MartyMint wrote:You can always use the Acronis Recsue Disc to make and restore your backups outside of the OS.
I agree. I never run Acronis from within Windows. Create a rescue disc, with the Full Acronis Version on it and boot your computer from that disc.
You will be able to see ALL your partitions, including hidden system ones and Linux (including Swap).
The drive letters won't match though, so you need to ensure your partitions have a volume label (description) first, so you know which ones are which.
PC: Mint 17.2, 32-Bit KDE - Dual boot Mint / WinXP (Internet disabled)
Laptop: Mint 17.2, 32-Bit KDE - Dual boot Mint / Windows7PC Rights
Your data belongs to you. No one else should have access to it.