disc is full after multiple incremental backups

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  1. birrclan

    birrclan Registered Member

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    after several incremental backups, my external hard disc is full. i've come to the conclusion that i will do full backups in the future. what is the best way to remove all of the prior backups--one by one, a full format, or some other method.
    thanks
    program is true image home 2009
     
  2. snifferpro

    snifferpro Registered Member

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    You can format the drive or just delete them all.
     
  3. Xpilot

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    Not forgeting that V2009 keeps a data base backup record so that striclty one should remove backups using the TI GUI to keep the data base updated.

    The design of V 2009 does not allow one to store a sequence of full images. There is a Kludge available to work round this though maybe the latest build has fixed it?

    Xpilot
     
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    Hello birrclan,

    Thank you for using Acronis True Image

    If you want to remove all backup archives outside the program GUI, you should delete the database file named archives.xml located in:

    * Windows 2000/XP: Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Acronis\TrueImageHome\Database
    * Windows Vista: Program Data\Acronis\TrueImageHome\Database

    After that download Acronis Scheduler, which is a special utility to update the scheduler service. The link is available here

    Extract the downloaded file, run install.bat and wait for the process to be completed. The utility will automatically update the service. Reboot the computer.

    Thank you.

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    Oleg Lee
     
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