Media is not being overwritten after expiration has been reached for backups of Windows XP SP3.

Article:TECH190931  |  Created: 2012-06-13  |  Updated: 2014-02-14  |  Article URL
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When backing up Windows XP SP3 workstations and the media has reached it's expiration and available to be overwritten. The media will not be overwritten.


A hotfix is now available for this issue in the current version(s) of the product(s) mentioned in this article. Refer to the Hotfix link under Related Documents at the end of this article to obtain the hotfix needed to resolve the issue.

Backup Exec 2012 Rev 1798 Service Pack 2 (TECH203155)

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Media is not overwriting media with systems using Windows XP SP3 after expiration is reached

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