System requirements

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System requirements

The following table describes the minimum requirements for installing the Granular Restore Option.

Table: Minimum system requirements




Intel Pentium® class or better

Operating system

Windows 32- or 64-bit operating systems:

  • Windows Essential Business Server 2008

  • Windows Small Business Server 2008

  • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise

  • Windows Server 2008 Standard, including SP1

  • Windows Vista Ultimate

  • Windows Vista Business

  • Windows XP Professional (SP2 or later)

  • Windows Small Business Server 2000 or 2003

  • Windows Server 2000 (SP4 or later) or 2003

  • Windows 2000 Advanced Server (SP4 or later)

  • Windows 2000 Professional (SP4 or later)


512 MB

Available hard disk space

35 MB


You must have the following software installed on your computer before you install the Granular Restore Option:

  • Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery

  • Microsoft Outlook 2003 or 2007 (if you want to restore mail)

  • .NET Framework 2.0 (included in the Backup Exec System Recovery installation)

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