30870: Virtual Machine use of Acronis

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Lawrence Drobnitch
Joined: 2012-04-02
Posts: 3

Can a backup of a computer from acronis be installed in a virtual machine such as Parallels Desktop?

Wayne H
Joined: 2010-07-08
Posts: 11

I'm not familiar with Parallels Desktop, but I actually tried to restore an Acronis TIH v11 image to a WMware workstation virtual machine the weekend just gone. It looked like it was going to work, but I kept getting blue screens on start up of the VM most likely due to the hardware differences of the VM versus the real system. This is partly why I am here trialing TIH 2012; since there is apparently an add-on feature that can restore an image to a system even if the hardware is different. Maybe you can do some Googling on that side of things.