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  • Scheduling a Complete PC Backup with wdadmin
    I've tried to setup a Complete PC Backup in the Task Scheduler as follows: wbadmin start backup -backupTarget:H: -include:C: -quiet It started and stopped instantly with my normal user account, but the drives acted as if the backup was being done and this took a while. Although the task
  • Checklist: Recover the Operating System
    Checklist: Recover the Operating System On a computer running Windows Server 2008, you can use the following to perform recovery tasks: * Recovery Wizard. This wizard helps you recover files and folders, applications, and volumes. * Catalog Recovery Wizard. This wizard helps you recover the backup catalog. This wizard
  • [_] Visual Basic
    Language Filter Language Filter Enables you to back up and restore your operating system, volumes, files, folders, and applications from a command prompt. To configure a backup schedule, you must be a member of the Administrators group. To perform all other tasks with this command, you must be a
  • Performing a Full Server Recovery of a Domain Controller
    Performing a Full Server Recovery of a Domain Controller When you perform a full server recovery, you recover all volumes from the backup set to the server. The procedure to perform full server recovery of a domain controller is the same as for any server running Windows Server 2008.
  • Windows Server Backup Step-by-Step Guide for Windows Server 2008
    Windows Server Backup Step-by-Step Guide for Windows Server 2008 The Windows Server Backup feature provides a basic backup and recovery solution for computers running the Windows ServerĀ® 2008 operating system. Windows Server Backup introduces new backup and recovery technology and replaces the previous Windows Backup (Ntbackup.exe) feature that was
  • Command line and UAC
    I was looking at scheduling a complete PC backup with the task manager so that I could have the computer backup in the middle of the night automagically so I wouldnt have to worry about it. I found steps on the microsoft website on how to setup the task
  • Windows Server Backup
    Windows Server Backup The Windows Server Backup feature provides a basic backup and recovery solution for computers running the Windows ServerĀ® 2008 operating system. Windows Server Backup introduces new backup and recovery technology and replaces the previous Windows Backup (Ntbackup.exe) feature that was available with earlier versions of the
  • Ntbackup
    The ntbackup command is not available in Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008. Instead, you should use the wbadmin command and subcommands to back up and restore your computer and files from a command prompt. You cannot recover backups that you created with ntbackup by using wbadmin. However, a
  • Error message when you use the Wbadmin.exe command-line tool to recover an EFI volume on a Windows Server 2008-based computer: "Online recovery of EFI System Partition is not supported. Please try recovering from Windows Recovery
    You use the Wbadmin.exe command-line tool to recover an Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI) volume on a Windows Server 2008-based computer. However, you receive the following error message: ERROR - Online recovery of EFI System Partition is not supported. Please try recovering from Windows Recovery Environment. Back to the top
  • Checklist: Perform a Manual Backup
    Checklist: Perform a Manual Backup On a computer running Windows Server 2008, you can use the Backup Once Wizard in Windows Server Backup to create single backups of your computer. You can also create one-time backups using the Wbadmin start backup or Wbadmin start systemstatebackup commands. For syntax and