If you have attempted to restore legacy Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 backups on Windows 7  and Windows Server 2008 R2,  you would have been unabled to until now.  

Microsoft has now released an update for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 to enable the restoration of backups made on Windows XP and Windows Server 2003.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=a71845fd-4496-439c-ab31-be73498ad3fe

This update complements a previous update from Microsoft for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista which also enabled the restoration of backups made on Windows XP and Windows Server 2003.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=7da725e2-8b69-4c65-afa3-2a53107d54a7

Posted by markparris

Microsoft MVP - Enterprise mobility.

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