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I have just installed Acronis Free Ransomware Protection.  Is there a serial number?  Do I get updates for any new versions of the products.

Thank you.

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Hi! 

Welcome to Acronis forums! You won't need a serial number for activation, just sign in to your Acronis account if you already have one or create an account at the welcome page that shows up when you start the app. For more details read https://www.acronis.com/en-us/support/documentation/AcronisRansomwareProtection/index.html#33594.html

> Do I get updates for any new versions of the products.

Yes, there should be notifications in the product informing about new updates and we also do announcements here on forums. 

Beginner
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Ekaterina Surkova wrote:

Hi! 

Welcome to Acronis forums! You won't need a serial number for activation, just sign in to your Acronis account if you already have one or create an account at the welcome page that shows up when you start the app. For more details read https://www.acronis.com/en-us/support/documentation/AcronisRansomwareProtection/index.html#33594.html

> Do I get updates for any new versions of the products.

Yes, there should be notifications in the product informing about new updates and we also do announcements here on forums. 

Thanks very much.

Beginner
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Pardon me for being a bit dim !    I am registered (is there somewhere I can change the given password to something more memorable for me?).

Does this mean that all my data is backed up to the cloud?

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Sure, you can re-set your password as follows How to reset password for your Acronis account

>Does this mean that all my data is backed up to the cloud? 

If you only have Acronis Ransomware Protection installed on your system, then yes, Acronis Cloud is the only possible storage option. If you're looking for a more comprehensive solution to protect and manage your data, I'd recommend taking a look at Acronis True Image 2019 - this product offers such features as system and data backup, support of multiple storage locations including local, network and Cloud, protection against ransomware and cryptomining as well.

 

Beginner
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Finally (I hope!), when i switch on, I often get a message that Acronis failed to backup.  I presume that when it was last 'due' the machine was switched off?   I therefore presume that it will catch up next time it is 'due'.

Beginner
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Any help on my query above?