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Backup error even with lots of diskspace

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by rarodrig, Feb 11, 2003.

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  1. rarodrig

    rarodrig Thread Starter

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    I have two PC networked together, a win98 and a XP.

    I tried to backup the win98 (6G HDD) to the XP, which has a 60G HDD after an hour and about 5 G of progress I get a message that there's not enough disk space. I should have plenty of space.

    Is there a limit on file size or transfer size, or....?
     
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  3. rarodrig

    rarodrig Thread Starter

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    I'm using fat32 on the target winXP.

    How big a deal is switching to NTFS?

    Can I just backup in smaller chunks??? Or just bakup critical stuff.


    Thanks
     
  4. Jtoast

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    Converting over isnt a big deal. No data loss....but you cant go back unless you buy a program such as Partition Magic.


    and yes, you should have no problems if you back up files smaller than 4GB at a time.
     
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    THanks for the solution.

    :)
     
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