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Will long kept harddisk get corrupted by itself [duplicate]

I have a few backup hard-disk for keeping important data. These hard-disks are disconnected and kept inside computer desk drawer for most of the time (99% of time). I always believe that simply ...
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How to backup program files but not create a system image

Working with a user, want to backup the files/programs on computer. Restore the computer to its factory defaults and then restore the computers original files/programs. But I do not wants to do a ...
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How to backup RAID 0 larger than 2 T?

I have a situation. I use 2 of 1T drive as RAID 0 for C dirve. but when I make a windows image backup to a single drive , I got I/O error which means that the drive i m trying to back up can't be ...
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System Image Restore Taking Forever

I recently changed my motherboard, CPU, and power supply since my old motherboard was having some problems. I used Paragon Adaptive Restore to make Windows bootable after changing the hardware. ...
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Windows System Image generation: how is Unallocated space handled?

I am cleaning up an old Acer Aspire Revo NetTop Windows 7 mini-PC. Its Hard disk drive has three partitions: 1: OEM Recovery partition - 12GB 2: System reserved - 100MB 3: C:\ Main - ~400GB (as I ...
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34 views

I'm trying to run a batch file that test for 4 different files then based on the correct file present it runs the correct command

:: batch file to run backup @echo off setlocal set backup1=="F:\my backups\Disk_1_DataBAckup" set backup2== "F:\My backups\2_backup_data_to_disk2" set backup3=="G:\my backups\3_backup_data_to_disk3" ...
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Doesn't the SeBackupPrivilege give me right to use the backup tool in windows 7?

I have a regular user account on Windows 7 home premium that I wanted to give the user rights to perform backups, using the backup and restore tool. I tried ntrights +r SeBackupPrivilege –u ...
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Does Macrium Reflects “system partition backup” store everything? Including all installed apps, registry tweaks, user folders, etc.?

I'm asking this because I just made a backup with Macrium Reflect (free edition) of my Windows 7 install, and the resulting backup file is really small. The settings I chose were: Intelligent ...
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Robocopy “modified”

Using robocopy on Windows 8 to automate backing up several different groups of files. It labels all of them as "MODIFIED" all the time though even if I just ran it and haven't touched the files. How ...
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Windows 7 backup error 0x81000037

I had trouble backing up while repeatedly getting the error code 0x81000037. The microsoft kb acticles didn't help (nor applied to my situation). After excluding some folders for backup I got rid of ...
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Merge C and D HDDs with Windows 7

Due to hardware issues, I would like to move my installation of Windows 7 as well as the rest of the installed programs and data from my C drive (a small SSD) to my current D drive, which would then ...
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Windows Back Up

I have an external hard drive that I've used to create a manual back up by periodically copying data to it. Is it possible to set up the windows 7 back up tool to continue using this back up? Could I ...
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1answer
49 views

Mapping FTP folder LAN

I've old computer with probably Windows CE connected with LAN. I can view folder and files on old computer, by typing ftp://10.0.0.3 in explorer (windows 7). I'd like to backup folder DATA from ...
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Alternative backup for a huge files or folder [closed]

I am trying to figure it out how to backup a file that is 635 GB File Geodatabase. Backup alternative What I would like to try and compress the file and backup to external hard drive and save it ...
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Restore to existing partition layout with Todo Bakcup or other software?

I used EaseUs Todo Backup to backup and recover several computers. Every computer has only one disk. In a few cases one had an already existing partition layout as follows: 1. Windows7 boot partition ...
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Disk partition showing “Low Disk Space” but cannot delete Windows Backup files

Windows 7 desktop PC that has been using Windows Backup on a schedule. Unfortunately it has been backing up to the Recovery partition where the original factory software is located. Windows Backup has ...
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How to schedule USB drive to start only in specific days

I have backup drive, and I have configured backup in Acronis every Friday. But to minimize chance of infecting "backup drive" with virus (for ex. cryptolocker) I want drive enabled only on FRIDAY. Is ...
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73 views

