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Windows 8 built in system backup

  1. #1


    Australia
    Posts : 2
    Windows 8

    Windows 8 built in system backup


    Hi Folks,

    Can anyone help with this problem.
    I did a trial backup to sort out any problems with the backup system in case I needed to use it if windows started playing up
    I used windows 8 built in system backup facility to backup my entire drive c including windows, everything went ok and windows found my external backup drive easy with no problems and I noted that the backup was on the external drive as expected.


    Next after about 5 minutes I tried to reinstall the backup to complete the trial run.

    This time widows tells me it cant find the backup drive, how can this be ?? it found it only a few minutes earlier at the beginning of the backup.

    I have tried to do it twice and get the same result twice.

    Regards,

    Adrian

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  2. #2


    Posts : 5,592
    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    Welcome to EightForums.

    As the GB H67MA-USB3-B3 has a UEFI/BIOS firmware, are you backing up all the partitions or just C:.

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  3. #3


    Australia
    Posts : 2
    Windows 8


    Hi Theog,

    I only backed up drive C, did I do right ??, or should I have backed up more,
    I can do the backup again if you think I might have not done it properly,

    I am open to suggestions, I have not had windows 8 long enough to know all the answers

    Adrian
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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