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Error code 0x8004240f occurs when you use a volume that is larger than 2 TB as backup storage in Windows Server 2008

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SYMPTOMS
In Windows Server 2008, when you use a volume that is larger than 2 terabytes (TB) for backup storage, Windows Server Backup fails and you receive the following Error code:
0x8004240f
CAUSE
This issue occurs because Windows Server Backup always initializes disks by using a master boot record (MBR).
RESOLUTION
This issue is fixed in Windows 2008 Service Pack 2.
WORKAROUND
To work around this problem, re-create the backup storage volume to be less than 2TB.
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Article ID: 960023 - Last Review: 10/07/2009 23:32:48 - Revision: 2.0

Windows Server 2008 Enterprise, Windows Server 2008 Datacenter, Windows Server 2008 Standard without Hyper-V, Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-Based Systems, Windows Server 2008 Enterprise without Hyper-V, Windows Server 2008 Datacenter without Hyper-V, Windows Server 2008 Standard

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