How to clone hard drive on network to an external USB2 hard drive?

Discussion in 'Acronis True Image Product Line' started by Keither, Aug 18, 2004.

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  1. Keither

    Keither Guest

    I have a hard drive on another computer which is connected via lan to my laptop. I also have an external hard drive connected via USB2 to the same laptop.

    I'd like to know whether it is possible, either with Acronis True Image or the Server edition, to do a disk clone operation from my laptop, cloning the disk on the network to the external USB2 disk. Can Acronis recognize mapped drives residing on the network and clone them?

  2. Acronis Support

    Acronis Support Acronis Support Staff

    Apr 28, 2004
    Direct cloning via network is not supported yet.
    But you can create an image of your drive and store it on your external USB drive connected to another computer, or you can restore the created image to this USB drive.
    In other words -- yes, you can use Acronis True Image to clone your drive to an external USB drive connected to the other computer.
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