Fkasner, guess you didnt go back to the original thread, so thought I'd try
one more time. Just what do you mean by image back-up. Have the new drive
formated in NTFS & on my Acronis # 9 I have a "complete hard disc back-up"
but no image back-up.. Same thing ? Thanks Gimpy.
You also mentioned "that Since then have also produced 5 additional
incremental additions to
> the image of my C: drive" ? Meaning you added to the original image you
> back up- ?
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> Gimpy wrote:
>> Have an Iomega 250GB USB drive unit pre formatted with fat-32. Want to
>> clone drive inside my Dell computer, using Acronis back-up software. But
>> when trying to clone, Acronis says built in drive is formatted in NTFS &
>> it has to delete partitions on Iomega drive to continue? Just what is
>> this all about & what will it do to the Iomega drive as far as saving
>> other items as photos, music, videos etc ?? Thanks for your help
> I ran into the same "problem" that you refer to. However it was not a
> Iomega drive. The hoops I would have to jump through to produce an image
> of the ntfs disk on the computer weren't worth the effort. They provided a
> copy of a Dantz backup software. But it was too much trouble. So I just
> used FDISK to delete the partition on the external drive and then
> formatted it in NTFS. Followed by using Acronis True Image 8.0 to do the
> image backuup to the external drive. No problem at all. The directions in
> the software were not as clear as they should be but I was able to do the
> job. Since then have also produced 5 additional incremental additions to
> the image of my C: drive.