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bootable rescue disks using acronis 10

I am using acronis worksation 10 server client setup.

I have purchased licenses for installation of acronis agent and acronis management console only.

I do not have license for acronis universal restore.

How do i create bootable rescue disks of machines?

The rescue disks should store the entire image of the drive that contain the OS installation.

Thanks in advance.

Ashish Dugar
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We are following the following steps to create a bootable media:

1. Selecting the entire C: drive as backup source
2. DVD media as backup destination.
3. Under backup options:
    a. Acronis Bootable media under media components.
    b. Enabled under multi-volume snapshot
    c. Create Snapshot using VSS under Volume Shadow Copy Service
    d. Fixed size of 4.7 GB under backup splitting option.

The images are being burned to the DVS's but upon restoration, it gives the error - either archive cannot be located or the archive is corrupted.

So we are unable to complete the entire sequence of backup and restore for machines.
noxchoIT Product Manager
Top Expert 2009
It is possible that archive image is really damaged or Acronis creates bad images on your system. Try to create the image on local HDD (not to DVD directly) and then restore from this image. Does it report the image bad as well?


thanks a lot expert


thanks a lot expert