Two Links you can't if you having problem restoring exchange database using Recovery Storage Groups and Backup Exec 11d. http://briandesmond.com/blog/backup-exec-exchange-2003-bug-workaround/ http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824126 Inside these two links, these are the two registry key that you should look into: If you do not want to restore data to the Recovery Storage Group and you do not want to delete the Recovery Storage Group, create the Recovery SG Override value in the following registry key, and then set the value to 1: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \System \CurrentControlSet \Services \MSExchangeIS \ParametersSystem To create and configure the Recovery SG Override registry value: 1. Click Start, and then click Run. 2. In the Open box, type regedit, and then click OK. 3. Locate and then click the following registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \System \CurrentControlSet \Services \MSExchangeIS \ParametersSystem 4. On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click DWORD Value.