Windows 10: macrium reflect -- install different trial version?
macrium reflect -- install different trial version?
I installed macrium reflect home, trial edition.
when the trial runs out, can I install workstation trial?
EDIT: I am asking here, rather than on the official macrium forum, because a trial license does not entitle you to join the forum.
over there, you have to pay in order to ask.
Last edited by shmu26; 03 Aug 2016 at 02:13.
When you install a trial version of Macrium, a hidden key is inserted into the registry and you cannot delete it unless you made a backup image before installing the trial. I am not even sure if you can even re-install a free version.
right, I know about that null key. But will it prevent me from installing a higher trial version? I mean, let's say at the end of 30 days, instead of buying home edition, I want to try workstation?
Contact Macrium and explain why you need to trial more than one version and they may allow this, or not, at their discretion
I can't help you here significantly but :
Again I say - ALWAYS BACKUP before installing any new software - especially software that has registry keys (any software with registration will normally update / insert registry keys).
A suggestion though would be to test the update on a VM. You don't have to immediately activate Windows when creating a VM - it will work long enough to trial this type of software before prompting for activation. Delete the VM after test.
You can create a VM easily enough from your running system - VMware player or VBOX can run on W10 Home so if you can't use HYPER-V you can still create VM's. For VMware the free VMware converter tool can create a VM from your physically running machine.
I'm using macrium reflect free V6 6.1.1225
and there is a new version 6.1.1311
will my old backups work if I update it ?
also which is better uninstall macrium and download the new version
or just update ?
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For anyone who has not done so yet
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Updated mine earlier
I have the latest free version of Macrium Reflect.
I think that I can only get support from the Macrium site with the full paid version.
Since the big Windows 10 update last week, I seem to be getting errors in the backup logs.
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