Acronis True Image 2012 tutorial 1 – Install Acronis True Image
Note – This tutorial applies only to Acronis True Image 2012. If you are using the previous version of the software, True Image 2011, please click here.
Acronis True Image continues to go from strength to strength and the new 2012 update brings even more powerful new features. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how you can install this powerful program. First of all we need to download the latest version of the software. Download the latest version directly from Acronis by clicking this link. Save the file to your desktop or somewhere where you can easily access it. When the download is complete, double click on the file or choose open in your browsers download manager to start the installation process. Windows Vista and Windows 7 users will need to enter their administrator password and/or click on “Yes” if user account control prompts them to grant permission to install the software.
The following window will then appear:-
The installer will automatically connect to the internet (if possible) and check for an updated version of the software. If an update is available, download it by clicking the link and following the on-screen instructions. Otherwise, click on “Install” near the top of the window. The following window will then be displayed:-
Scroll down to read the license agreement and if you agree, choose “I accept this agreement” and then click on “Next”. The following window will then be displayed:-
The ACEP program collects anonymous information as you use the program. This information is sent back to Acronis for research purposes and to help Acronis to improve future versions of the software. Generally, it is safe to participate in this program. To participate, tick/check the box labelled “Participate in this program”. If you are concerned about the possibility of private information being sent to Acronis by mistake, then do not select this option.
Click “Next” when you have made your decision, the following window will then appear:-
If you already have a serial number, enter it now. If you need a trial serial number, click on “Get trial serial number”. Your web browser will then open and take you to a page which will instruct you on how to obtain a trial serial number. Click on “Next” when you have entered your serial number, the following window will now appear:-
The installer now gives us a quick summary of all the options we have selected. If you are happy with these options, click on “Proceed”. There will now be a short pause while files are copied and configured. When the process is complete, the window shown below will appear:-
Installation is now complete. Click on “Start Application”. The program will now start and you can proceed directly to our next tutorial. In some instances you may be required to restart your computer after the installation process, if prompted to do so please restart before moving to the next tutorial.
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