Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Acronis True Image *Free* for Western Digital M17x Owners

For those of you who received a Western Digital drive with your M17x, you can access and download the WD Edition of Acronis True Image.

Acronis True Image WD Edition Software
File Size: 121 MB (approx.)
Version: 11.0 (build 8,311)
Publish Date: August, 2009

Key Features of Acronis True Image WD Edition Software:

*Drive Cloning - Copies the source drive to a new WD drive, leaving all data on the source drive.

*Drive Migration - Erase the source drive after the new WD drive has been imaged.

*Drive Deployment - Enables users to prepare a WD drive so that selected folders or partitions can be excluded from the destination image.

*Drive Image Backup - The long-term usage of the Drive Kit software will be to provide full drive image backups of a source drive at any time. Backup drive images will be stored as a file, which can be copied to any direct attached drive, network attached storage drive or optical media (CD/DVD).

*Drive Image Recovery - The Recovery Manager enables users to restore a drive image from a direct or network attached drive. The Recovery Manager can also either erase just a portion of the drive to be used for the restored drive image, or all of the previous OS.

*Create a Bootable Standalone Recovery Manager - With the Drive Kit software, users can create a bootable ISO image file, which contains the WD Drive Kit Standalone Recovery Manager software.

*Recover a Drive Image from the Bootable Recovery Manager Software - The bootable Standalone Recovery Manager enables users to recover a drive image from either a CD/DVD drive, a direct attached drive, or a network attached drive.

You can download it directly HERE.