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Windows 7: Windows 7 Backup Broken

11 Nov 2011   #11
Tinkerdog

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Matt8445 View Post
I am only backing up data not doing a disk image. I just tried out the acronis true image. That is why I want to be able to go back.

I did try doing a system restore, but no luck. The oldest restore I have is after I installed that unless there is something I am not aware of to go back further.

Matt
On the System Restore Screen, where you select the Restore point, there is a checkbox to allow you to see ALL the Restore Points, not just the most recent. Make sure you check this!


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11 Nov 2011   #12
essenbe

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint
 
 

Here is a discussion of the problem from the Acronis forums. There is an Acronis removal tool on CNet. However many have reported success with reinstalling it, and in the program configuration there is an option to let Acronis take over backups, reverse that then remove it. Some of these methods work for some people and not for others. I had the same problem and found that it was easier to do a clean install than all the work it would take to get rid of it. The free versions do not cause this problem, but the retail versions are a nightmare to get rid of.
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13 Nov 2011   #13
essenbe

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint
 
 

matt8445, how are things going? did you resolve the problem? If you did let us know so others can benefit from your experience.
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