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Acronis True Image Home 2011: PC Backup and Recovery Plus (PC)

by Acronis
Platform : Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
12 customer reviews

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  • Disk Imaging: Back up the entire system,recovering your operating system and applications without reinstalling
  • Incremental and differential backup performs full backups or capture changes only and save disk space
  • File Backup: Back up individual files, folders or file categories
  • Boot and restore a system after a failure by selecting the F11 key
  • Create a backup strategy of the system and implement it with just on click
  • Try&Decide: risk-free testing of new software or websites with potentially dangerous content
  • Secure Zone: Secure partition that allows you to store a disk backup on your system drive
  • Image Encryption: Uses Advanced Encryption Standard (AES): 128, 192 and 256-bit encryption
  • Restore your PC to dissimilar hardware regardless of make, model, installed components or a virtual machine
  • Create a virtual disk (.vhd file) for use in Windows 7 environment.

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System Requirements

  • Platform:   Windows XP / Vista / 7
  • Media: CD-ROM
  • Item Quantity: 1
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  • Release Date: 15 Sept. 2010
  • Average Customer Review: 3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 3,004 in Software (See Top 100 in Software)

Product Description

Product Description

Based on Acronis' patented disk imaging and bare metal restore technologies, Acronis True Image Home 2011 Plus provides home users with reliable backup and disaster recovery of systems, applications, settings and personal files while adding features users can employ to carry out advanced functions. From an intuitive graphical interface, you can easily define where, locally or online, and how often to backup a PC. Create copies of your hard drive with just a few quick steps while continuing to work. Acronis'

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  • CD in a sleeve and serial key code

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    72 of 75 people found the following review helpful By Beach hut on 24 Nov. 2010
    I have been experiencing problems with Acronis software since the day it arrived two months ago. Because I was having difficulty with the 2010 version I contacted Acronis customer services and they sent me an email suggesting what I could do to get it to work. We exchanged emails almost weekly, each time they were either asking me to note exactly what error messages I got when the software failed or they were suggesting things I could `try' to get it working correctly, none of these solutions worked satisfactorily. I then got an email from Acronis which read: 'In order to investigate further we would request you to uninstall Acronis True Image Home 2010 from your computer and as we have recently launched a new version of Acronis True Image Home 2011 so kindly install the Trial version of Acronis True Image Home 2011. NonStop Backup has been significantly improved in the new version and should work fine without any issues.'
    I installed the 2011 version but this was no better than the previous version which I then reported back to Acronis and this time they replied: `It is confirmed that it is an ongoing issue with the nonstop backup of Acronis True Image Home. This issue has been reported to our development team. The current plan is to fix all these issues in the next update for Acronis True Image Home which is planned to be released in about 1-2 months (no clear time frame yet) so until then we suggest you to avoid using this software and use other backup instead.'
    So there you have it straight from the manufacturer's mouth, there is a known fault and it does not work. I asked for a refund and they said because I had bought it from Amazon I must ask them for a refund. Amazon will not give me a refund because the software has been opened (exactly, how else would I know it does not work!
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    8 of 8 people found the following review helpful By MusicMan on 14 Jan. 2011
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    Backup software. What's the point?

    Well, if you're like me and have a lot of software purchased as a download or important documents stored on your PC, it makes a lot of sense. Even if you don't, download purchasing is a growing trend so it will apply to you one day.

    The case for getting backup software is a good one. Keeping your documents safe is a given, but also retail software downloads are getting more common as broadband speeds increase. With fibre optic cabling being introduced into the UK, you'll find that software purveyors large and small will offer you discounts for purchasing your software online rather than through boxed copies. This makes sense for them - the price of packaging and shipping software, not to mention the cut retailers take at the point-of-sale, is easily more expensive than providing a stable and fast download route to their customers direct. But downloaded software often cannot be redownloaded after the initial purchase, so if a customer loses their copy of the product, they have to go out and purchase it all over again.

    The solution? Keep a backup. Acronis would have you believe that the answer is PC Backup & Recovery.

    This software keeps a copy of files, folders, even whole disks and partitions. It compresses the data down into one smaller file that can be explored, with individual files within able to be restored to whatever location you wish. There are many backup options - you can overwrite each new backup in its entirety, or have incremental backups that only record out the data that has changed since the last backup. You can even select the compression strength, and the amount of CPU processing power taken up by the operation.

    It's simple, does the job, and gives you many options.
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    13 of 14 people found the following review helpful By Adso on 27 Jan. 2011
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    I am a Professional computer repair tech. I have installed this software on many of my clients' computers including business clients. I set up scheduled backups but do not use the continuous backup option as that seems like overkill to me.

    I have had to restore a backup created with this software onto a machine where the OS had been terminally corrupted by viruses. It worked without issue.

    I also use this software to clone broken hard drives to new ones and to wipe hard drives to binary zeros before reselling them.

    Overall this is an extremely useful piece of software for a very reasonable price but you do need to know how to use it and there are one or two features that could be better. For instance a clone will fail unless you override its default position to fail if it finds unreadable sectors and it will not alert you if a backup fails which it often does if you do not enter your Windows logon password when prompted. So it's not perfect but more than adequate especially considering the good price.
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    3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By AndyB on 19 Mar. 2011
    I started using Acronis in 2009, clunky yes but relatively effective. 2010 gave lots of new features and a 'simpler' interface which actually made it more difficult to ensure the right options were set. 2011 has been a disaster, I have re-installed the product several times, have non stop backups which fill a 1.3Tb drive in short time that the software cannot effectively version control - so I inevitably have to delete the lot and start again (not exactly the point of an incremental backup) and now I have a continuous stream of inexplicable instant power downs which seem to be related to Acronis and a PC that runs dog slow (this is an intel quad core with 8Gb of RAM running Windows 7 64 bit btw - so it's not short on horsepower).

    Also have you tried restoring files from non-stop backup? I give up - I'll go back to doing things manually I think - at least I know I'll be able to restore the blasted data if I need to. Makes you want to buy a Mac if only for access to Time Machine - a product that is everything Acronis should be - and isn't!

    In short - avoid. Backup your data by all means - but find an alternative approach.
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