There are limitations on Acronis Migrate Easy compatibility with Norton GoBack
Default settings for transferring partitions from an old hard disk drive to a new larger hard disk drive in the automatic transfer mode of Acronis Migrate Easy
The Total Progress bar start from 50% and progresses to 100%
How to copy a partition to the same or a different hard disk drive
The way data integrity is handled during data transfer to a new hard disk drive
Reactivate Linux loader after the cloning
Acronis Migrate Easy allows you to resize partitions during cloning
How a Windows XP, NT, 2000 or Server 2003 system can be prepared for cloning to different hardware
There is no way to create new partitions that did not exist on the original hard disk drive with Acronis Migrate Easy during disk cloning
This is normal behavior if you boot Windows with both the source and the cloned drive attached
You can clone basic disks from Acronis Bootable Media, or from your operating system
You can back up a disks or volumes in Windows, and restore disks from Acronis Bootable Media or volumes in Windows. The "Clone" operation is not supported
This has been fixed
Acronis Migrate Easy 7.0 lets you clone one hard disk drive to another. Should the size of the source hard disk drive differ from the target hard disk drive, exisiting partitions can be resized during the process of cloning.
Acronis product reboots in Windows Native Mode, but the cloning or restore process finishes in a few seconds with no result
As a user you are responsible to have the necessary third party software licenses when deploying, cloning, restoring or in any other way transferring operating systems or applications
If the capacity of the cloned drive is the same with original drive, whereas it should not be, then the issue is caused by Host Protected Area
Restart the system manually
This article applies to:
- Acronis True Image 2015
It is recommended to clone the disks from Acronis Bootable Media
Using Acronis True Image, you can transfer a system from IDE to SATA hard disk and vice versa
Using Acronis Disk Director 11 you can clone basic MBR disks.
Source disk volumes can be cloned to the target disk "as is" or resized proportionally.
It is recommended not to format the source hard disk after cloning until you are sure that the cloned target disk boots fine.
(!) Only basic disks can be cloned with Acronis Disk Director 11:
Acronis Migrate Easy supports all versions of Windows starting from Windows 98 SE, including Windows Vista, except for Windows 7
Cloning fails with “Error code: 10 'File system error is found' with extended code: 458,776 'MFT bitmap corrupted”
Cloned machines have the same ID. Change the instance ID in Windows Registry to fix the issue
Explanation of the difference between creating a backup and disk cloning
After updating to Build 21810 of Acronis True Image 2020, you see the following message:
Unable to connect to the driver that provides full system backup, disk cloning and ransomware protection. Please restart your computer
System backup, cloning, and Active Protection do not work.
Acronis True Image driver cannot be unloaded from the system without restarting the machine.
If you have decided to replace the hard disk of your laptop with a new one, you can use Acronis True Image to do the cloning.
In Acronis Cyber Protect 15 and Acronis Cyber Backup 12.5 you can clone basic disks using bootable rescue media. Disk cloning in GUI is available only on Linux-based bootable media and only allows cloning basic MBR disks.
For more information on creating Acronis Bootable media, see How to create a bootable media. Remember to specify a serial number during bootable media creation, otherwise disk management will not be available.
How to clone a disk with BootCamp using bootable media