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Disabling information alerts in Backup Exec for NT/2000 v8.x (TTID #84)

Author: Travis   Views: 10,877 /  Created: January 14, 2002
Symptom: You open up Backup Exec and it always has the informational alerts popping up.

Solution: To automatically respond to the alerts complete the following.
1. Stop All Backup Exec Services from Services in the Control Panel.
2. Run regedit from Start | Run.
3. Find the following registry key.

Registry Editor
Key: [HKEY_Local_Machine/Software/Veritas/Backup Exec/Server/]
Value Name: Use Default Info Alert Timeout Flag
Data Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 0

4. You Need to switch the value from 0 to 1.
5. Find the following registry key.

Registry Editor
Key: [HKEY_Local_Machine/Software/Veritas/Backup Exec/Server/]
Value Name: Default Info Alert Timeout
Data Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 4320

6: You need to change the value to 1 to specify a time out of 1 minute before the program automatically responds to the informational alert.

Regedit [HKEY_Local_Machine/Software/Veritas/Backup Exec/Server/]



Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.

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