How to Backup Your PC with Acronis True Image 2018
Acronis True Image 2018 is a powerful and reliable software that allows you to create full image backups of your PC, including the operating system, programs, settings, files, and boot information. You can restore your PC to any point in time, even if it is infected by malware, corrupted, or lost. You can also create bootable media that can help you recover your PC in case of a system failure.
In this article, we will show you how to download, install, activate, and use Acronis True Image 2018 to backup and restore your PC. We will also show you how to create a bootable ISO file that you can use to boot your PC from a CD/DVD or USB drive.
Downloading and Installing Acronis True Image 2018
To download Acronis True Image 2018, you need to visit the official website of Acronis[^3^] and click on the \"Download\" button. You will be asked to enter your email address and agree to the terms and conditions. Then, you will receive a link to download the setup file.
To install Acronis True Image 2018, you need to run the setup file and follow the instructions on the screen. You will be asked to choose the installation type (typical or custom), accept the license agreement, and enter your serial number. If you don't have a serial number, you can choose to start a free trial for 30 days.
Activating Acronis True Image 2018
To activate Acronis True Image 2018, you need to enter your serial number in the activation window that appears when you launch the program for the first time. You can also activate it later by clicking on the \"Account\" icon in the upper right corner of the main window and choosing \"Activate product\".
You can find your serial number in the confirmation email that you received after purchasing Acronis True Image 2018 online. If you bought a boxed version of the product, you can find it on the sticker inside the box or on the CD/DVD case.
Using Acronis True Image 2018 to Backup and Restore Your PC
To backup your PC with Acronis True Image 2018, you need to click on the \"Backup\" tab in the main window and choose what you want to backup: your entire PC (disk and partitions), specific files and folders, or mobile devices. Then, you need to choose where you want to save your backup: on an external drive, on a network location, on a cloud storage service (such as Acronis Cloud), or on multiple destinations.
You can also customize your backup options by clicking on the \"Options\" button. You can set a backup schedule (daily, weekly, monthly, etc.), enable encryption and password protection, enable notifications and reports, exclude certain files or folders from the backup, and more.
To restore your PC with Acronis True Image 2018, you need to click on the \"Recovery\" tab in the main window and choose what you want to restore: your entire PC (disk and partitions), specific files and folders, or mobile devices. Then, you need to choose which backup version you want to restore from: the latest one or an earlier one. You can also browse through your backups by date or by name.
You can also customize your recovery options by clicking on the \"Options\" button. You can choose whether to restore your PC to its original location or to a new location (such as a new disk or partition), whether to overwrite existing files or keep them intact, whether to restore system settings and applications or only personal data, and more.
Creating a Bootable ISO File with Acronis True Image 2018
To create a bootable ISO file with Acronis True Image 2018, you need to click on the \"Tools\" tab in the main window and choose \"Rescue Media Builder\". Then, you need to choose which type of 248dff8e21