Boot CD-R is not created with V8.0937

Discussion in 'Acronis True Image Product Line' started by Frank Greiner, Oct 11, 2005.

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  1. Frank Greiner

    Frank Greiner Registered Member

    Aug 4, 2005
    Has anyone experienced the problem that a CD-R medium can not be written to create a BOOTABLE Rescue Media after updating to the V8.0937 build ?

    Strangely enough a CD-RW is written correctly by V8.0937 and is also bootable in some hardware DVD dual layer drives, but also not every manufacturer type. That is why I wanted to create a CD-R bootable media and found that my IDE CD writer (which worked perfectly for the build V8.0826) just does not write the image when using the "Create Bootable Resucue Media" application of V8.0937.

  2. Chutsman

    Chutsman Registered Member

    Jun 17, 2005
    Brandon, Florida, USA
    One workaround would be to simply make a copy of the working bootable CD-RW using your burning software to a CD-R.
  3. jmk94903

    jmk94903 Registered Member

    Jul 10, 2004
    San Rafael, CA
    No problem here with build 937 creating a CD-R boot CD.
    Try another blank CD-R. Used or formatted CD-R disks won't work.
  4. Acronis Support

    Acronis Support Acronis Support Staff

    Apr 28, 2004
    Hello Frank Greiner,

    Thank you for choosing Acronis True Image.

    Please accept our apologies for the delay with the response.

    We recommend you to update third party CD writing software if any to the latest version available for free on its respective web site. If this does not help, please try the following workaround.

    - Eject any disc from the burner prior to starting the program;
    - Proceed until the program asks for a disc;
    - Insert a disc and then click the OK button to close the tray automatically.

    Please also try to create the bootable CD in safe mode.

    If he above workaround will not help, please contact our technical support team and they will provide you with a solution as soon as possible.

    Thank you.
    _ _
    Alexander Fedotov
  5. noonie

    noonie Registered Member

    Jun 7, 2004
    Not being able to read all brands/types of media is usually a sign of outdated drive firmware. Check your manufacturer to see if there is a current version available.
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