Re: Vista data backup to a USB external Hard Drive
I have gone about the backup in a different way. The one that failed was done
through the Lenovo ThinkVantage menu. I accessed backups a 2nd time through
Accessories/Tools/etc - ran it from there and it worked fine. I'll stick with
that way. Thanks for your help.
"John Hanley" wrote:
> So, when you Start\Computer\your USB drive, you see no files or folders? My
> backed up files & folders are in my K:\ComputerName\Backup Set date\Backup
> Files date\Backup
> files No.\etc. There will be a series of folders. What do you see?
> "Don Farmer" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> > "brianford" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> > news:6C0EEDE2-FECF-4D09-8E4A-C11D459BAAE6@microsoft.com...
> >>I ran a back up of files last night to the above. All seemed to run fine.
> >> got the message that the backup was successful.
> >> When I 'View all backups' on the 'Create a backup' screen in 'Rescue and
> >> Recovery', it shows the backup successfully done to the USB.
> >> When I look for the files/backup on the USB, it's not there. Can anyone
> >> help?
> > In Ultimate, if you ran a Backup "Computer" as opposed to Backup "Files",
> > you would need to show "hidden files" in Folder Options to see the virutal
> > disk images, which what you would do with them I'm still checking out.