View versions for files, folders, and partitions from the context menu. There is no need to launch Acronis True Image Home
Backup and recovery from Windows 7 Control Panel
Starting backup from Windows taskbar
A unified place for all types of backups
Screenshots for image backups
Usability and design features include the following:
Completely new main GUI
All backup operations are now one-click, no more multi-page wizards
Redesigned Acronis Time Explorer and Time Line
User task-oriented design — no more separate tasks and backups, now it's all in one place
Welcome page and Backup assistant wizard
Backup schemes — a combination of schedule, backup and clean-up rules
Drag and drop backups from Acronis True Image Home to the Desktop to create shortcuts for updating backups faster
Ability to launch utilities using separate icons
MS Outlook 2010 support (beta at the moment of the release notes update)
Windows live mail support (windows 7 downloadable essentials) — replaces Vista's Windows Mail (Windows Mail support remains in ATIH2011)
Windows live contacts support (windows 7 downloadable essentials) — separately from Windows contacts.
Check for updates from Help About, and on the application start
S3 ACPI Global State (of Power States) support. (We now have complete S1-S5 support.)
The installation procedure is straightforward. Please, run the downloaded executable file and follow instructions.
List of fixed issues
System partition is recovered without resizing (sector-by-sector).
Rescheduled E-mail backup fails if Microsoft Outlook is running.
Exclude folder by path during backup doesn't work.
Windows Explorer crashes after canceling the prompt for the last volume location during Windows Search if a corrupted (incomplete) backup is located in a search folder.
The progress bar and tray icon show incorrect information during E-mail backup.
When backing up a folder with only a part of its items selected, some other items from this folder chosen for backup may miss in the resulting backup.
The progress bar works incorrectly (shows incorrect numbers) when validating a backup.
If a user tries to back up all backup categories at once, the backup fails with error "There is nothing to back up". If the categories are backed up separately, the error doesn't appear.
Acronis True Image Home 2011 Netbook Edition does not add backups from USB drives automatically, even during the first launch. User needs to add them manually.
An extra backup may be stored with the "Don't delete the first version of the backup" option enabled in the backup scheme.
A redundant error "The given URI is empty" appears when a user recreates backup settings for backups that are added manually. The error doesn't influence the functionality and backup settings are created successfully.
In Online Backup a scheduled daily task for every X hours doesn't start immediately but only at 12 (AM or PM), except cases when any other task has run before.
Acronis Rescue Media does not work with external USB CD/DVD-ROM drives.
List of known issues
The "Ver." column in the search results is empty if you search in file contents using the search field in Acronis True Image Home 2011 Netbook Edition console.
It is possible to install Acronis Backup and Security 2010 over Acronis True Image Home 2011 Netbook Edition.
To recover a deleted account with e-mail messages in the Live Mail, it is necessary to perform two recovery operations.
Pre/post commands are not saved if entered without using the Edit button.
After system recovery the system backup status is lost and changed to "not backed up yet". The user needs to browse for the backup to fix the issue.
In Online Backup the "Missed tasks: Run at system startup" option is lost during migration from 2010 to 2011 version. User needs to re-select it manually after completing upgrade.
When using Acronis Rescue Media a confusing message "Enter the full path to the file" appears when a user tries to back up to a network share. If the user waits for some time, an authorization window appears.
If individual backup versions are deleted through Time Explorer, Acronis True Image Home 2011 Netbook Edition does not remove them from HDD and the user has to remove them manually.
Acronis Startup Recovery Manager becomes deactivated after full disk recovery with resize, and needs to be reactivated manually.
When using Online Backup, if a user backs up files from two different partitions, Time Explorer doesn't switch after backup to the latest created slice automatically.
In Online Backup the ob_client_standard.exe process exits with a delay of 10-60 seconds after application exit.
In Online Backup the "Once a day only" checkbox does not work.
In Online Backup the storage browser is updated very slowly after completion of a large backup.
When a user starts to set up a backup, sometimes partitions do not appear in the list of available destinations. If the user waits for about two minutes and then re-opens the setup page, the partitions will appear.