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WestWing

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I have been using Terabyte Unlimited's Image for Windows for some time, but the latest upgrade involved a fair additional investment, so I decided to migrate to Acronis True Image. It seems to me I read somewhere that you should not have two imaging programs installed at the same time, even if one is not running. Is this the case? I would prefer to leave IFW installed until I have made a new image with the Acronis program, but I don't want to compromise my system. Can anyone cast any light on this?
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You can have as many as you want.
After all, you'll only be able to use one of them at a time :)

Providing you don't end up scheduling both programs to image at the same time or the same bootup, you should be fine.

Edited by Neil Jones, 16 March 2008 - 05:37 PM.

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Thanks for the reply, Neil; I'm glad to know I can keep both programs available!
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also assuming that they're not both "live state" imaging programs or set up to do "live state" images...if this is the case you'll end up with alot of missed files because they'll try to lock the files at the same time to copy them and they'll fail
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