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I was wondering if anyone here has any experience with acronis. I havent tried using it yet. I just have it installed on a computer. What I need is a ghost image of my computer because I just reinstalled windows and I want an image of a completely clean unaltered install of Vista. However, stupid ghost 10 does not support Vista so I had to go to Acronis which supports Vista.

My question is: Will acronis make an image just like Ghost that I can place on a partition and restore from it similiarly like Ghost? I dont want to have to activate or none of that business again if I am restoring from the image.

If it doesnt quite work that way, then how does it behave?
    
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I have used Acronis before. It will make an exact Image of the drive your copying. If I remember correctly it works by putting cd in drive, rebooting, and following intructions in DOS environment (like Asus EZ-flash)
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I used it on both my lappy to upgrade the hd and at home to back up my disks
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All this can be done through the bootable cd like Ghost though correct?
    
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it used to be on my old version
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Then that must be the case. My current version allows me to make a bootable iso with true image on it. So sounds great! Cant wait to give 'er a try!

Any other input would be greatly appreciated about how it works.
    
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it's very easy and works like a charm my friend. Best of luck
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It'll make an exact image of a drive without rebooting whatsoever, that's one thing that I like.
    
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If you are using Seagate drives that are not in a RAID, you should beable to use Seagate DiskWizard, which is a stripped down version of Acronis, for free.

I've used it before and it works quite well. It will allow you to do what you are looking to do. Should work independently of any OS that is installed as well, if you make the bootable CD.
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If you are using Seagate drives that are not in a RAID, you should beable to use Seagate DiskWizard, which is a stripped down version of Acronis, for free.
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Does only Seagate have utility like DiskWizard ?
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