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Symantec System Recovery support for UEFI based systems.

Created: 05 Feb 2013
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Symantec System Recovery 2013 supports backup and restore of UEFI based Systems.

More and more computer manufacturers are shifting to the EFI based computer making.

What is UEFI?

The Unified EFI (UEFI) Specification (previously known as the EFI Specification) defines an interface between an operating system and platform firmware.

More information can be found at


With the release of new Symantec system Recovery 2013, Symantec facilitates to backup and protect the UEFI based systems and servers. This includes the following.

  • The backup of UEFI based systems and servers.
  • Restore of specific drives on UEFI based systems and servers.
  • Booting and recovering the entire UEFI based systems and servers.
  • Restore Anyware (Hardware Independent Recovery) also called as Disaster Recovery of UEFI based systems.

Protecting the UEFI based systems does not require any additional configuration in Symantec System Recovery 2013, it smartly detects the type of the system and execute the backup and restore respectively.

This makes the product very unified, user friendly and handy for the end users as well as advanced users like Administrators.