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System Recovery 2013 won't install on Win 8, error message that it doesn't support Win 7, XP, Vista???

Created: 08 Mar 2013 | 1 comment

I am trying to install Sym_System_Recovery_2013_11.0.0.46600_Basic_Edition_ML_Product on my Window 8 pro 64 system. When running the installer I get the error " Symantec System recovery Basic Edition does not support Windows 7, XP, and Vista" and the installation terminates. This is quite frustrating in a Win 8 environment.

What can I do to get the installation completed? I just downloaded this and the recovery disk program today with help from tech support. I have the weekend to get this going and instal a ssd so any suggestions will be greatly appreciated.

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PravinAmin's picture


SSR Basic edition is supported only on Windows Server Flavors. You'll need to Download Sym_System_Recovery_2013_11.0.0.46600_ML_Product and install it on Windows 8.