Acronis True Image is the go-to backup and disk imaging solution for your PC, it can back up all the data you need and securely destroy all confidential data you do not need anymore.
Note: Check the update at the end of the post for the latest version(2020).
With Acronis True Image 2017, you will be able to backup selected files and folders or entire disks and partitions, as well as permanently wipe personal information from partitions or entire disks.
True Image is a flexible backup tool for home users. It keeps backup and restoration tasks simple for novices but provides experts with the sophistication to complete specialist tasks.
You can use True Image to backup and restore files, folders, partitions or entire disks using local or Cloud storage, for instance, synchronize folders between multiple PCs, Macs or other devices, and rescue a computer that won’t boot.
The full version of the software actually costs $49.99, but you can get Acronis True Image 2017 BootCD for free.If you need a good backup and recovery tool for your system, then straightaway download Acronis True Image BootCD ISO file from here.
You can burn this ISO file to a CD or USB drive and start using the software, it’s a full version and doesn’t need any activation.
If you are downloading the ISO file, my suggestion goes for USB drive option as optical drives (CD/DVD) are prone to wear off and a bootable USB drive will help in situations when your systems optical drive reader fails to detect CDs.
How to create Acronis True Image 2017 Bootable USB Drive?
- First download the tiny and standalone application Rufus
- Plug /insert USB stick (minimum 8GB) to your system and launch Rufus application.
- Select the Acronis True Image ISO file by clicking the ‘optical drive’ icon.
- Next, select the drop-down option ‘DD Image’ (create a bootable disk using).
- Click the ‘Start’ button, format the drive, wait and close the app when the progress bar shows 100%
- That’s it, bootable USB drive is created.
You can either restart your PC and check whether the Acronis True Image 2017 BootCD is working or not. Also, you can carry and plug this bootable USB drive on other PC’s to back up a drive or clone the disk or securely delete data with Acronis DriveCleanser.
Also, if you have any doubts about creating a bootable USB stick check out below video,(sorry the video shot at night and you can see glare while recording the Monitor with Moto G4 plus).
[Update 09/04/2020] :
New version (2020),if your PC hard disk manufacture is WD or segate then download below editions of Acronis True Image.
Acronis True Image WD Edition:
Acronis True Image Seagate DiscWizard: