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Can you restore a server, from its C drive contents and Windows folders, but without System State?

Posted on 2013-02-05
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HI guys

I'm doing backups of servers with backup exec. However, in the restore the 'System State' hasn't been available. Everything else on the server has.

These are not domain controllers etc.

Can the server be restored if anything happenec? Or will I need the system state also?

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Yash
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you would also need the system state, which contains the servers registry information to perform a complete restore.
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