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I set up backup when I installed Windows 7 a long time ago and now I can't change its settings.

server execution failed 0x8008005

Google gives me nothing.

I removed the USB (E:) to see if it's a USB issue but still have the same error.


Edit: After much searching I've found that Microsoft knows about this and hasn't been able to solve it yet:

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You should put your edit as an answer. And if no one else has come up with a solution in a couple of days you can accept your own answer. –  Nifle Mar 3 '12 at 18:21
    
Here are the registry locations for Windows backup, should be able to delete some of them to solve the issue...msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/… –  Moab Mar 4 '12 at 1:14

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Here are the registry locations for Windows backup, should be able to delete some of them to solve the issue

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsBackup

Basically you are deleting 3 sub keys:

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Security enter image description here
Status enter image description here
Which should leave it looking like this when done enter image description here

Tutorial here

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Might be related to this COM error...support.microsoft.com/kb/870655 –  Moab Mar 6 '12 at 0:28
    
Or you have a Security Program interfering with Backup, perform a clean boot, then try backup....helpdeskgeek.com/windows-7/perform-a-clean-boot-in-windows-7 –  Moab Mar 6 '12 at 0:31

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