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Windows 7: Initial Backup fails Isufficient Storage

16 Oct 2012   #1
amoll

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
Initial Backup fails Isufficient Storage

I am running Windows 7 Home Premium. On C:\ 83.5 GB space used, on G:\ (external drive) 930 GB free. The initial Windows Backup up failed 'Insufficient Storage', Exception Code 0x8100009.

This also occurred when I tried to backup to D:\ 395 GB free.

Any ideas?


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16 Oct 2012   #2
Victor S

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by amoll View Post
I am running Windows 7 Home Premium. On C:\ 83.5 GB space used, on G:\ (external drive) 930 GB free. The initial Windows Backup up failed 'Insufficient Storage', Exception Code 0x8100009.

This also occurred when I tried to backup to D:\ 395 GB free.

Any ideas?
If you have "system" files on any drive besides the C the Win 7 backup will also attempt to back up that drive.
If you had system backup checked when you tried to back up the D, same deal.
If none of that applies, I suggest trying out the free Macrium Reflect
See whs's article and get his Macrium WinPE ISO. It works.
A quick google of that error tells me you may be better off taking that easy path.
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