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DPM 2010 and Bare Metal Restore with Windows 7 RRS feed

  • Question

  • Does DPM 2010 support a bare metal backup and restore with Windows 7. I do not even get an option to backup the system state on a Windows 7 machine.
    Thursday, May 17, 2012 12:54 PM

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  • Hi,

    DPM 2010 / 2012 only supports BMR / SystemState backup for Windows Servers not desktop operating systems.


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    Sunday, May 20, 2012 7:42 PM
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  • Hi,

    DPM 2010 / 2012 only supports BMR / SystemState backup for Windows Servers not desktop operating systems.


    Please remember to click “Mark as Answer” on the post that helps you, and to click “Unmark as Answer” if a marked post does not actually answer your question. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread. Regards, Mike J. [MSFT] This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights.

    Sunday, May 20, 2012 7:42 PM
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  • Does DPM 2010 support a bare metal backup and restore with Windows 7. I do not even get an option to backup the system state on a Windows 7 machine.

    Hi Lostcause,

    It is true DPM does not support system state protection of desktop operating system, but here is an alternative method that you could try.

    http://www.buchatech.com/2011/12/backing-up-system-state-of-windows-7-with-dpm/


    My Blog | www.buchatech.com | www.dpm2010.com

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    Tuesday, May 22, 2012 4:10 AM
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