What's the problem with incremental images?

Discussion in 'Acronis True Image Product Line' started by naxx, Mar 15, 2005.

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  1. naxx

    naxx Guest

    I found all the files which in 2004-12-7's backup got the modify time on 2005-01-03...
    Maybe the old files have been covered by the new files?
    Oh my god...

    Pls check this Pic here:
  2. naxx

    naxx Guest

    <snip - image site used contained porn links which is against our TOS - Detox>
  3. naxx

    naxx Guest

    sorry,it's my fault
    Pls check it here

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  4. Acronis Support

    Acronis Support Acronis Support Staff

    Apr 28, 2004
    Hello naxx,

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

    Could you please describe whether you restored the last incremental image or the full one? The main thing is that if you restore the latest incremental image you will get the files with the latest "Modify" date. However, you may choose whether you want to restore (or explore) the latest incremental file or some other image of the set.

    Thank you.
    Ilya Toytman
  5. naxx

    naxx Guest

    Thanks for your reply,it's not the latest image in my set.
    The latest image created on 2005-1-3,I found all the files in the images got the modify time on 2005-1-3,2004-12-03's image,2004-12-04's image... etc.
    I think I can't restore my files at last year.So sad... :(
  6. jmk94903

    jmk94903 Registered Member

    Jul 10, 2004
    San Rafael, CA
    Select the original full backup image that you made in December to "Explore" in True Image. Note, do not select one of the incrementals make later.

    When the full image is mounted as a virtual drive, examing the files that you are interested in. They should all be as they were in December when you made that full image. When you are satisfied, unplug that image.

    Now, Explore one of the incremental images. You should see that the file now have a later date if you updated them between the time the full image and the incremental were created.
  7. naxx

    naxx Guest

    I got it!!!
    Thank you very much.
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