TrueImage hijacked my computer! Can't bbot to Windows

Discussion in 'Acronis True Image Product Line' started by Jonathan7007, Jul 27, 2005.

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  1. Jonathan7007

    Jonathan7007 Registered Member

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    All,

    I bought Acronis True Image 8.0 (boxed) at a retailer and it has hijacked my computer. Immediately after install finished the computer will only boot into Acronis's control panel. That's it - no sign of the Windows logo, no text-only menu with a boot option, no chance to do anything else, for example, to uninstall the program to get it to release its grip!

    I read evrything in the manual that seemed related to this. nada.

    "Help...About" says this is Build 791, and the website says Build 903 is current.

    Luckily I have a laptop I can use to hail the outside world for help because I can't get on the web on the hijacked machine. System limitations aren't at fault: the hijacked computer is a Pentium 2.8 with 1Gig RAM and lots of disk space.

    Need help fast because this is the main computer around here.
     
  2. Jonathan7007

    Jonathan7007 Registered Member

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    OK, I apologize. I had left the install disk in my slot-loading DVD drive and "out-of-sight, out-of-mind..." The drive is quiet so I didn't notice/hear that every time I Quit the computer rebooted to Acronis because the install CD was still in the optical drive. It is a recovery CD as well as an install tool.

    Duh....

    Again, sorry for taking up electrons here. I'm sure I'll have some real questions later.

    Jonathan7007
     
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    Detox Retired Moderator

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    Welcome to Wilders - and I think it'll be OK ;)

    There's plenty of helpful people around for when you have more questions and a truly massive amount of informative threads here that are searchable as well. :cool:
     
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