest, Aug 6, 2008.

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  1. rmquest

    rmquest Registered Member

    Aug 6, 2008
    I have a PC at home and I intend to buy two more, same hardware. I intend to buy "Acronis True Image 11 Home", install it on my PC, create a bootable image of it and use this image to install the new PCs.

    Now, for this do I need to buy three licenses? If yes, does this mean that I can image my PC just fine with one license but if my PC or drive fails and I need to restore the image to another PC/drive I will need another license? Confused by the license terms here.

    Also I thought I am fine with this product, but another sales rep suggested Snap Deploy 3 for PCs. So I don't know which one I need. Maybe I wasn't able to able to make him understand what I really need.

    Thanks for helping me sort this out!
  2. shieber

    shieber Registered Member

    Oct 27, 2004
    If yuo were migrating from on PC to another -- say you're replacing an old PC -- I don't think there would be any license issue. But if you mean to use 3 pcs, then you'd need a license for each PC on which you use ATI. That's how I read the EULA.
  3. retread

    retread Registered Member

    Jun 20, 2007
    Don't waste your money on multiple copies of ATI.... go to Seagate website and download "Disk Wizard" if you have Seagate drives, or "MaxBlast" for Maxtor drives. Use your ATI CD for your primary PC, and the downloaded freebies for your other PCs. No license infringements.

    I can't believe Acronis is so slow to allow multiple licenses. Most everyone else is these days.
  4. seekforever

    seekforever Registered Member

    Oct 31, 2005
    Amen to that!
  5. LarryR2

    LarryR2 Registered Member

    Feb 29, 2008
    I have two TI10 licenses but also have DiscWizard installed on several notebook computers. I back up the notebooks to a Seagate USB drive but DiscWizard is supposed to work with both Seagate and Maxtor drives (internal or external).

    However, I just downloaded a new copy of DiscWizard and "properties" says the version is 11-0-0-8142, so it is apparently now based on TI11. Until recently it was based on the (more stable in my opinion) TI10.

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