Quote from their web page.
Acronis® Universal Restore allows you to restore to different hardware or to a virtual machine, providing complete disaster recovery. Acronis® Universal Restore prepares you for even the most unforeseen events.
I don't think that acronis universal restore will help.
Seeing that your keyboard is unrecognized from boot up. "it kinda makes it hard to install it anyway"
Do you think that you may have purchased a faulty board..?