Sour grapes - final comments

Discussion in 'Acronis True Image Product Line' started by danmaday, Mar 31, 2006.

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  1. danmaday

    danmaday Registered Member

    Mar 10, 2006
    I tried Build 2337 and gave up. My goal was to build a stable Dell Optiplex GX620 for my little town in VA, sysprep it, and then clone it 5 times. Simple, yes? Well I had nothing but problems. Because my original build 2323 could not read the DVDs it created I lost time. My source PC went into production. The user upgrade the cd creation software on the PC to Roxio 7 and after I loaded build 2337 on the source PC I could not even create a recovery disk. I kept getting errors. The CD light would not even come on before I got an error yet I could easily write a recovery cd on my old PC which is using an old version (6, I believe) of Nero.

    The fact that Acronis TI depends on what CD/DVD writing software already existing on the system is inexcuseable.

    ~snip~ Removed comments having nothing to do with Acronis True Image. - Ron

    I leave with the question - Why is this stuff so hard? There ought to be a simple method to clone PCs.
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  2. zapjb

    zapjb Registered Member

    Nov 15, 2005
    USA still the best. But getting worse!
    Yes it's Acronis MigrateEasy. I'm using version 6, never had a problem. But I never got any version of ATI to work. And ghost that destroys MBR's. At least for those I know.
  3. Chutsman

    Chutsman Registered Member

    Jun 17, 2005
    Brandon, Florida, USA
    Dan, Roxio's DragToDisk, which starts by default when Windows starts, has to be disabled - not allowed to start. For some reason, I don't know why, DragToDisk and TI do not get along.
  4. x=y+z

    x=y+z Registered Member

    Mar 19, 2006
    I have been using Roxio 7 with DragToDisk and TI8/TI9. There is no conflict. When you're creating a recovery disk, try to insert a CD just after you click OK(?) to start writing a recovery disk.
  5. Howard Kaikow

    Howard Kaikow Registered Member

    Apr 10, 2005
    Most any, if not all, optical writing software grabs control of an optical drive when media is inserted.

    You have to insert the media AFTER TI is ready to access the media.
  6. Acronis Support

    Acronis Support Acronis Support Staff

    Apr 28, 2004
    Hello danmaday,

    Thank you for choosing Acronis Disk Backup Software.

    Please find several workarounds in case you cannot create Acronis True Image Bootable CD in this post.

    If none of these tips help then please submit a request for technical support. Please provide us with the step-by-step description of the actions taken before the problem appears and the link to this thread in your request. We will investigate the problem and try to provide you with the solution.

    Thank you.
    Aleksandr Isakov
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