user insights

System Clean-Up

Occasionally computer storage is compared with the attic of a house. That’s because no matter how much space you think there is, it fills up fast – often with things you no longer need.

But did you know Acronis True Image has a handy way to free up some space in your Windows system? It’s a quick way to clean up your PC.

Acronis VSS Doctor

Backups are invaluable for getting your system up and running when a process fails. But what can you do when a Windows process that is part of creating backups stops working properly?

For backup applications that rely on Microsoft’s Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) when creating backup image files, failures are possible when something happens to VSS. Acronis VSS Doctor is the cure.

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When it comes to running and restoring your system, the more control and customization you have the better. Yet it seems that in their efforts to make computers less prone to user error, the default options for managing files have become a bit watered down.

But did you know that Acronis True Image’s WinPE bootable recovery media contains a very useful file manager that can help you retain control? Here’s how you can access it.

Acronis Universal Restore

Nobody likes change. But while changing hardware can be a challenge, Acronis Universal Restore makes it simple.

That’s because when it comes to moving an existing Windows system to a new computer, Acronis Universal Restore is the tool you need. Windows systems may not boot properly when loaded on a new computer with dissimilar hardware, but Universal Restore solves that problem and makes booting the system in the new hardware environment seamless.

Power User Insights: Acronis Drive Cleanser

Acronis Drive Cleanser

If there is one thing Acronis is known for, it is protecting the data on your hard drive. What’s not as well-known is how thoroughly Acronis True Image allows you to wipe the data from a previously used hard drive when you’re preparing it for resale or use in a new computer.

Securing your data means taking steps to ensure it doesn’t end up in the wrong hands — and the Acronis Drive Cleanser feature makes it quick and easy.

Ransomware protection

The WannaCry attack in May highlighted the threat that ransomware poses to computer users around the world. Yet months before it happened, Acronis introduced a technology that kept countless customers safe during the historic attack.

As part of Acronis True Image 2017 New Generation, Acronis Active Protection™ protects your data against the threat of ransomware by identifying, isolating and defeating malicious code based on behavior patterns before it has a chance to cripple your computer.

Power User Insights: Keeping Your Drives Clean With Archiving

Acronis Archiving

When it comes to managing the disk space on your computer, it can be a constant struggle. The good news is that Acronis True Image has a very useful feature that allows you to free up space on your drives whenever you want.

Archiving lets you move large files or files that are seldom used so you can store them in the Acronis Cloud or on a drive connected to the local computer … freeing up space on your drive.