What happends to incrementals if you run out of room?

Discussion in 'Acronis True Image Product Line' started by Jaxx, Feb 22, 2005.

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  1. Jaxx

    Jaxx Guest

    If I do an incremental every night and it finally runs out of room, does it simply not perform the backup? Does it delete the full backup? Or deletes the most recent incremental? Thanks :)
  2. Acronis Support

    Acronis Support Acronis Support Staff

    Apr 28, 2004
    Hello Jaxx,

    Thank you for choosing Acronis True Image (http://www.acronis.com/homecomputing/products/trueimage/).

    If there is not enough space on the disk to create the image file you will be given an error message and there will be the entry in the log of Acronis True Image stating the reason for the error. Acronis True Image will not delete any files on your computer.

    Thank you.
    Ilya Toytman
  3. Jaxx

    Jaxx Guest

    THX :)
  4. Jaxx

    Jaxx Guest

    Follow up

    OK, lets say I am about to run out of room. Can I delete my onw incremental files leaving only the full back up? Will True Image know to make a new incremental based on the contents of the remaining full backup? Or should I delete everything and start with a new full backup? Thanks.
  5. hemputi

    hemputi Registered Member

    Feb 21, 2005
    Re: Follow up

    Nice Question. I'm missing a guidance in the operation manual how to schedule a backup (for newcomers) and how to realize a backup strategy. I don't want to manually remove backup files. I would like to have a "self-running-1-week-father-son-backup-process :) Do the True Image task planing features have this capability?
  6. Menorcaman

    Menorcaman Retired Moderator

    Aug 19, 2004
    Menorca (Balearic Islands) Spain
    Re: Follow up

    I think you'll find something suitable in this <previous thread> or one of its embeded links.

  7. Jaxx

    Jaxx Guest

    Thanks that was very helpful :)
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