Hi everyone I am trying to do recovery using Acronis version 10. When I boot from the CD I get the message "please wait Acronis loading" So how long should this take? 10 seconds, 10 minutes, 10 hours. Have waited 20 mins and still cannot get it to load.
Acronis can be tetchy. I have used older versions on my pc, but my son's startup cd doesn't work. Now I'm on version 11 and I have to access the command line parameters on startup (from cd) to make it work.
Try the cd in a different drive if you have one. I had an Acronis disk which would only work in one drive.
It is really important that you can make the machine boot from the acronis cd, otherwise you will have to re-install windows and acronis before you can recover your backups.
i can`t get this to work by booting from the Acronis disk. I have tried reinstalling and even using an older version. Currently have ver 10 but tried ver 8 in desperation. Both of them stop at the message "Acronis loading please wait" even if left overnight as ver 10 was. Also used an Acronis recovery disk that I made a while back, same result. I can only run Acronis in Windows and so far it is still "locking drive F " after 30 mins run time, is this right? or maybe I have other problems. Everything seems to have slowed down to snails pace, even a shutdown can take up to five minutes. This was my reason for recovering the backup in the first place, clearly something amiss here HDD failing springs to mind but I hope I am wrong. Any ideas please.
Thanks Batch I will give that a try, current situation is that Acronis appeared to be working and then required a reboot which took an incredible 9 mins. I then got the message again "Acronis loading, please wait" then after 8 mins blank screen, waited another 15 mins but nothing. Only option cold boot and back to square one.