Garbled display booting from recovery cd

Discussion in 'Acronis True Image Product Line' started by stevedshaw, Nov 29, 2004.

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  1. stevedshaw

    stevedshaw Registered Member

    Nov 29, 2004
    Version 8 build 774

    When booting from full version of rescue cd I get the following:

    Acronis splash screen ok
    No Acronis Logo in top left corner while loading
    Vertical lines across whole display once menu loaded so unreadable

    When booting from basic version of rescue cd everything is ok

    System is a Fujitsu Siemens Scenic xD with onboard intel 810 graphics

    I need to image to a usb drive which the basic cd can not do

    Have seen other posts about this problem but no fix apart from fitting another graphics card. Have only just purchased Acronis and will have to return it if I can not resolve this issue.

    Can anybody please help?
  2. isaace

    isaace Guest

    I too am having the same problem but only with the Full Recovery CD.

    Have there been any solutions to this ?

    - Isaace
  3. Acronis Support

    Acronis Support Acronis Support Staff

    Apr 28, 2004
    Hello stevedshaw and isaace,

    Thank you for choosing Acronis Disk Backup Software.

    First of all, please download the latest build (826) of Acronis True Image 8.0, to get the latest build please register your account at and then register your product at After that you can download the latest build at

    If the problem remains please create sysinfo.txt and send it to along with the link to this thread (please see for the detailed instructions). We will certainly help you with the solution.

    Thank you.
    Irina Shirokova
  4. mareke

    mareke Registered Member

    Oct 19, 2004
    Sydney Australia
    I had a similar problem on a computer recently with the display being so garbled it made Acronis unusable when using the boot CD. I resolved it by adding a graphics card and using it instead of the onboard graphics connection while restoring the image. Any cheap graphics card should do and can then be taken out once the image is restored.
  5. hans pieters

    hans pieters Guest

    Just click on the upper left icon, click maximize and most of the time your troubles are over!
  6. Sonu S

    Sonu S Guest

    I too had the garbled graphics problem... it only occurred on an older PC with really crappy onboard video.

    Choosing to boot into TrueImage's SAFE mode, however, worked fine. The only feature that I wanted to use that was unavailable in safemode was saving the image to a network drive as I did not have enough free space on local drives and no cd-writer avail on that PC.

    The exact same version of the bootable recovery CD worked 100% on a newer dell system also using onboard video, just not as crappy :)
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