The components of Veritas System Recovery

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Veritas System Recovery includes two key components: the program itself, and the Veritas System Recovery Disk.

Table: Key product components

Key component


Veritas System Recovery program (user interface)

The Veritas System Recovery program lets you define, schedule, and run backups of your computer. When you run a backup, recovery points of your computer are created. You can then use the recovery points to recover your entire computer, or individual drives, files, and folders.

The Veritas System Recovery also lets you do the following:

  • Manage the size of the recovery point storage (backup destination) so that you can use your computer's valuable disk space for other purposes.

  • Monitor the backup status of your computer to make sure that your valuable data is backed up on a regular basis.

Veritas System Recovery Disk

Microsoft no longer allows redistribution of WinPE. Starting from Symantec System Recovery 2013 R2, Veritas no longer ships the Veritas System Recovery Disk with the product. A new utility is provided using which you can create a Veritas System Recovery Disk with the latest Windows operating system. The Veritas System Recovery Disk is used to start your computer in the recovery environment. If your computer's operating system fails, use the Veritas System Recovery Disk to recover your system drive (the drive where your operating system is installed).

See Defining a drive-based backup.

See Backing up files and folders.

See Recovering a computer.

See About Veritas System Recovery.

See What's new in Veritas System Recovery 16 .

Terms of use for this information are found in Legal Notices.



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