Can True Image do this?

Discussion in 'Acronis True Image Product Line' started by tonyno, Mar 7, 2007.

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  1. tonyno

    tonyno Registered Member

    Jun 8, 2006
    Hello everyone

    I am looking for a backup software that would allow me to automatically schedule a backup and to be able to save it on DVDs as my first option or second hard drive as my second otpion.

    Can True Image do that?

    Thank You
  2. foghorne

    foghorne Registered Member

    Sep 27, 2005
    Leeds, Great Britain
    No. "Automatically" implies you are not present when the backup is done. What would happen if you needed to span DVDs.

    A TI schedule takes a single target drive, it cannot failover if a first option does not work out.

    I personally wouldn't bother with DVDs anyway. Far too unreliable and difficult to manage - oh yeah and you generally need to be around at backup time.

  3. Xpilot

    Xpilot Registered Member

    May 14, 2005
    But turn your options around and then you can automatically backup to a second hard drive. If you have the backup files split to DVD sized chunks it is then possible to burn them to DVDs when you are present.
  4. Acronis Support

    Acronis Support Acronis Support Staff

    Apr 28, 2004
    Hello tonyno,

    Thank you for your interest in Acronis Disk Backup Software.

    We are sorry for the delayed response.

    Please notice that you can learn more about Acronis True Image from the respective User's Guide.

    Thank you.
    Marat Setdikov
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