JSI Tip 4314. You cannot restore backups created in W9x or WMe with the Windows XP Ntbackup tool?


When you try to perform the subject restore operation, you receive one of the following:


Unrecognized Media
The backup file contains unrecognized data and cannot be used. 

Backup Utility
An inconsistency was encountered on the requested media.
Ntbackup can recognized tapes that you create with Msbackup, if you do NOT use software compression during the backup.

Ntbackup will NOT recognize .qic files because it is only designed to recognize .bkf files.

NOTE: Ntbackup only recognized Msbackup files on Windows XP.


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