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Backup Exec Taking Too Long to Complete Job

hotheatsink asked
Last Modified: 2013-12-01
I'm running Backup Exec 8 on NT server. It usually takes about 3 hours to complete the backup. Just a week ago, it started to fail. Error saying that a problem writing to the media. I used a cleaning tape, and it seemed to fix it. But now the backups are taking a very long time to complete. From 50 hours to 8 hours. I also now get a message in the "Job Monitor" Tab that it's "Loading Media", it keeps doing that regardless of the numerous attempts to stop it.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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well we had the same problem, we abandoned veritas and went back to good old windows backup.
This one is on us!
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