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Windows 7: Formatting while reinstalling Windows 7

09 Apr 2011   #11
theog

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When you restore your backup, you should recieve a warning of bad files.


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17 Apr 2011   #12
ThumperSD

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The thing is that I dont use Windows' system restore/backup. I only do a backup of my media files with SyncBack onto my external HDD. These files are accessible on my external HDD after the backup. It's pretty much the same thing as copying and pasting the files so the files are not put together in one file like Windows' backup does.

When I transferred these files back to my internal HDD after the format, it never gave me any warning.
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19 Apr 2011   #13
ThumperSD

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Bump
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19 Apr 2011   #14
gregrocker

 

So what is the exact problem?
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21 Apr 2011   #15
ThumperSD

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ThumperSD View Post
Would a bad drive damage the files that I already have on it? I do a backup of my drive weekly but if I am moving a bad file to a good drive, wouldn't it stay damaged? Not really sure how that works.
Would like to get those questions answered
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22 Apr 2011   #16
theog

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Answered in post 11.

Would you like to answer post 14.
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