Image cannot be created because the logical drive is read-only

Discussion in 'Acronis True Image Product Line' started by TheFlyer, Sep 14, 2004.

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  1. TheFlyer

    TheFlyer Guest

    I get this message when trying to create a new image of a certain partition to another partition on the same or other drive.
    I am using TI6. Investigating the partition with PE2003, does not 'reveal' this attribute.

    Has anyone a hint?
  2. macca

    macca Guest


    did you get any luck with your post, i had exactly the same error today with TI6?

  3. Acronis Support

    Acronis Support Acronis Support Staff

    Apr 28, 2004
    Hello TheFlyer,
    Hello macca,

    Thank you for using Acronis True Image (

    Please accept our apologies for your inconvenience.

    The thing is that Acronis True Image 6.0 is not capable of writing images on NTFS partition when running from Acronis bootable rescue media.

    Please note that Acronis True Image 6.0 is rather old version of Acronis True Image and we don't maintain it nowadays. The latest build number is 650, you can download it at (you should be a registered user, you can register your copy of Acronis product at

    We recommend you to purchase an upgrade to Acronis True Image 8.0 available at as this version provides more features, supports more hardware and is more reliable.

    Thank you.
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