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Windows 7: Norton 360 backup drive disappears

07 Nov 2009   #1

Windows 7 SP1 x64
 
 
Norton 360 backup drive disappears

I just installed Norton 360 trial and setup a backup on my second partion(D)
of my WD 640 GB.

But when i access the Norton Backup Drive through My computer the window disappears and the drive vanishes!

So am i doing something wrong or should i try Norton Internet Security?

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07 Nov 2009   #2

Win7 Build 7600 x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ratePV View Post
I just installed Norton 360 trial and setup a backup on my second partion(D)
of my WD 640 GB.

But when i access the Norton Backup Drive through My computer the window disappears and the drive vanishes!

So am i doing something wrong or should i try Norton Internet Security?
NIS doesn't have backup functionality.

But what do you mean by "the Norton backup Drive"?
Does it make a separate partition, like Acronis Secure Zone or something?
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07 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7 SP1 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SquonkSC View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ratePV View Post
I just installed Norton 360 trial and setup a backup on my second partion(D)
of my WD 640 GB.

But when i access the Norton Backup Drive through My computer the window disappears and the drive vanishes!

So am i doing something wrong or should i try Norton Internet Security?
NIS doesn't have backup functionality.

But what do you mean by "the Norton backup Drive"?
Does it make a separate partition, like Acronis Secure Zone or something?
I did say Norton 360.

It has one

It makes a separate folder in My Computer with a link to backup's from all drives.

I'll post screenshot later, im currently re-installing it
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07 Nov 2009   #4

Windows 7 SP1 x64
 
 

Here you go!

Norton 360 backup drive disappears-norton-360bup.jpg


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07 Nov 2009   #5

Windows 7 SP1 x64
 
 

And yes it only disappears when i access the drive where the backup is stored

Norton 360 backup drive disappears-norton-360bup1.jpg


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07 Nov 2009   #6

Win7 Build 7600 x86
 
 

[quote=ratePV;363169]
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SquonkSC View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ratePV View Post
I just installed Norton 360 trial and setup a backup on my second partion(D)
of my WD 640 GB.

But when i access the Norton Backup Drive through My computer the window disappears and the drive vanishes!

So am i doing something wrong or should i try Norton Internet Security?
NIS doesn't have backup functionality.

But what do you mean by "the Norton backup Drive"?
Does it make a separate partition, like Acronis Secure Zone or something?
Quote:
I did say Norton 360.
I was referring to your question in the other thread, where you asked if it would be better to switch to NIS.

I think it should work the way you set it up, but I can't really give you any help because I never used 360.

But I'm sure others will be able to help you. (I hope)

Good luck.
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07 Nov 2009   #7

Windows 7 SP1 x64
 
 

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07 Nov 2009   #8

Win7 Build 7600 x86
 
 

Seems to be a bug, but that's good because then there's nothing wrong with your setup, and a fix will be made soon. (i hope)

Good luck
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07 Nov 2009   #9

Windows 7 SP1 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SquonkSC View Post
Seems to be a bug, but that's good because then there's nothing wrong with your setup, and a fix will be made soon. (i hope)

Good luck

I hope it's a bug (and that my drive and setup is OK)

Thanks!

Until then i have disabled it
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07 Nov 2009   #10

Windows 7 SP1 x64
 
 

Wow whats up with my card reader?

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