Windows 7 forum: Help, my windows 7 won't do a backup.

by: dngeis October 26, 2010 2:55 PM PDT

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Help, my windows 7 won't do a backup.

by dngeis - 10/26/10 2:55 PM

On my new Compaq laptop with Windows 7 I was able to do auto backups on a regular basis. Now all of a sudden it will not do a complete backup. My backups were going to an external Iomega hard drive. At one point using the HP maintenance program it did tell me I had some corrupted files on the C drive. I have tried using restore to correct the corrupted file problem and it isn't letting go back that far to try and correct the problem. If I try to run a backup my external drive looks like it is receiving some files and then it just spins forever and I can't eject it. I was wondering would it be wise for me to delete the existing backup on my external drive & then try a new backup? HELP

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