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Windows 7: Files skipped during backup

29 Jun 2011   #1

Windows 7 X64 Professional
 
 
Files skipped during backup

I run backup once a week. I have never had any trouble before. However, today upon completion, I get the message "The backup completed but some files were skipped."

When I clicked on "View skipped files" this is what I got:

Code:
Backup encountered a problem while backing up file C:\Users\Mcx1-WINDOWS7DESKTOP\Contacts. Error:(The system cannot find the file specified. (0x80070002))
Backup encountered a problem while backing up file C:\Users\Mcx1-WINDOWS7DESKTOP\Searches. Error:(The system cannot find the file specified. (0x80070002))
So, 2 files that can't be found? Anybody know what I should do?

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29 Jun 2011   #2

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate: x64 (SP1)
 
 

Hello Bug!

To me it doesn't look like something serious to be honest.
I'd just ignore it unless you think you'll need it.

Best Regards,
FredeGail
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29 Jun 2011   #3

Windows 7 X64 Professional
 
 

Yeah, right. Backup is not finishing correctly and I'm supposed to ignore it?
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29 Jun 2011   #4

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate: x64 (SP1)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bug67 View Post
Yeah, right. Backup is not finishing correctly and I'm supposed to ignore it?
Could be some leftover file for something not supporting during the backup.
Everything is possible.

Best Regards,
FredeGail
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29 Jun 2011   #5

Windows 7 X64 Professional
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FredeGail View Post
Could be some leftover file for something not supporting during the backup.
Everything is possible.

Best Regards,
FredeGail
OK. So, how do I fix backup to where these files aren't looked for any longer and I quit getting the error message?
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29 Jun 2011   #6

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate: x64 (SP1)
 
 

This is the exceptions for backups:

Files skipped during backup-backup-exceptions.png

You can choose to back up individual folders, libraries, or drives in the backup settings.

Best Regards,
FredeGail


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29 Jun 2011   #7

Windows 7 X64 Professional
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FredeGail View Post
You can choose to back up individual folders, libraries, or drives in the backup settings.

Best Regards,
FredeGail
Thank you. It was set to "let Windows decide." When I set it to backup just the files/folders I wanted, everything worked just fine.
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29 Jun 2011   #8

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate: x64 (SP1)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bug67 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FredeGail View Post
You can choose to back up individual folders, libraries, or drives in the backup settings.

Best Regards,
FredeGail
Thank you. It was set to "let Windows decide." When I set it to backup just the files/folders I wanted, everything worked just fine.
That's great news!
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