Acronis True Image Delete Old Backups

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Backup your entire PC: Acronis True Image includes our patented disk-imaging backup technology. You can copy your entire PC, including the operating system, applications, user settings, and all data. In the event of a system or disk crash, virus attack, or other fatal failures, you can restore the entire disk contents in minutes-no. My backup drive capacity is 4TB, i currently have 3TB of data stored on it. I use Acronis to do an Incremental backup and it will create a new full backup after every 5 incremental backups. I also have Acronis set to delete all recent version chains when the new full backup is created. Acronis True Image offers a robust search capability so you can quickly locate files and folders in the full-image backup. Explore the full-image backup from secure Acronis Cloud Storage. If your backup destination is the secure Acronis Cloud, you use any web browser to explore and navigate through the files in the backup.


Backup fails with error 'Disk is full' or 'Write error'.


Backup location is full or does not have enough space to store your backup.


Free up space in the target location or select another location (e.g. Sourcetree download for windows 10. an external drive of a higher capacity) for your backup.

Acronis True Image 2019 and 2020

If you use Acronis True Image 2019 or 2020 clean up backup location as described in Acronis True Image 2019 and 2020: How to delete old backups

Acronis True Image 2015/2016/2017/2018


Acronis True Image 2017 Not Deleting Old Backups

If you use Acronis True Image 2015/2016/2017/2018 use one of the solutions below:

1. Free up space in the target location:
delete/move files from the drive to free up space for Acronis True Image backups.

2. Move the backup chain to another location, e.g. to an external drive of a higher capacity, and reconfigure backup settings:

  1. Delete the backup settings first: click Delete, then click Settings only:
  2. Move the backup files to the new drive: open the folder, where the backups are stored, in Windows Explorer, select them and move to the new location.
  3. Re-add the backup: click Add existing backup. Select backups in the new location.
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  4. Reconfigure backup settings:
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3. Shrink archive size by setting up archive cleanup (older backups in the chain will be deleted):

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  1. Click Operations, then Edit settings.
  2. Under Backup Scheme click Turn on automatic cleanup:
  3. Select a setting.
  4. Start backup; the archive will be cleaned up according to your setting. (Cleanup cannot be started as an independent task without backup creation.)

4. Delete the previous backup archive and create new backups:

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(!) Do not delete backup files from the location while the backup are listed in Acronis True Image.

How To Delete Acronis Backups

  1. Click Operations.
  2. Click Delete.
  3. Select Whole backup.
  4. Create new backup task and start backup.

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