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Windows 7: failed back up with new western digital 3tb external hdd

15 Jan 2014   #1

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failed back up with new western digital 3tb external hdd

I have a failing pc. Tried to back up to new western digital 3tb drive but it won't let me. I have an Xp os that I upgraded to win 7 ultimate. I reformatted per some other forums but still no. It says the back up could not be performed because of an I/O device error. Any help would be appreciated.

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10 Mar 2014   #2

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

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