Creating a Snapshot of a Windows 7 System [duplicate]

Is there a way to create a snapshot of a Windows 7 system? My goal is to be able to save the current state of my Windows 7 OS, on external storage, and be able to restore it on the same hardware in ...
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178 views

Windows Backup error: 0x81000019 - Check VSS and SPP event logs

I'm having trouble with Windows 7 Backup and Restore. Whenever I try to run a backup for myd rives, it gives me this error: Very annoying. Now I've searched for the error code, and tried ...
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41 views

Restore Windows 7 backup image to a VM

I've recently migrated a machine to Windows 8.1. Before I did so I created a system backup of my old Windows 7 configuration. My question is, can I restore this to a hyper-v VM in Windows 8? Having ...
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1answer
28 views

Lose external space on external HD

I accidentally restored windows image into one drive of my external hard disk using Ghost 1.5 CD. Now that one drive of my external hdd is full, all of the window files and the free space size and ...
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2answers
35 views

Remove Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit backup file

I upgraded from Vista Home to Windows 7 Ultimate. There is a backup file left on partition 1 which is occupying too much space. Can I manually remove a backup file without using backup/remove?
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True Image scheduling settings

I want a backup to run once a week. I want the scheme to be incremental so that only changes made since the last incremental back up or full backup will be saved. I need help with the settings for ...
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1answer
52 views

How to take backup of all the data of all the apps

I have some apps that contain information like Account summary, TO-DO list, Notes, Password saver etc. Recently I lost my cellphone so I lost all my app data as well. I don't want to lose my app data. ...
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1answer
15 views

Need help choosing backup type and options - how do the different backup strategies apply to single file?

I want to backup my journal to my external hard drive. Because of the nature of journals, I see no reason to keep an old version. In Acronis True Image 2013 how do I set it up so it's backed up once a ...
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1answer
112 views

clone bootcamp with windows 7 and install windows 8 then restore

I have mac mini (2012) in which i have installed mac os 10.8.2 and windows 7 using bootcamp. Now that i want to try windows 8 (as long as it can remain active). I decided to install windows 8 in same ...
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Backup Windows 7 settings before reinstall?

Is there any way to save these windows 7 settings: windows explorer settings, theme settings, file association, taskbar settings? Maybe some program that can do this? I know Windows 7 has Windows ...
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2answers
355 views

Restore Windows 7 system image from exFAT formatted external hard drive?

My system setup is as follows: C:\ NTFS formatted internal (SSD) boot drive (Windows 7) D:\ NTFS formatted internal data drive I:\ exFAT formatted external backup drive I periodically back up data ...
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Recover only one partition from system image

Unfortunately, I need to format my HDD and restore it later to exactly the same state it was before. My system ist like this: Windows 7 1 SSD as the Windows System drive 1 HDD as Data storage Now I ...
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45 views

How can I add a context menu item in windows 7 that could backup the selected files as zip?

I need to add a context menu item, which will open WinRAR with some args/flags and pass the filenames of those which are selected to it too. For instance, softwares like WinRAR accepts command-line ...
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2answers
99 views

Copy files *without* taking ownership

I'm manually backing up data off a hard drive that has XP installed on it, because I suspect the drive is failing. I want to copy the files, but I don't want to change the owner (or any permissions) ...
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Second hard drive isn't recognized in Windows 7

I have an old laptop that the motherboard went out of. I have 10 gigs of pictures I want to rescue so I took the HDD out and put it in my main computer. I hooked it up via a sata to USB port, and I ...
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1answer
193 views

Can't login to Windows 7 Home Premium even from safe mode and from the command prompt

I use Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit on my computer. Previously there was no problem. I have a new computer that I bought less than a year ago. I used it as usual, but when I opened it again the next ...
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1answer
364 views

1 TB WD Black WD1001FALS suddenly extremely slow

I have and internal hard drive disk, 1TB Western Digital WD Black WD1001FALS, that suddenly got really slow. It just happened as I was using my computer normally for daily tasks, with no sign of ...
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How to prevent Windows Backup from traversing junction and/or mount points?

