Installing Backup Exec System Recovery

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Installing Backup Exec System Recovery

Before you begin, you should review the requirements and scenarios for installing Backup Exec System Recovery.

System requirements

During the installation process, you might be required to restart the computer. You should ensure proper functionality after the computer restarts. You can do this by logging on again using the same user credentials that you used to log on when you installed Backup Exec System Recovery.

The Recovery Disk CD provides the tools that you need to recover your computer. How you received Recovery Disk depends on the version of the product that you purchased. For example, Recovery Disk is included with your product either on a separate CD, or on your product CD. Be sure you store the CD in a safe place.

To install Backup Exec System Recovery

  1. Log on to your computer using either the Administrator account or an account that has administrator privileges.

  2. Insert the Backup Exec System Recovery product CD into the media drive of the computer.

    The installation program should start automatically.

  3. If the installation program does not run, type the following command at a command prompt:.


    where <drive> is the drive letter of your media drive.

  4. In the CD browser panel, click Install Backup Exec System Recovery.

  5. In the License Agreement panel, read the license agreement, and then click I accept the terms in the license agreement.

  6. Do one of the following:

    • In the License Agreement panel, click Install Now to begin the installation.

    • In the License Agreement panel, click Custom Install, select or deselect the options you want installed, and then click Install Now.

      Installation options include:

      Backup and Recovery Service

      The primary service that is required to back up or recover your computer.

      Recovery Point Browser

      Enables you to browse, mount, copy, verify, and restore files and folders using recovery points.

      User Interface

      Installs the product user interface that is required for interacting with the Backup Exec System Recovery Service.

      Agent Deployment– Allows the computer on which you have installed Backup Exec System Recovery to deploy the Backup Exec System Recovery Agent to other computers for remote recovery management.

      Granular Restore Option– Lets you open recovery points and restore Microsoft Exchange mailboxes, folders and individual messages. You can also restore Microsoft SharePoint documents, and unstructured files and folders.

      CD/DVD Support

      Required for backing up directly to CD/DVD, and for creating a custom Recovery Disk CD. A CD/DVD burner is required to use this feature.


      Keeps your software up-to-date with the latest product updates.

  7. Click Finish to complete the installation.

  8. Remove the product CD from the media drive, and then click Yes to exit the installation wizard and restart the computer.

    If you click No, you cannot run Backup Exec System Recovery until after you restart your computer.

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