View TIB description

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  1. duddydjs

    duddydjs Registered Member

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    I have Acronis TI Home 2009 and DiskDirector 10.0. I'm running on Vista Business. I have two questions:
    1. What is the simplest way, using TI, to view the description of a TIB file that I typed in at the time I created the TIB?
    2. Is there any capability, outside of TI, for viewing the description of a TIB file? For example, does Acronis have a Description-Viewer utility?
    Thanks, David
     
  2. GroverH

    GroverH Registered Member

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    One way to view the description is to
    1. open TI 2009
    2. Choose Restore
    3. Browse to the your backup archive file and select the specifid file
    4. Choose the details option at the top right of the menu.
    5. Exit Acronis when complete.
     
  3. duddydjs

    duddydjs Registered Member

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    Thanks GroverH, about using TI to view the TIB's description.

    Now let me re-ask my question about a viewer. Does anyone know of a viewer or any third party program that displays the description of a TIB file. Such a program would make the description field much more useful.
     
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    I've never heard of such a program.

    I agree with Grover's approach, but I use the Validate option instead since there's no chance of accidentally starting an unintended Restore.
     
  5. duddydjs

    duddydjs Registered Member

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    Good suggestion about using Validate. As for an external viewer, I suppose there just isn't any.
    HELLO ACRONIS! Make the TIB's Description field useful. Make it easier to read!
    Cheers,
    David
     
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    Hello all,

    Thank you for using Acronis True Image

    David, I will create a special task to create this very useful utility at Customer Listening System (CLS).

    Thank you.

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    Oleg Lee
     
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    duddydjs Registered Member

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    > David, I will create a special task to create this very useful utility at Customer Listening System (CLS).

    Thanks Oleg,
    I'll be looking forward to having this Description field "viewer" utility. I believe it will make the Description field much more usable and useful.
    David
     
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    Oleg,

    Hopefully, you will make the utility so it can also read the comments from older TIB files (TI 8 and up, for example) and properly display the comments for each Incremental/Differential backup included in the set. If it only shows the last one (the default for older versions), then its value will be much less.
     
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    Hello duddydjs,

    Thank you for your interesting in Acronis True Image

    Meanwhile I would recommend you signup for newsletter using this link in order to receive Acronis' releases and special promotions information. As soon as this useful option will be added you will receive e-mail notification immediately.

    Best regards,
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