Why should I upgrade?

Discussion in 'Acronis True Image Product Line' started by rjbsec, May 31, 2009.

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  1. rjbsec

    rjbsec Registered Member

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    I'm still using TI 8.0 Build 937 on my XP machine - I'm familiar with how it works and ... well, it works, it's saved my bacon a few times and enabled me to easily change HDD a couple of times too!
    I come here every now and again and read of various problems and issue people are experiencing and that makes me dubious about upgrading.
    I get reminders from Acronis about TI Home 2009 but, although I see extra features, I am unsure as to whether I should take the risk of upgrading from a product that works.
    Do you think I should upgrade, and if so, how would you put my mind at ease?
     
  2. DwnNdrty

    DwnNdrty Registered Member

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    If what you have works for you then I see no reason to upgrade ... unless you want to help Acronis work out the bugs in the newest offering. Should you ever update your hardware though, your present version may not work.
     
  3. Howard Kaikow

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    I continue to use TI 9 in Windoze 2000.

    For Vista, I purchased TI 11. Unitil a few daze ago, I was using TI 11.8053, now I'm using TYI 11.8101. Indeed, as we speak, I'm backing up frm the CD, and will then test the backup using my Compare DRive programs.

    I also purchaed a 2nd TI 11 to be used on an XP system that I expect to build.

    I'm guessing that a new version will be needed for Windoze 7,
     
  4. Kron

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    I too have been using TI 8.0 B937 w/o issue on 2 IBM R51's w/ XP. Saved me more than once, and has made disk upgrades smooth. I have the upgrade (Home 2009 for $20 back when it came out) but don't see reason to try it until I have new hardware. Too many issues I've read on this post; some have no problems, others some or many.
     
  5. jehosophat

    jehosophat Registered Member

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    If the current version works with your current hardware then stick. It is only worth upgrading if you change your hardware.

    Save your money.
     
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  6. rjbsec

    rjbsec Registered Member

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    Thanks guys, kind of confirms my own thoughts.
     
  7. shieber

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    I've purchased ATI 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12 (aka 2009). I found each new version a minor improvement of the predecessor except for 10, which was a major imporvement and 11 and 12 which were a dreaded disaster and a step backward respectively. I tosssed 11 and 12 in the wastebasket almost the same day I first used them. 10 I still use, although I needed a customized boot disk to be able to do restores on some hardware setups--but then that happens with all versions of ATI.

    If you don't need ATI 12/2009, I'd sit pat, at least until the next version comes out -- Acronis seems to release them once a year, whether they're ready for prime time or not.
     
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