RE: massive problem with Vista Backup
We've recently started a new forum on Backup and Restore related topics. I'd
encourage you to post your questions there for the benefit of other users
who may be encountering the same problem.
Christine Fok, Program Manager, Storage Solution Division
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> I'm using Vista Ultimate x64 German version and tried to do a complete
> PC backup via the Vista Backup tool to an external hard drive.
> The backup starts and after a certain time ("within the part "backup is
> being stored") there's no more raction at all.
> I waited for more than two hours and still no change. Then I switched
> off the external harddrive which had no reaction. Cancelling the backup
> didn't work so I had to shutdown the laptop the hardway (longpress on
> power). After the new start all my settings (within Thunderbird, ...)
> are lost. I have no idea why.
> So I tried it again (this time with switched off virus scanner and
> firewall) but still the same problem. That sucks!
> I have no idea where the problem is. After reading several posts I
> think all in all the Vista Ultimate backup feature is far good enough
> for my needs, but it does not work.
> When the laptop restart I have the message "213/213 Registy components"
> and I'm not sure whether this was already there before I tried to do the
> first backup.