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Is there a tool that allows you to view the contents of a backup file other then the windows backup utility? I just need to confirm the modified dates on curtain files to confirm that the backup is working correctly.

EDIT: BTW I'm not looking for a recovery tool possibly something free. If you Goolge it there is a ton of recovery tools.

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you could download systools-ms backup recovery software-it has a trial period and will let you see in side a system backup that does not open with the normal ms backup and restore,up to you-the free ones should also let you see in side, you dont have to restore. edit-they have the-ntbackup restore utilities-at microsoft xp help this the microsoft fix and will for free open and restore all data,etc.

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seems like the best chance –  jer.salamon Sep 18 '10 at 0:00

Most of the recovery software for BKF files allow you to extract the contents, then you could verify dates.

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I figured as much but they all cost money, the edit kinda explains that... –  jer.salamon Aug 5 '10 at 19:22

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