Question about backups

Discussion in 'Acronis True Image Product Line' started by br1229, Jun 26, 2005.

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  1. br1229

    br1229 Registered Member

    Jun 26, 2005
    First of all, I am using ATI Ver 8.0 (build 889).

    I have two backup files. "backup.tib" and "backup2.tib". The second file is part of an incremental backup to the first file. Lets say I want to restore the computer back to the date of the first backup and not restore any of the newer files. Is that the way it works?


  2. jmk94903

    jmk94903 Registered Member

    Jul 10, 2004
    San Rafael, CA
    When you restore, if you select the full backup file and not the incremental file, you retstore to that date. If you select the incremental file, you restore to that date.
  3. TonioRoffo

    TonioRoffo Registered Member

    Apr 23, 2005
    You can select any file you like in the backup set. Acronis will show you a list with backups & their time stamp. Choose the right one there and start backup.

    Doesn't matter if you choose the first "base" backup in an incremental set, or the last incremental of the set.

    Just be sure you never delete a file in a set!
  4. Acronis Support

    Acronis Support Acronis Support Staff

    Apr 28, 2004
    Hello Tonio,

    Thank you for your interest in Acronis Disk Backup Software.

    Actually, you may delete one of the incremental images and you still will be able to restore all the previous incrementals and the full image as well. However, all the incrementals created after the one you deleted will be unrestorable.

    Thank you.
    Ilya Toytman
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