what is a system state backup

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what are the contents in system state backup
ASKED: August 12, 2008  3:54 PM
UPDATED: August 13, 2008  3:33 PM

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It is one of the key parts of the “system restore” function in windows.

More info here:

<a href=”https://usdt.livevault.com/Help-expert/CPT/system_state_bk_ovw.html”>https://usdt.livevault.com/Help-expert/CPT/system_state_bk_ovw.html</a>

In general, system state refers to the operating system patch level and configuration (like the registry for Windows), as well as the installed applications and patch levels. Basically everything but the files and databases you normally back up.

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  • Rajeev2012
    Component ---->    When this component is included in System State?
    1, Registry ----> Always
    2, COM+ Class Registration database ----> Always
    3, Boot files, including the system files ----> Always
    4, Certificate Services database ----> If it is a Certificate Services server
    5, Active Directory directory service ----> If it is a domain
    6, SYSVOL directory ----> Only if it is a domain controller
    7, Cluster service information ----> If it is within a cluster
    8, IIS Metadirectory ----> If it is installed
    9, System files that are under Windows File Protection ----> Always
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