Posting my first deal here (please be gentle!).
Cheapest price that I could find online, which includes both the main Acronis True Image Home 2010 software and Acronis True Image Home 2010 Plus Pack FREE!
Cheaper than Amazon UK (which has now gone up to £30.78) and you get the Plus Pack Add-on included for FREE and of course you get the serial numbers for both products and the software almost immediately.
Getting this deal requires a little bit of work (but not much) simply visit the Acronis site via the 'go to deal' button (http://www.acronis.com/homecomputing/) and click 'Acronis True Image Home 2010 with FREE Plus Pack for $49.99' under Special Offers this will add Acronis True Image Home 2010 with the Add-on Pack included FREE.
Next at the Shopping Cart page, change the beginning of the URL (address) up to the first question mark (usually x-medium=Email) to read: "https://store.acronis.com/325/purl-atih_pg12-us?purl-wbs-atih2010-pp-free-en?" (without the quotes) and press enter.
The page should now refresh with a discount off the main True Image software WITH the FREE Add-on Pack for £19.09 (don't forget to change the currency!), which is quite a bit cheaper than the original offer of £39.87 and much cheaper than the usual price of £63.79!
Cash back: Sign-up/log-in to Cashback Kings before visiting the Acronis website and you could get up to £2.86 back in cash back, making the total cost of the software £16.23!
Acronis® True Image Home 2010
Timeless backup and recovery, Acronis Online Backup and support for Microsoft Windows 7
With Acronis True Image Home 2010, rest assured that all your important data including images, music, documents and applications are well protected and can easily be recovered in the event of any disaster.
- Easy and Fast Backup and Recovery
Acronis True Image Home 2010 provides home users reliable and timeless backup and recovery of their operating system, applications, settings and personal files.
- Friendly, Windows®-style User Interface
From an intuitive graphical interface, you can easily define where, locally or online, and how often to backup a PC based on your needs.
- Acronis Online Backup to a secure location
Optional Acronis online storage services are available to automatically backup valuable data or files over the internet to a secure location.
- Continuous data protection
In addition, Acronis Nonstop Backup provides continuous system and data protection, preventing data loss
Product Page: http://www.acronis.com/homecomputing/products/trueimage/
User Guide: http://download.acronis.com/pdf/TrueImage2010_UserGuide.en.pdf
Version Comparison: http://www.acronis.com/homecomputing/products/trueimage/comparison.html
Acronis® True Image Home 2010 Plus Pack
Add-on for Acronis® True Image Home 2010 featuring enhanced backup and recovery functionality
Acronis® True Image Home 2010 Plus Pack is an add-on module for Acronis True Image Home 2010 featuring enhancements for advanced home users. It includes the flexibility to restore files, applications and an operating system to dissimilar hardware as well as providing support for dynamic disks and Microsoft® Windows Preinstallation Environments (WinPE).
These three powerful features, originally only available in the Acronis corporate product line, are now accessible to technical home users. The optional Acronis True Image Home 2010 Plus Pack integrates seamlessly within the Acronis True Image Home 2010 standard version*, and leverages its intuitive graphical interface.
- Restore to Dissimilar Hardware Restore a computer to dissimilar hardware regardless of make, model, or installed components, or to a virtual machine.
- Dynamic Disk Support Back up and restore dynamic volumes easily, taking advantage of dynamic disk capabilities including multi-partition and fault tolerant volumes as well as partition size adjustment.
- Microsoft® Windows Preinstallation Environment (WinPE) Support Speed up your recovery process with easy and quick integration of the latest Microsoft drivers, customized scripts, applications and plug-ins to your rescue or boot media.
Acronis True Image Plus Pack works with the Acronis True Image 2010 standard edition, but not with the Acronis True Image Netbook Edition or previous editions of Acronis True Image Home.
NOTE: If you have a Western Digital hard drive then you can use Acronis True Image WD Edition (v11.0 Build 8,311) which includes the Windows application and the facility to create a bootable recovery disc. The only drawbacks I can see is that you can only create FULL backups (no option for incremental backups etc.) and obviously it doesn't (offically) support Windows 7.
- Download here: http://support.wdc.com/product/downloaddetail.asp?swid=119&wdc_lang=en
The extra options that this newer version brings, particularly the Windows backup conversion options and the support for restoring to dissimilar hardware (usually reserved for their Enterprise versions) were the main reasons I purchased this version.
Personally the only time I've ever had a problem with Acronis True Image was with an old Enterprise version I was using for work when it refused to restore a fully working backup to an old laptop (turned out it was the laptop's fault not the software's).