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I have a backup made with Backup Exec Desktop edit on CD. I had to have my hard drive reformatted and my plextor cd/rw went bad at the worst time. I bought a new burner,but it is a different brand. Is there a way that I can have Backup exec make a catalog off of the disc so that I can restore a few things off of it.

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by:SysExpert
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I am not familiar with the Desktop version, but I would definitely say yes.
Look at the menu options and there should be a catalog option there somewhere.
Also check the Help, and disaster recovery info.

I hope this helps !
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by:Don Thomson
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Unless your CDRW drive is non-standard - you should be able to simply replace it and use any program with it just as before. Try booting in safe mode and get into device manage. Check the CD hardware and make sure that only your new CDRW  drive is listed - delete the old one if it's still there.

You backup exec  software may have to be set up to look at the new drive - If there is no obvious settings for this just re-install it and it should pick up the new drive
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by:stevenlewis
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Agree, the cd should have the catalog on it
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Let me see if I can help you. Ok follow the instructions step by step:
To view the contents of a media containing backup sets, a "Device View" must be performed.
To perform a Device View :
1. At the main Backup Exec screen, click the Restore Tab
2. Click Device View
3. The following confirmation window will appear:
"Would you like to view current view?"
4. Click Yes.
Backup Exec will read the header file from the media. When complete, a list of backup sets found on this media will be displayed, and an individual backup set can be selected to be viewed .
Backup Exec will recreate a temporary catalog of the backup set.
Note: Depending on the type of media, this process may take several minutes.
Good luck
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by:jojosm
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Followed your instructions and it worked after I upgraded Backup Exec. 4.2 to Backup Exec. 4.21 so that it would reconize my drive.

p.s. I did post a question for stevelewis & reghakr on the "Too Many Parameters" question. I appreciate the help that I get from The Exchange!

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by:stevenlewis
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Joe, glad you got this one working too.Good job Navid
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by:jojosm
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Thank you guys so very much. This is a great resource!

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