Blue screen occurs on Windows 2012 Backup Exec server when restoring VMware guest machine with ReFS volume


The blue screen of death (BSOD) occurs on the Backup Exec server running on Windows 2012 when restoring a VMware guest machine with ReFS volumes.


A hotfix is now available for this issue in the current version(s) of the product(s) mentioned in this article. Refer to the Hotfix link under Related Documents at the end of this article to obtain the hotfix needed to resolve the issue.


Backup Exec 2014 Rev 1786 Service Pack 1 (TECH216178).

Applies To

Backup Exec Server: Backup Exec 2014 on Windows 2012
VMware Guest Machine: Windows 2012 or 2012 R2 with ReFS volumes

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