step by step tutorial

Discussion in 'Acronis True Image Product Line' started by Magnu420, Mar 10, 2008.

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  1. Magnu420

    Magnu420 Registered Member

    Mar 10, 2008
    after a hdd failure ive had to buy another hdd for my toshiba portege p2000
    laptop,ive got the new drive installed on lappy but i cant format it or put an
    os on it cos it dont have a internal cdrom or floppy dd, i know i can boot over
    the lan cos i noticed it in the bios would acronis workstation be able to boot
    over lan cos my mate has the workstation on a disk and he offered me to
    use it but i havnt a clue in how to use this,is they a step by step guide
    on using the workstation,do i need to install the workstation on the lappy
    with the new drive or do i use a spare pc for which ive got ie desktop,another lappy. cos it mentions about having virtual machine any info would be greatfull


    ps if this is in the wrong place can a mod move it please
  2. Acronis Support

    Acronis Support Acronis Support Staff

    Apr 28, 2004
    Hello Magnu420,

    Thank you for your interest in Acronis Software.

    You can find the detailed instructions on how to use Acronis True Image Echo Workstation in the respective User's Guide. Some information regarding booting over network you can find in chapter 10 "Creating bootable media" of the User's Guide.

    Please notice that all current version of Acronis True Image support booting from flash drives as well.

    Please note that according to Acronis License Policy you need to purchase one copy of the product for every computer it will be used to manage.

    Thank you.
    Marat Setdikov
  3. jmk94903

    jmk94903 Registered Member

    Jul 10, 2004
    San Rafael, CA
    Just a note on getting help. Using upper case letters to start sentences, etc. and punctuation to show where sentences end along with paragraph breaks to show changes in topics will make it much easier for people here to help you.

    As I understand your problem, you have a new hard drive in your laptop but you have not created any backup image of the old drive before it crashed. Unfortunately, that means you have nothing to restore with True Image.

    What you need is a recovery disk from Toshiba that has the operating system and drivers on it. If you can't find one among the disks you originally received from Toshiba, I suggest that you should contact either your dealer or Toshiba and see if you can get one.
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