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Windows 7: How to remove old backups from Simple Save

13 Mar 2013   #11
mitchell65

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

What don't you understand? I asked you "How many hard drives have you got?" and you replied: "1 hard drive". Then you mention "an external backup device (hard drive)". So I conlude you have two hard drives not one as you stated!
What files are in the folder "C:\Restored Files"?
I have delved more into this and now understand that what you have is a dedicated Simple Save external hard drive! Is this the case? If so it would have been helpful if you had said so in the first place hence my reference to a crystal ball!
Can you open that device to show the folder and file structure? If so please post a screenshot here showing all of the file structure.
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EDIT: For other memebrs looking at this topic. I am aware that what I refer to above as " a dedicated Simple Save external hard drive" is in fact just a normal external USB hard drive with HP's backup utility pre installed!


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13 Mar 2013   #12
emess18

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

This snapshot is of OrangeCD, a music library program that I had to restore when I bought a new computer. It is the all that is in the restored files.


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13 Mar 2013   #13
mitchell65

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

But I asked you to open the C:/Restored Files folder. Can you do that please and post a screenshot?
Edit: While you are doing that can you also double click on that "G" drive that shows in your last screenshot and post the folder/files strucure in that. See if there is a folder named "Restored Files"?
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