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Windows 7: Acronis Disk Director

17 May 2009   #11

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Vista x64 / 7 X64

Did you use Revo , or system restore?

Have fun with the install.

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17 May 2009   #12

Windows 7 Professional x86

I used system restore in the end because Revo was running the Acronis uninstaller which was what was being difficult .

All sorted now though. Installed the iso but just sorting out my files between partitions now before I have a play with it . Hopefully it will all run smoothly!

Thanks for all your help!
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16 Aug 2009   #13

Win 7 Ultimate x64

So, aside from Acronis OS Selector, is it safe/ok to use the suite software (disk director or true image for example) within the Windows 7 environment or would we be better off using some of the other software suggested above.

Currently I am triple booting, primarily I started out with XP and all the Acronis software. Now I want to make the switch to make 7 my primary OS and perhaps get rid of XP in the near future.
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16 Aug 2009   #14

Win 7 RTM 7600 Ultimate 64-bit

I text chatted with an Acronis rep since I have Disk Director on my XP image. I asked about a Win7 version; but one does not exist yet. He indicated that I should be able to install the XP version and it should work.

After reading this thread I am pretty hesitant to do so!
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16 Aug 2009   #15

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Vista x64 / 7 X64

If you want to make a drive image, you may like to check out this thread:

Free Disk Image Program from Easeus. - Vista Forums
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16 Sep 2009   #16

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional X64

Anyone know if or when Acronis will issue an update for this software? Or are they going to abandon it? I just bought it about two months ago and have had major issues with the Windows 7 64 bit build. Even trying to wipe a USB drive from Windows 7 is a no no. I have checked their site for information and they are absolutely quiet about what they are doing or where they are going with Acronis Disk Director. I should have tried the trial first I guess.
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17 Sep 2009   #17


Disk director suite has not been updated since 2007. Surely they will be releasing a new suite to work with 7. I hope so anyways.
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17 Sep 2009   #18

XP MCE .... XP Pro 64 .... W7 U x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TOF View Post
Anyone know if or when Acronis will issue an update for this software?
Acronis True Image has just been updated to Home 2010.
It now supports Windows 7 and some other features have been added.
One I think might be interesting is the ability to Boot from a backup image.

I usually Partition my Drives with Acronis True Image as I build them up from a backup Image.
Haven't used Disc Director in a long time.
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17 Sep 2009   #19

Win 7 Ultimate x64

Speaking of Acronis maybe someone can answer this.

I am triple booting 7, XP, & Leopard.

I started out initially with XP and have been using Acronis products to do all my partitioning and HD tuning plus the included OS selector for bootup.

My question is will I have a problem if I use Acronis within XP to resize my partition for 7?

My current partitions are in this order from the beginning of the disc:

'XP' 150GB Primary --> '7' 50GB Primary --> 'Leopard' 50GB Primary --> Data 750GB Logical

I want to shrink the 'XP' partition and add the excess over to the '7' partition. As you can see they are side by side.
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17 Sep 2009   #20

Win 8 Release candidate 8400

A why not update to current acronis? It works wonderfully on XP,vista, and win 7

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