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Windows Vista and Backup Exec 11d

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I have Symantec Backup Exec 11d installed on a Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition box. I've got a few new machines (Vista Ultimate, not the upgrade) in the office that I'm backing up now. Bacup Exec tells me on a nightly basis that it's backing up the entire C:\ of these new Vista machines.
Is that true? I know a little bit about virtualization now and I'm not sure if Vista is 'tricking' Backup Exec into thinking it's getting what it wants. I know the Program Files folder in Vista now is pretty much off limits as well as the system folder(s). Can Backup Exec still back up the entire contents of these folders?
These new Vista machines have a licensed Remote Agent for Backup Exec installed on them.
I'm getting absolutely no where with Symantec's help on their website.
Any information is greatly appreciated!
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