Acronis True Image 2010 Boot Cd Iso
How to Create and Use Acronis True Image 2010 Boot CD Iso
Acronis True Image 2010 is a powerful software that allows you to create backups of your entire system or selected partitions, and restore them in case of a disaster. One of the features of Acronis True Image 2010 is the ability to create a bootable CD or DVD that contains the software and a backup of your system on it. This way, you can boot your computer from the CD or DVD and restore your system without installing anything on your hard drive.
In this article, we will show you how to create and use Acronis True Image 2010 Boot CD Iso, which is an image file that you can burn to a CD or DVD using any burning software. You can also use this image file to create a bootable USB flash drive, if your computer supports booting from USB devices.
How to Create Acronis True Image 2010 Boot CD Iso
To create Acronis True Image 2010 Boot CD Iso, you need to have the software installed on your computer and registered at the Acronis website. You also need a blank CD or DVD and a CD/DVD burner. Follow these steps:
Start Acronis True Image 2010 and select Backup -> Disk and Partition Backup.
Select a partition or the whole disk to back up.
As a backup location, select the removable media (CD/DVD/Flash).
Click Backup options -> Removable media settings -> Place Acronis True Image Home (Full version) on media.
You can also place Acronis One-Click Restore on the media. With this option, when you boot from the media and click Recover, all data will be recovered to its original place automatically. No options or selections such as resizing partitions will be available.
The software will create an ISO file that contains the bootable media and the backup file. If the size of the backup does not fit one piece of media (e.g. CD), the file will be split into several volumes. In this case, the bootable piece will be the first one.
How to Use Acronis True Image 2010 Boot CD Iso
To use Acronis True Image 2010 Boot CD Iso, you need to burn it to a CD or DVD using any burning software that supports ISO files. You can also use this ISO file to create a bootable USB flash drive, if your computer supports booting from USB devices. Follow these steps:
Burn the ISO file to a CD or DVD using any burning software that supports ISO files. See [Burning an ISO Image] for more details.
Insert the CD or DVD into your computer's drive and restart your computer.
Press F12 or another key (depending on your computer model) to enter the boot menu and select the CD/DVD drive as the boot device.
On the screen, you will see Acronis bootable media interface. You can choose between Acronis True Image Home (Full version) or Acronis One-Click Restore, depending on what you placed on the media.
If you choose Acronis True Image Home (Full version), you will be able to browse and restore your backup file, as well as perform other operations such as cloning, partitioning, etc.
If you choose Acronis One-Click Restore, you will be able to recover your system automatically without any options or selections.
That's it! You have successfully created and used Acronis True Image 2010 Boot CD Iso. You can now restore your system in case of a disaster, even if your computer does not boot or you have a new computer without any operating system installed on it.