Acronis Image Restore

My situation is I have made a copy of my entire C: drive with Windows XP professional, now I want to restore it from my external WD 3TB drive to my laptop’s C drive. That is, make it what it was back when I had only 2 partitions and windows professional installed

Acronis Universal Restore Ensures Bare-Metal Restore of Dissimilar Hardware Bare-metal restore is a form of complete disk-image recovery that restores a system to a computer with an empty “bare-metal” disk drive — that is, a disk drive without operating system (OS) or applications.

I just don’t quite understand the process/terminology

I told the BIOS to boot from the version of Acronis WD True Edition I have put on a CD.

  1. Acronis True Image Home does not support Acronis Universal Restore. This document contains step-by-step instructions on how to migrate your system to a machine with dissimilar hardware. The entire migration process described here consists of the following steps.
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  4. Click Recovery and select Files/Folders. Browse and select the drive, folder, and/or file you want to recover. Click Recover to restore the file to the original machine or Download to download a file via your browser. You can find more details on file and folder recovery in the Acronis Cyber Backup Online Help.
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  1. I choose recovery, browse from backup, choose my D:3TB drive, choose the backup file which is backup9812.tib

  2. Under disc backup I right click the backup9812 file, choose recover, chose recover whole discs and partitions
    click next

  3. Now it shows me Disk 2, which I’m guessing is my D: drive, there are three partitions listed under it

1. NTFS (OS)C,/ primary, act/ 298.1GB/NTFS

2. MBR and Track 0/ MBR and track 0

3. Fat16 (Unlabeled)/ Pri/39.19MB/9.407MB/FS Fat 16 Parition 0xDE (Dell server utilities)

I’m not quite sure what the third partition is for or if I even need it, but just in case I made the backup with both of those partitions.

Under what to recover I choose only the first partition (so I can get to the next step)

Bhagyalakshmi tamil serial. I’m at a screen called Specify recovery settings of Partition C. Again, my goal is to have only those two partitions I had made the backup of copied to the laptop’s hard drive from my WD hard drive.


Under Partition Location- new location it lists

Disk 1

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1. NTFS (My Book) (D:)/Pri/2.729TB/1.671TB/NTFS

Disk 2

1.Fat 16 (unlabeled)/Pri, Act/1.999GB/1.988GB/FS Fat 15 partition:

  1. Uallocated/296.1GB/Unallocated

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For disc 2 is it talking about my physical C:/drive. this is where I am confused, or it talking about the backup on my D: drive? I’d think what I’d need to do, to avoid any confusion is if this is my physical C Drive to wipe repartition it, before moving the two other partitions to it. I’m pretty confused