How to Create a BartPE disk Containing Acronis Universal Restore

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Install Acronis True Image plug-in for BartPE. To get the plug-in you need to use the Custom type of installation. Then choose the plug-in for BartPE to be installed:

Install Acronis Universal Restore on the same machine where Acronis True Image is installed.

Download the PE builder and install it. Go to the Acronis True Image installation folder. (The default folder is C:\Program Files\Acronis). Rename the BartPE folder to Acronis. Copy this folder into the Plugin folder in the BartPE builder installation directory. (The default directory is C:\pebuilder3110a or similar);

Go to the to the /Plugin/Acronis folder and open the acronis.inf file with a text editor (e.g. Notepad);
Open Windows Registry Editor (Start -> Run -> regedit) and browse to the following subkey:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Acronis\UniversalRestore\
Copy the necessary value data from the Universal Restore subkey by doing the following:
Acronis True Image Echo Server for Windows
    * Right-click on server;
    * Select Modify;
    * Copy the Value data.
Acronis True Image Echo Enterprise Server, Acronis True Image Echo for Microsoft Windows Small Business Server
    * Right-click on enterprise;
    * Select Modify;
    * Copy the Value data.
Acronis True Image Echo Workstation
 
    * Right-click on workstation;
    * Select Modify;
    * Copy the Value data.

In the acronis.inf file scroll to the [Software.AddReg] section. Depending on the product you have, add one the following lines at the end of the section:

 
Acronis True Image Echo Server for Windows
      0x1, "Acronis\UniversalRestore", "server", "[Value data]"
Acronis True Image Echo Enterprise Server, Acronis True Image Echo for Microsoft Windows Small Business Server
      0x1, "Acronis\UniversalRestore", "enterprise", "[Value data]"
 
Acronis True Image Echo Workstation
      0x1, "Acronis\UniversalRestore", "workstation", "[Value data]"
Example

      0x1, "Acronis\UniversalRestore", "enterprise", " 0 0 31 0 31120 23 20 98 31 10120 15 27 17 12102120 3 6 20 13 22120 23 3108 5 29"

Save the acronis.inf file;

Run the PE builder, put in the necessary paths (the online help is available at http://nu2.nu/pebuilder/help/), and click the Plugins button:

Make sure you have Acronis True Image plug-in enabled on the Plugins screen:

Close the Plugins window and click the Build button to start the building process. If you want the image to be burned to CD, please check the Burn to CD option and choose the necessary burner in the Device menu;

After the image is created, burn it to CD or DVD. (If you did not check the Burn to CD option at the previous step).
 
Paul,
Acronis reseller

 

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