i just have a question about this program (does Acronis True Image 8.0)

Discussion in 'Acronis True Image Product Line' started by cd_master, Mar 29, 2005.

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  1. cd_master

    cd_master Guest

    so if i just reinstalled windows and some programs. and i run the image file. will the programs disapear if they are not on the image. like just say i installed windows and a game. ig i then run the image will the game disapear?
  2. jimmytop

    jimmytop Registered Member

    Dec 9, 2004
    What do you mean "run the image"? Are you talking about restoring an image? The image will overwrite the partition or partitions that you are restoring too. You can't "merge" an image into an existing partition.
  3. MiniMax

    MiniMax Registered Member

    Mar 17, 2005
    An image is like a time machine. Once you restore from an image, the partition(s) are reverted back in time to how they looked when the image was taken - programs, documents, settings, last-time-modified, EVERYTHING.

    That's the nice part (and the bad part) about imaging versus file based backups.
  4. Acronis Support

    Acronis Support Acronis Support Staff

    Apr 28, 2004
    Hello cd_master,

    Thank you for your interest in Acronis True Image (http://www.acronis.com/homecomputing/products/trueimage/).

    During backup, Acronis program creates an image from the sectors that contain data, creating an exact duplicate image of the hard disk. After restoring the system configuration will be exactly the same as it was when the image was created.

    Thank you.
    Irina Shirokova
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