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Windows 7: MS Backup keeps failing. I do not understand the error Messages.

17 Jun 2018   #1
Mike Lynch

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
MS Backup keeps failing. I do not understand the error Messages.

Is my C:\ the problem?
If it is, is there a way to resolve this error.
Please help me understand what I need to do.
I have attached the messages I was presented.




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17 Jun 2018   #2
Ranger4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1
 
 

Perhaps you should select another back up program. Windows 7 back up is known for it's problems & reliability issues. Most Forum members here prefer Macrium Reflect free & it can be downloaded from the following website.

Macrium Software | Macrium Reflect Free
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18 Jun 2018   #3
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

There is a max size for vhd as it is mbr based.

If you are trying to backup files/folders you can use one of many free programs.

Aomei backupper will do both image backups ( disks\partitions) and file\folder backups.

Download Free Windows Backup Software

Alternatively you can use Replicator, just for file\folder backups. Replicator uses the zip format for backups so it is easy to access contents without 3rd party tools

ptreplicator-setup.zip


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18 Jun 2018   #4
Mike Lynch

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

I had Acronis, the Western Digital version on my PC. I did not realize it did Backup and Restore functions. I tried them both and they worked. It was the free version. Thanks again for the feedback.
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