BMR utility - x360Recover

x360Recover Frequently Asked Questions: x360Recover BDR

Written By Tami Sutcliffe (Super Administrator)

Updated at March 21st, 2024

Bare metal restore (BMR)  is the process of recovering an entire protected system image to a new device, either physical or virtual.

Need more information about performing a bare metal restore with Axcient's x360Recover?

Learn how to perform a bare metal restore from an appliance, from a Direct-to-Cloud local cache or from an exported virtual disk image (VDI); Details include common steps, recovery tips and troubleshooting options

Where do I find the Axcient tools to perform BMR? 

The Axcient x360Recover Bare Metal Restore utility is a Linux Live CD for performing system recovery, diagnostics, troubleshooting, and general digital forensics. 

The x360Recover Bare Metal Restore utility supports both legacy MBR and modern UEFI system architecture and contains:

  • A wizard to help you recover protected systems from an x360Recover appliance or vault, directly back onto your replacement hardware. Protected systems may be recovered onto either physical or virtual machine hardware.
  • Driver Injector which helps inject critical device drivers into an offline Windows operating system to allow it to boot properly after it has been recovered to dissimilar hardware.

Also included in the x360Recover Bare Metal Restore utility are tools for:

  • disk partition recovery and editing 
  • file system repair
  • antivirus scanning
  • offline Windows registry editing
  • disk cloning and imaging

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