Veritas 9.1 Back Exec showing different byte counts

I am running Veritas Backup Exec on a Windows Server 2003.  I have two seperate jobs that back to a hard drive ((BackUp-To-Disk Folder) instead of tape.  Job A and Job B shows to be 27 Gb and 72 Gb.  But when I look at the file on the hard drive I see the same two files (I verified the names of the file) are 5 Gb and 55 Gb.  Late last week I did turn on software compression.  I just wanted to find peace of mind that "Software compression" was the reasoning behind this.  I cannot find anything on veritas to help me support this, or I am not just using the correct key words to search by.  Just a FYI,
Job A backups up a SQL server and Job B backs up an Exchange 2003 server.  Once again thanks for all the help.

Lalo
geraldonunezAsked:
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gurutcCommented:
It sure looks like compression.  You can try cataloging the backups to see how many uncompressed bytes are contained.

- gurutc

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geraldonunezAuthor Commented:
You were right sir!  Thanks!
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