Subject Re: AW: [firebird-support] Upgrade Firebird and Change PC-System
Author Ann W. Harrison
Thomas Steinmaurer wrote:
> Hello Olaf,
>> Database "D:\Interbase\TEST.gdb"
> If you are running Firebird on Windows XP with the Windows System
> Restore feature enabled, don't use .gdb as file extension.

Microsoft uses the .gdb extension on a class of system files
that are backed up when they're opened. If a file with a .gdb
extension is several gigabytes rather than the expected few
hundred bytes, the backup takes a long time.

Good Luck,