Using SHIFT key to select the 'Backup Sets' in the Storage properties does not select correct backup sets.

Article:TECH198368  |  Created: 2012-10-15  |  Updated: 2013-02-27  |  Article URL
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When a backup set is selected in the Storage properties, and selecting another backup set by holding the SHIFT key after scrolling UP few pages, instead of selecting all the backup sets between the two backup sets that are selected, it selects/highlights all the backup sets which are above the second backup set selected.


 Backup Exec 2012 with SP1a



1) Select one backup set at one time to perform Delete, Retain, Catalog, Duplicate or Verify operations.
2) Select the first backup set which is on top in the list and then SCROLL DOWN and select the second backup set.

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