Retrospect Compatibility with Microsoft Windows 7
Retrospect 7.6 and earlier does not support Windows 7.
Retrospect 7.6 and earlier is not able to successfully back up and restore an entire Windows 7 OS locally or as a client. Retrospect 8 for Mac is also not able to successfully back up and restore an entire Windows 7 client. Individual data files backed up with Retrospect can be restored. However, restoring an entire Windows 7 computer with Retrospect will leave the computer in a non-bootable state.
The following Retrospect configurations are unsupported:
Retrospect 7.6 and earlier for Windows running on Windows 7
Retrospect 7.6 and earlier for Windows backing up a Windows 7 client
Retrospect 8 and earlier for Mac backing up a Windows 7 client
Last Update: 14 February, 2012