Bootable rescue disk

Discussion in 'Acronis True Image Product Line' started by chattycathy, Nov 8, 2005.

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  1. chattycathy

    chattycathy Registered Member

    Nov 8, 2005
    Hi everyone! I'm new to this program and was wondering: There are some backup programs without naming which, that require you to make a new "rescue boot disk" each time you create a new backup.:oops: Does True Image require this also or will the same rescue disk work for all backups? If someone can answer this, I'll surely appreciate it! :) Thanks! ChattyCathy
  2. Allen L.

    Allen L. Registered Member

    Sep 1, 2004
    The backup disk, or rescue disk, you make will *fit* the version of True Image you presently have, such as v.9.00.2302. Each version that is issued of the same series, in this case version 9, could have slight changes in the recovery disk one burns, or floppies one makes, after the install of the program. The recovery disk enables a boot from the CD if an operating system or hard disk is disabled and allows a restoring of an image, previously made, back to the present hard drive, or to a new drive.

  3. Chutsman

    Chutsman Registered Member

    Jun 17, 2005
    Brandon, Florida, USA
    With TI there is no need to make a new rescue CD after doing a backup.
  4. tachyon42

    tachyon42 Registered Member

    Dec 26, 2004
    Of course when you install a new version/build of TI you would need to create a new bootable rescue CD if, and only if, you want to have whatever bug fixes, new features, etc have been released for that version/build. The only reason you would be forced to create a new bootable CD would be if TI changed the internal format of the image file so that the old version bootable CD would be incompatible with image files from the new version of TI. This has not happened with TI9, it's image files are compatible with TI8.
  5. Acronis Support

    Acronis Support Acronis Support Staff

    Apr 28, 2004
    Hello chattycathy,

    Thank you for your interest in Acronis Disk Backup Software.

    No, you do not need to create new rescue disc each time you create a new image.

    I would also like to suggest you to download and install the free trial version of Acronis True Image 9.0 to see how the software works on your computer.

    You can find more information on how to use Acronis True Image 9.0 in the respective User's Guide.

    If you will be satisfied with the work of the free trial version of Acronis True Image 9.0 then please visit Acronis online store to purchase the full version of the product.

    Please also note that we have a flexible system of discounts and the amount of the discount varies depending on the number of copies you want to purchase.

    In case you are planning to purchase many copies, please contact our Sales Team at

    If you have any further questions please feel free to ask.

    Thank you.
    Alexey Popov
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