Re: Backup error
Hi John, yes the d drive is part of my hard drive. Thank you for your reply.
I think I might have to invest in an external hard drive.
Do you have any idea what size external hard drive I would be best getting
just for backups? If I delete the things backed up already on the d drive
will this affect my computer?
"John Hanley" wrote:
> Just a thought...Is your drive D: part of your main hard drive? Some
> computer manufacturers allocate a partition on the main hard drive to be a
> Recovery drive; in such a case, that drive is not intended or recommended to
> be a Backup destination and may give errors. On the other hand, if your
> Drive D is a separate external hard drive, that would be a different issue,
> and one I am not familiar with.
> "Raelene" <Raelene@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > Hi, I have windows vista premium on my acer desktop.
> > I have always saved my back up files on drive d of my hard drive and have
> > never had any problems until a couple of weeks ago. When the scheduled
> > backup
> > tries to take place I get a warning - The file or directory is corrupted
> > and
> > unreadable (0x80070570) the back up has failed. I have tried running it
> > when
> > not scheduled and the same thing happens. It worries me that I cannot do a
> > back up as I have had to use it often to solve problems with media centre.
> > If some one can PLEASE help me it would be great!