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15 Oct 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit.

Hi admin , Im Gerald from the phil's

I got this annoying problem. please help me to fix this "INSERT REMOVABLE MEDIA ERROR"
BTW, here's another picture ..

PLEASE HELP me . thanks in advance god blessyou sir

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15 Oct 2012   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Gerald, and welcome to Seven Forums. :)

Unfortunately, turning off the "Windows Backup" message is only to stop the message to remind you about setting up or creating a backup. It's not going to stop this error message.

What is the full message when you click on the "INSERT REMOVABLE MEDIA ERROR" link from the notification area?

If this is for Windows Backup, then you'll need to either turn off the automatic backup schedule and create one manually when you have you removable media connected, or leave the removable media connected.

Hope this helps for now,
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16 Oct 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit.

Hi shawn ,

thank you for your help but im worried that im too stupid in TROUBLESHOOTING about
my COMPUTER. hahaha . so to be honest i dont know how to follow your next instruction ahahahaha.

here it is ..

Thank you for your patience.
Please help me what to do with this. GODBLESS :)
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16 Oct 2012   #4

64-bit Windows 10 Pro


It seems like either the drive letter may have been changed or you do not have the correct removable media connected that you set your backup to be saved to when it runs automatically on a schedule. When the backup runs, it seems that it can't find the drive that you set it to be saved to, and giving you this error.

What is the full message when you click on the Insert removable media (Important) link from the notification area on your taskbar?

What does it say when you click on the Options button?

Do you have the drive that you set to save your backups to connected, and turned on if it's an external HDD?

Look in your Backup and Restore window like below to see what drive letter it is set to save the backup to, then check to see if the drive letter for the drive you have connected to save it to is the same or not. For example, mine is set for my Test D: drive.


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17 Oct 2012   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit.

Actually sir . i Dont have any plans to BACKUP anything ..
it was just a MISS CLICK meaning a stupid mistake . i was just too curious that
i click each of one POP UPS and i guess i messed up

Here's your request . I hope this will CLEAR any questions from you . Thanks for helping..


i just want this BACKUP shit problem to stop . Please help me to do that.
BTW, i thnk this problem made my DVD WRITER/READER broken. Its not
functioning anymore. Zzz.
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17 Oct 2012   #6

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Yep, that was the issue. You had backups set to run automatically on a schedule and be saved to a CD/DVD drive. Since the CD/DVD drive is empty when the scheduled time to run the backup approached, that's why you are getting the "Insert removable media" error. It was just wanting you to insert a blank unformatted CD/DVD so it could do the backup.

No problem. Doing this below will stop all of this for you. :)

You can click on the Turn off schedule link to stop backups from being automatically created. The tutorial below can help show you more on how to if needed.

Backup Files Schedule - Turn On or Off
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22 Oct 2012   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit.

Hi mr shawn ! Good day ! This tutorial didn't work . My computer still have the same problem ..
is there any other Option .?

BTW , i didnt follow the OPTION #2 because i really dont want to BACKUP FILES . as ive said before it was just a miss click
I want to cancel the process , please help me

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22 Oct 2012   #8

W7, W8.1

Maybe worth a look in Task Scheduler > Microsoft > Windows > Windowsbackup
All set to disabled?

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22 Oct 2012   #9

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Odd, turning off the backup schedule using OPTION ONE didn't stop it from creating backups??

Backup Files Schedule - Turn On or Off

If not, then disabling the WindowsBackup tasks in the middle pane as 4wd posted above should stop it.
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25 Oct 2012   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit.


Hi , 4wd . I cant find Microsoft from the Task scheduer (
Thanks for you patience guys ..

btw, Heres my screenie ..

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