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Windows 7: Backup Restoration After Acronis Image Restore


10 Aug 2013   #1

 
 
Backup Restoration After Acronis Image Restore

I have done data recovery in the past with success, however this time im having issues

Basically the user had acronis true image installed, they made a full backup on their system

Later they started having issues and decided to restore that image which was from a yr ago, they did not make any other backups and now i am having trouble trying to restore it

I used stellar recovery and when i try to recover the entire drive onto a terabyte external it says not enough space and gives me a huge # EVEN THOUGH the partition is only 600gb

I had the same issue with recuva, so i thought it was a bug, but apparently its not as its doing the same thing with 2 programs right now

So instead of doing that, i started by recovering their documents folder which is going through just fine

However when i start trying to look at the pdf, photos and docx files even though they have the right file names the files themselves wont work

The docx files asked me to recover so i did that and it showed the text, but the other files dont appear to be working properly

I tried some raw recovery programs but after it was done it says the partition is 600 terabytes

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10 Aug 2013   #2

W7 X-64 RTM,SUSE 11.1, XP PRO SP3 as a VM, VMware ESXi
 
 

Hi there
If you still have the ACRONIS backup image you can MOUNT this . Windows will then show you all the files etc in the backup with Windows explorer -- then you should be able to restore the relevant directories. This works even if you did an IMAGE backup (Disks / partition images) rather than DATA backup (by directories).

There should be a tool in your acronis software called Image explorer. -- Use that. Don't try and restore an image that's from several releases of software earlier than the one you are using now. The Image explorer is the tool to use.

Cheers
jimbo
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