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Windows 7: Backup error


02 Jun 2011   #1

Windows7 ultimate 32bits
 
 
Backup error

Let me begin by saying hi to everyone.
My computer specs that I typed in last night was changed today. I previously had windows ultamate 64bit but it is changed to 32bit. I was doing my first backup after installation and had this error. "The system cannot find the file specified. (0x80070002))" can someone tell me how to fix this? I am very new to windows7.
Thanks in advance to your replies.


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02 Jun 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 X64 (Windows 10, 8.1, Linux Mint, Windows XP and others in VM)
 
 

Truthfully, it could mean several things. There should be a log or error button that will tell you what the error is. It happened to me once and it was simply a folder I had changed, everything else was backed up.

And also, welcome to the forums.
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03 Jun 2011   #3

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

As essenbe says it is often caused by deleting or moving a folder that is defined in the backup since it was configured. The solution to this is to go through the backup configuration procedure again.

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03 Jun 2011   #4

Windows7 ultimate 32bits
 
 

Just want to say....Problem solved. I went into registry and deleted profile path and run backup again and all is well.
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03 Jun 2011   #5

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Excellent news mag357.
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03 Jun 2011   #6
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 X64 (Windows 10, 8.1, Linux Mint, Windows XP and others in VM)
 
 

Glad to know your problem is solved. Thanks for letting us know.
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03 Jun 2011   #7

Windows7 ultimate 32bits
 
 

You guys are welcome. Great site!!!!!!!!
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03 Jun 2011   #8
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 X64 (Windows 10, 8.1, Linux Mint, Windows XP and others in VM)
 
 

Thanks, and don't be a stranger. Also, there is a great section of tutorials on this site. Just click the tutorials at the top of the page. You will read them and be amazed at some of the things you can do with windows 7. Most of us came here to learn or resolve a problem and stayed. If you ask most of the regulars they will tell you they have learned more from this site than anywhere. So, stick around, you'll learn some things.
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03 Jun 2011   #9

Windows7 ultimate 32bits
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by essenbe View Post
Thanks, and don't be a stranger. Also, there is a great section of tutorials on this site. Just click the tutorials at the top of the page. You will read them and be amazed at some of the things you can do with windows 7. Most of us came here to learn or resolve a problem and stayed. If you ask most of the regulars they will tell you they have learned more from this site than anywhere. So, stick around, you'll learn some things.
Thanks and I sure will stick around.
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