Restore using Symantec Recovery Disk (SRD) cannot proceed due to: 'EC950006: The destination is not valid'.


Restores using the Symantec Recovery Disk (SRD) cannot proceed due to error shown below.

This issue is specific to FAT16 partitions.

Error Message

EC950006: The destination is not valid.

Error setting target segment.


This issue has been fixed in Symantec System Recovery 2013 R2.

Please download Symantec System Recovery 2013 R2 from Evaluation or MyVeritas, and upgrade to Symantec System Recovery 2013 R2.


MyVeritas portal (See

NOTE: Symantec continues to focus on the current release and future releases, there are no plans to address this issue by way of a patch or hotfix in earlier versions of the software at the present time. Please contact your Symantec Sales representative or the Symantec Partner for upgrade information including upgrade eligibility to the release containing the resolution for this issue. For information on how to contact Symantec Sales, please see



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