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Forum: Backup and Restore 29 Jul 2012
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Posted By DavidGiul
Thanks, yes the G:\New folder\C\Users\David...

Thanks, yes the G:\New folder\C\Users\David folder is a copy. When I tried to do the restore initially, there were over 800 files that were skipped. The restore prompt recomended trying a new...
Forum: Backup and Restore 29 Jul 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 2,671
Posted By DavidGiul
Brink, I'm a little dense..if the drive letter is...

Brink, I'm a little dense..if the drive letter is the external drive and I'm not backing up on the external drive, doen't that defeat the purpose of having the external drive?
Forum: Backup and Restore 28 Jul 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 2,671
Posted By DavidGiul
Brink, No I didn't change the default...

Brink,

No I didn't change the default location. When setting up the backup the two options listed are to backup to either the E: drive (CD) or the G: external drive. How should it be set up?
Forum: Backup and Restore 27 Jul 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 2,671
Posted By DavidGiul
This was interesting - I just ran the backup to...

This was interesting - I just ran the backup to see if it was running properly. Here is the message I got:

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Forum: Backup and Restore 27 Jul 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 2,671
Posted By DavidGiul
Ah, I do see a system image (D) created on...

Ah, I do see a system image (D) created on 7-12-2012. Does that help? Also I re read the backup settings. Using the "Recommended settings" it does say that personal files & folders are included. As...
Forum: Backup and Restore 27 Jul 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 2,671
Posted By DavidGiul
Shawn, no I'm not sure. I followed the prompts...

Shawn, no I'm not sure. I followed the prompts when setting up the Windows backup. I assumed all folders were being backed up.
Forum: Backup and Restore 27 Jul 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 2,671
Posted By DavidGiul
Hi Shawn, Thank you for the response. I...

Hi Shawn,

Thank you for the response. I went through 19 backup sets. Still could not find any files that I am looking for. These are mainly word docs I created in Microsoft Office.
Forum: Backup and Restore 27 Jul 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 2,671
Posted By DavidGiul
Back up is called: G:David-PC\Backup Set...

Back up is called: G:David-PC\Backup Set 2012=06-30 111304
Forum: Backup and Restore 27 Jul 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 2,671
Posted By DavidGiul
Personal files missing from backup

I backed up using an external drive prior to resetting HP desktop to factory settings.
When I tried to restore the files I couldn't find them in any of the libraries. Where did they go? I did...
Forum: Backup and Restore 24 Jul 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,310
Posted By DavidGiul
I did restore to a new location as you suggested....

I did restore to a new location as you suggested. While I could find the files, the folders in them were empty. I don't know if they didn't get included in the backup. Looked in the 2 backups that...
Forum: Backup and Restore 24 Jul 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,310
Posted By DavidGiul
I will give that a try. Thanks.

I will give that a try. Thanks.
Forum: Backup and Restore 24 Jul 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,310
Posted By DavidGiul
Can you recommend a location to restore to?

Can you recommend a location to restore to?
Forum: Backup and Restore 24 Jul 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,310
Posted By DavidGiul
Simply to move the word, music and picture files...

Simply to move the word, music and picture files I created to their respective libraries.
Forum: Backup and Restore 24 Jul 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,310
Posted By DavidGiul
I have no idea. I tried initially to restore...

I have no idea. I tried initially to restore to"original location". When that didn't seem to work, I tried a new location that I just guessed. That didn't work, so I'm not sure where to try next?
Forum: Backup and Restore 24 Jul 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,310
Posted By DavidGiul
Hi kado897. To clarify, I did reinstall a number...

Hi kado897. To clarify, I did reinstall a number of the programs ie, Microsoft Office, iTunes, prior to the restore.
Forum: Backup and Restore 24 Jul 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,310
Posted By DavidGiul
After the restore, the screen message reads in...

After the restore, the screen message reads in part "some files were skipped, try a new location". Also in viewing the link to view the skipped files (there are 500-800 files) in notepad. It reads...
Forum: Backup and Restore 20 Jul 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,310
Posted By DavidGiul
Backup Files

Victor, thank you. I'll keep trying.
Forum: Backup and Restore 18 Jul 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,310
Posted By DavidGiul
Victor, thank you for the reply. Attached are...

Victor, thank you for the reply. Attached are screen shots of the steps I took to create the backup. Also, the last screen is what I see when I look at what is in the backup file on the external...
Forum: Backup and Restore 17 Jul 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,310
Posted By DavidGiul
Trouble moving backup files from external drive to computer

Thank you for the reply. Here is more detail on the backup. I used the backup through the control panel prior to the retore.After the restore I went back to the control panel. when asked "Where do...
Forum: Backup and Restore 17 Jul 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 2,310
Posted By DavidGiul
Trouble moving backup files from external drive to computer

I backed up using an external drive prior to resetting HP desktoop to factory settings.

When I tried to restore the files I couldn't find them in any of the libraries. Where did they go? I did...
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