Installation And Use
creating bootable media (see Chapter 9 “Bootable Media Builder”). You might not need this tool if you purchased a boxed product that contains a bootable CD.
If you have another Acronis product with its own Bootable Media Builder, such as Acronis True Image, installed on your computer, the installation program will automatically detect it and will not install another Bootable Media Builder regardless of your setting. You can create bootable media for all Acronis products using either product.
After installation, reboot your PC.
Upgrading Acronis Disk Director Server
If you already have Acronis Disk Director Server installed on your PC, the installation program will automatically find it and prompt you on its replacement with the new version.
Software upgrades (with certain bug fixes) may be downloaded free from the Acronis Web site: http://www.acronis.com/support/updates/.
To remove Acronis Disk Director Server, select Start → Settings → Control Panel → Add or Remove Programs → Acronis Disk Director Server → Remove. You will see a dialog to confirm removal. Click Yes to confirm and Acronis Disk Director Server will be completely removed.
When Acronis Disk Director Server software is installed, it has a graphical user interface that is controlled by the mouse or by Tab, Shift+Tab, Left, Right, Up, Down, Space, Enter and Escape keys.
If you regularly work with Windows or X Window applications, you should not encounter any problems with the Acronis Disk Director Server interface.
Acronis Disk Director Server uses a series of dialogs requiring the user to choose among several actions or to mark partitions or disks to be manipulated.
Before You Run Acronis Disk Director Server
PLEASE NOTE: Operations on system, application or data partitions must be done very carefully to avoid potential hard disk booting or data storage problems.
Acronis Disk Director Server has been thoroughly tested to work with numerous hard disks, so if problems arise, they are likely caused by improper use, not the software.
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