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Windows 7: Backup error: Server execution failed (0x80080005)

14 Feb 2010   #61
Cavsfan

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Ubuntu 10.04 x64
 
 

in c:\windows\logs\windowsbackup\ there are some log files in .etl format
Is there anyway to read these and are they useful? It creates one each time I
try to create a backup; the last one is named WindowsBackup.1.etl (384 KB)
and the last time I tried to create a system image there is one called
SystemImage.4.etl (896 KB)

Are these log files useful in determining what my problem is?

I absolutely loathe doing a fresh install. I had that Dell with XP Pro for 10 years and never needed to do any re-installation.

Thank you


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14 Feb 2010   #62
computersplus

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

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14 Feb 2010   #63
computersplus

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

are you making an image of the whole drive or just files?
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14 Feb 2010   #64
computersplus

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

also do you have any ZIP type programs installed
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14 Feb 2010   #65
computersplus

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

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14 Feb 2010   #66
Cavsfan

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Ubuntu 10.04 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by computersplus View Post
Never was any good at reading dumps in HEX.
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14 Feb 2010   #67
Cavsfan

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Ubuntu 10.04 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by computersplus View Post
are you making an image of the whole drive or just files?
I have Home Premium 64 bit. I believe it only backs up documents, etc. per user.
I could create a system image and a repair disk also.
But backup and system image gives the same error I (0x80080005).



Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by computersplus View Post
also do you have any ZIP type programs installed
Yes I have one.
Thanks
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14 Feb 2010   #68
computersplus

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

have a look at the gpedit.msc and make sure something has not got you blocked

what happens if you leave the USB backup drive disconnected and try to set backup

what ZIP program?
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14 Feb 2010   #69
Cavsfan

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Ubuntu 10.04 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by computersplus View Post
When I run the gpedit.msc, it gets this error with a big red circled X:
MMC could not create the snap-in.
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14 Feb 2010   #70
computersplus

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

check in control panel admin tools task scheduler microsoft-windows-windows backup and delete any scheduled backup tasks

I forgot you have Home version never mind gpedit.msc
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