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did a reformat then installed windows 10 now how can i reinstall Acronis back on my laptop to do a full reinstall of everything ( i did a full backup) on external drive and cloud don't i need Acronis in order to click on recovery so how do i get Acronis back on my laptop

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Charles, if you are doing a full recovery of a previous Windows 10 installation that you have backed up, then you should be creating and using the Acronis bootable rescue media to do this rather than trying to do it from within Windows 10.

See KB 63226: Acronis True Image 2020: how to create bootable media and KB 59877: Acronis True Image: how to distinguish between UEFI and Legacy BIOS boot modes of Acronis Bootable Media

KB 63295: Acronis True Image 2020: How to restore your computer with WinPE-based or WinRE-based media