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Restore a 2003 .bkf to server 2012

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I need to restore a 2003 .bkf to server 2012 and I am stumped . any ideas please !!
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Norm Dickinson earned 167 total points
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You will probably have to restore it to a 2003 server environment and then copy the files / folders you need. One method may be to set up a virtual Server 2003 using VMPlayer and connecting it to a shared network drive, and then running the restore.
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by:Pradeep VIshwakarma
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This functionality is only available in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, through applying, this functionality is not available in Windows Server 2012.
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by:Tony Giangreco
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I suggest installing a free version of VM Ware ESXi and adding a 2008 R2 WM. Copy the 2003 BKF file to it and create a 2003 VM on the same box. at that point, copy all the important files you need over to the 2012 server.

You might also be able to do this on a Win 7 box.
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Thanks for the feed back guys. What a pest.
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