Summary: Their CD loads through a very complex and unnecessay set of steps. when I finally completed all the loading and serieal number steps required CD loaded the program but uninstalled it as it's last step. The company was of absolutely no help. I tried everything proposed by their website, but to no avail. Never could get a person to talk to. My emails were never answered. Do not by this product.
Summary: If you're looking for simple back-up software, if such a thing even exists anymore, then you may not want this software. I found it overly complex and confusing. And I have 3 college degrees and one is in electrical engineering from an Ivy league school. I'm sure IT types will do just fine with it. It does work. Anyway, here's some advice that I learned from others when using it. Keep things simple.
Cons: After being a faithful Acronis customer for years I'm totally finished with Acronis.!! They , " upgraded " their software and destroyed it along with my hard drive data. It took my Hard Drive into total unrecoverable failure. I had to reload the op system and all of my software. Not to mention stuff I lost and could not recover. The positive reviews ? All I can say is they come from Acronis employees !! Tech support is non existent !! If you have bought this and have ...
Summary: I purchased this product for automatic backup on my computer and it worked fine. I did a whole image back up of system in only 16 minutes. The program has a lot of good feature's. User friendly.
Buggy at first, but forum search turned up solution
22 September 2013
Pros: Easy to use. Not as simple as version 11, but the price was right and it appears to work fine and fast on a running system. Did not try externally yet.
Cons: Had to patch on a Win XP system despite downloading latest version from the net SEVENTY ONE CHARACTERS for the serial. My gawwd... also have to login to use. This is idiotic. Nag screen if you arent synched, closing it stops the nag screen for about three seconds. Drives me crazy.