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  1. girmaelu

    Failed to open files after formating

    Last time I upgraded my pc from win 7 into win 10. I made a complete formating by taking a backup of my files into an external drive. then when I try to restore files but any of those files are opening. Please help me to continue my usual tasks.
  2. derekthecat

    Setting up a RAID 1

    I have a Promise Pegasus R4 which I'm using as an external RAID drive. It's 4 x 2TB drives being used as an 8TB array (ie saving randomly across all 4 drives). I want to set it up as 2 x 4TB drives. One which backs up to/mirrors the other. I can't make any sense of the instruction manual. Can...
  3. T

    Solved Deleting Extra Windows Folder

    Last month my husband got a new Windows 10 machine - a HP Business Desktop. Old computer video card went bad, and computer was XP vintage - so tech guy just removed the hard drive from the old machine and installed it in the new machine. So now the machine has a D drive which is the new...
  4. A

    Iphone messagees dissapearing

    So I opened my phone this morning, and ALL my messages and notes were gone. Not deleted, just not there. I tried what the internet told me to do, turn it on and off, enter your email passwords again in settings, switch MMS and imessage off and on, ect. But no dice. The funny thing is that when I...
  5. B

    Windows 7 64 bit fails during backup with "shadow copy issue

    I'm running Win 7 64 bit PC. - http://speccy.piriform.com/results/LIsZFKtSgjoD2CDS2SQmO8W I can't create a system restore image or simple backup. I've been following this help thread but still can't get it to work. Please advise...
  6. B

    Best practice - Backup strategies but 1 size doesn't fit all

    Hello TSGs. I need some recommendations for a backup strategy that includes archiving family photos and just my on-going PC that I work on in my home office. Agreed rules: 1) Yes, I'm going to buy Backblaze as my off-site backup method. 2) I need a software recco for on-site backup. Do I...
  7. V

    Advice pls Installing & Using LTO tape drives on Windows 7

    Hi I have many TB of video and audio files that need to be backed up. Up until now I have been using external hard drives, however this is now getting silly, not to mention expensive. I have started to look at tape based solutions, but cannot find any advice on using these with consumer...
  8. G

    Solved System Image Backup to Flash Drive in Window 7

    1. Instead of backing up my system to an external harddrive, I want to back it up to a 128GB flash drive. I have formatted the flash drive to NTFS standards. When I run Windows Backup, the program gives only two choices: backup to harddrive or backup to DVD. How can I trick the system to...
  9. P

    Hard Drive Backup Option?

    Hi, I was wondering if there are any programs out there that offer backups of hard drives and if so, what are the steps to do this? Tech Specs: OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8250U CPU @ 1.60GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 142 Stepping 10 Processor...
  10. M

    Restoring a windows partition - switching drive letters and

    Hello, due to a recent Windows 8.1 update, my boot partition C: was rendered unusable. Luckily, I had a backup from a month ago on an external drive. I tried restoring it by Easeus ToDo backup, but it got stuck at 68% several times. I managed to salvage all the data from the backup by partial...
  11. T

    Harddrive backup

    I'm working on a file management and back up project. I have two very large drives, we can call them A & B for the purposes of this thread, with thousands of images and video. Both A & B have the same images for the most part, but A has some that B doesn't and vice versa. I'm working on file...
  12. P

    How can I backup the BootManager configuration Just in Case!

    I just read a post here from someone who lost their BootManager config, and it reminds me of when I went through that.... Went through it for some unknown reason..? I don't want to do it again, if it can be avoided. MS Office 2007 Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4 OS Version...
  13. G

    Solved Differential backup fails

    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2 OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G2030 @ 3.00GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 58 Stepping 9 Processor Count: 2 RAM: 3967 Mb Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, 1791 Mb Hard...
  14. M

    How do I back up folders containing symbolic links?

    Apparently... I want to back up a (parent) folder & sub-folders which all contain symbolic links. I don't want to back up the target folders to which the links point (several TBs of data!), I want to back up the path information. There are some two thousand symbolic links in all, which I had to...
  15. mohittomar13

    Solved Unable to restore Windows Image Backup

    Hi.. My HDD died a couple of days ago and I received a new HDD from my laptop's manufacturer (Dell - Laptop 3568 Vostro). Fortunately I made a system image before the HDD failed (just after installing windows and drivers- the other backup i tried to make after HDD failure didn't work). I tried...
  16. mohittomar13

    Solved Imaging a faulty HDD to backup image to new replacement HDD

    My hdd is faulty and can fail anytime, it is also confirmed by the Dell Support Executive. Dell's SupporAssist application was also giving me notifications about my failing HDD from quite sometime now. They had dispatched a new HDD for replacing the faulty one so we are good. But the problem is...
  17. A

    Reset PC, backed up hard drive not working

    Hi, I backed up my PC to a Seagate external hard drive before I wiped the PC clean. I then tried to restore the files from the external drive but they do not appear in file explorer. I've gone into disk management and the primary partition is visible, but ""drive letters and paths" as an option...
  18. TheGreatKaito

    Solved Differential backup vs Incremental backup

    So , I have been using AOMEI Backupper [Standard free version] for the past 10 days to backup my partition data to my new hard disk, nothing new there. I took a image of my 3 partitions[about 750 GB] and set it to incremental backup[schedule] for every day. Now ,I have a basic understanding of...
  19. J

    Intel NAS INNS04-4200

    Hi I'm new here and only getting into computer things and I was trying to set up a backup NAS to use with my windows & Mac computers. Mostly Mac. I bought a Intel NAS online and was told it was working perfect and would work with mac. After spending ages finally finding the drivers on Intel...
  20. N

    Old non-OS storage drive install on new build?

    Hi, So I am building a new computer tomorrow and I am installing a new SSD drive for my OS to run on. I currently have a 1TB storage drive with backed up photo's and photography program's (not installed to the computer) on my computer now. My question is can I take the storage drive from my old...
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