Veritas™ System Recovery 23 Readme

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Product(s): System Recovery (23.0)

System requirements

The following table lists the system requirements for Veritas System Recovery to function properly.

Table: Minimum system requirements


Minimum requirements

Operating system

You can find a list of compatible operating systems, platforms, and applications at the following URL:


The minimum memory required for Veritas System Recovery is 4 GB.

Available hard disk space

The following list indicates the hard disk space requirements for Veritas System Recovery and other items:

  • When you install the entire product: Approximately 1 GB is required for a full install, depending on the language of the product you select.

  • Recovery points: Sufficient hard disk space on a local hard disk or network server for storing recovery points.

    The size of recovery points depends on the amount of data you have backed up and the type of recovery point that is stored.

  • LightsOut Restore: 2 GB

DVD-ROM drive or USB drive

The drive must be capable of being used as the startup drive from Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) and BIOS-based computers.


The following Microsoft .Net Framework versions are required for installing and using Veritas System Recovery:

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7 or later: Required to run and use Veritas System Recovery.

  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 Redistributable

  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 Redistributable

  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2015-2019 Redistributable

  • By default, Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2 operating systems are installed with .Net version 4.7 or later.

If you want to restore emails using the Granular Restore Option, you must have Microsoft Outlook 2007, 2010, or 2013 installed.