Acronis and Dynamic Discs

  morddwyd 16:18 27 Sep 12

Is there a version of True Image that works with dynamic discs?

My hew Acer Iconia has a dynamic disc and my existing version doesn't do dynamic.

I'd like to stick with Acronis as it has kept me fairly safe for years.

Alternatively a dynamic to basic disc converter that doesn't lose data.

I've Googled a couple of times but it seems to be an absolute maze!

  woodchip 17:53 27 Sep 12

Have you tried using Acronis CD by Booting with the CD, it should then let you create a backup to other Drive or Partition.

It will most likely see the disc after starting with Acronis CD if its plugged in

  morddwyd 19:26 27 Sep 12

Can't run Acronis, so can't make an Acronis CD!

  Zak 20:19 27 Sep 12

You can download the rescue disc ISO from Acronis, once you have registered.

  morddwyd 07:52 28 Sep 12

Problem has now been solved by downloading a required add-on, Acronis Plus (an extra £25, not good) which I was not aware of.

For the record, my problem was not a recovery one, but simply that Acronis would not run on this computer because it has a dynamic disc.

The program me would start and then stop with the dynamic disc message.

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