Windows Backup and Restore has been configured to backup the system image and the users' libraries. All the drives (including the drive C:) were unchecked in the list of locations to be backed up. ...
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1answer
22 views

Restore only one partition of Windows Backup

I have a MacBook Pro with an HD partitioned. This HD was divided in two partitions: the first was about 650 GB, with OS X installed, and the second one (created with BootCamp Assistant) was about 100 ...
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1answer
224 views

How to fix boot error caused by dual-boot with Windows 7 and MacOS X Lion

I have a MacBook with an HD of 750 GB; it was partitioned in two parts: the first partition included MacOS X Lion and was about 650 GB; in the second one there was MS Windows 7, with only about 100 GB ...
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99 views

Is it Incorrect to use Copy Paste for Backup

I have a 'large' (~200 GB) music collection on my storage drive in my PC. For backup and mobile DJ purposes I keep a copy of this folder on an external USB hard drive. Any new music that I obtain goes ...
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Backup software options for a preschool [closed]

What are some options for a good file backup software? Online storage is not an option (budget). Should be free, lightweight, support scheduling, incremental backups but first and foremost offer ...
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Backup drivers for a device in Windows 7

If I can't find a driver installer on the internet when I prep for a reinstall of Windows 7, I figure if the driver is already installed, why not back it up and reinstall later? The only method I ...
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2answers
96 views

Backup folder on sometimes attached external usb harddrive

My girlfriend no longer has space her laptops drive to store her photos. The drive she has now is 750GB, so to go to a bigger drive would be expensive, as there isn't many 1.5tb 2.5 inch 9.5mm hdd on ...
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What's the best tool to use to automatically backup selected folders from Windows to my external hard drive? [closed]

I have a 1TB external hard drive and I'd like to periodically schedule backups of my "Libraries" in Windows to the external drive. I'd prefer if it could detect what files have changed and ...
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0answers
121 views

Backing up Xbox 360 USB data then using then USB drive

I have one USB drive available to me, its a 16GB Corsair which I use to save my Xbox 360 game data to. Now, I want to install OpenSUSE via a live USB, so I need to backup the data on the drive to my ...
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0answers
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Moving Win7 install to larger drive *with* boot record on wrong HDD

Quite a while ago, my boot records all got stuck on the wrong hard drive due to a botched Ubuntu install. Any attempt to fix them resulted in a "Windows can't start due to hardware changes; repair ...
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1answer
126 views

What kind of links (symbolic, hard, junction pts…) for multiple cloud backups?

Google-Drive's MS-Windows software doesn't follow links of any kind. Dropbox and Skydrive both - apparently, follow links. I am using MS-Windows7 64-bit professional edition. What I did was to move ...
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2answers
485 views

Unnamed, hidden partitions on my 500 GB HD, HP Pavilion dm4 Laptop

I have multiple doubts here. Its a Seagate 500GB 7200RPM HD. I had installed it few months back after my original Laptop HD stopped working. The current drives on my latop, as shown by the Windows ...
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281 views

Backup Remote Desktop Connection (Windows) computer entries

Is it possible to backup all entries saved in Remote Desktop Connection, which are shown next to the Computer: field? I have around 15 entries and I am about to format my computer, and would like not ...
2
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1answer
186 views

How do I manage multiple system images in Windows 7?

I want to make multiple system images, taken at different times, using only Windows 7's built-in imaging utility. I know that this can be done more conveniently with commercial utilities like Acronis ...
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Copying only the contents of a hibernated system drive, and not the raw filesystem, and then booting it back up from the copy

I had a Windows 7 system, which was hibernated. Then I took an image of the drive while it was hibernated. I'd like to restore the state of the system. I've mounted the image, which is 320gb. The ...
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Is there anything like OS X's “browse all versions” to Windows 7?

I don't mean the opposite question. And Previous Version of files isn't enough: once a day? I want more! Sure, it doesn't have to be that cute. It can look like windows. But it needs to work at ...