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Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows 2.1
User Guide


Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows is a data protection and disaster recovery solution for physical and virtual machines. Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows can be used to protect different types of computers and devices: desktops, laptops and tablets. The solution can be installed on any computer that runs the following OSes:

  • Microsoft Windows 7 SP1 or later
  • Microsoft Windows 2008 R2 SP1 or later

Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows offers a variety of features to protect your data. You can:

  • Create a Veeam Recovery Media on an external hard drive, USB flash drive, CD/DVD/BD, or create an ISO file with the Veeam Recovery Media on disk.
  • Create an entire system image backup, back up specific computer volumes or individual folders with files. Backups can be stored on an external hard drive, in a network shared folder, on a Veeam backup repository or Veeam Cloud Connect repository, as well as in Microsoft OneDrive.

In case of a disaster, you can perform the following restore operations:

  • Start the OS from the Veeam Recovery Media and use Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows and standard Microsoft Windows tools to diagnose and fix problems.
  • Perform bare-metal restore.
  • Restore necessary data from backups to its original location or a new location.

Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows integrates with Veeam Backup & Replication. Backup administrators who work with Veeam Backup & Replication can perform advanced tasks with Veeam Agent backups: restore files and disks from backups, manage Veeam Agent backup jobs or backups created with these jobs.

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User Guide

Configurator Reference

Veeam Backup & Replication Documentation

Veeam ONE Documentation

Veeam Management Pack Documentation

Veeam Agent for Linux Documentation