Windows Server 2012 Essentials R2 client backup not present.

WIndows Server 2012 Essentials R2


Windows Server Essentials Experience - role installed

does not have

Windows Server Client Computer Backup Provider Service
Windows Server Client Backup Service

It does have one service called:


The error message I get from the client when trying to do a manual backup is:

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Lionel MMSmall Business IT ConsultantCommented:
I am not that all that familiar with the Essentials version but if it is anything like the standard I suggest you go to Server Manager and go to the roles section and uninstall Windows Server backup role--reboot and then add the role back
ola_erikAuthor Commented:
Apparently the services mentioned my MS needing to be active doesn't need to be.

The backup DB was corrupted and after fixing that it worked

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ola_erikAuthor Commented:
information on MS site caused erroneous opinion on what services needed to be active
ola_erikAuthor Commented:
best ever
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