[time-nuts] While we're discussing backups...
belanning at verizon.net
Wed Sep 3 13:09:45 EDT 2008
Thanks John and sorry that I am so late in thanking you for your response to
my question on xxCLONE. I have tried all of your recommendations to no
avail. Guess I will write to the authors of the software. Thanks again for
----- Original Message -----
From: "Neon John" <jgd at johngsbbq.com>
To: "Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement"
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Sent: Monday, August 25, 2008 8:32 PM
Subject: Re: [time-nuts] While we're discussing backups...
> On Mon, 25 Aug 2008 17:51:35 -0400, "Bruce Lanning"
> <belanning at verizon.net>
>>In regard to the below info, I downloaded xxclone and it does appear to be
>>the type of backup program that I have been looking for, BUT I can not get
>>my C: drive to come up in the source or the target window. I am running XP
>>on a COMPAQ Presario if that helps. Could anyone tell me why I can not
>>my C: drive. It has my start up info and WINDOWS on it.
> No idea other than the brand name. Compaqs have a rep for stuff like
> Are you running XP? All bets are off if Vista is involved.
> I've installed xxclone on a number of client and friends' computers and
> had a problem. It just came up and ran.
> Did you try pressing the disk management button to the right of the source
> target slots? That brings up windows disk drive management package. What
> does it show? Is your C drive an NTFS volume that is showing healthy?
> Have you turned off any services, particularly windows shadow volume copy
> service? Some "optimization" websites recommend turning that service off
> doing so disables just about every backup or clone package that runs in
> multi-user mode.
> Do you have any virus bloat-ware like Norton running? If so, it might be
> interfering with disk detection. I have the freebie Avast package on my
> machine and before that AVG (release 8 turned into bloatware so I had to
> change) running with no problems but given the amount of problems I've had
> the past with Norton and MaCaffee, I'd be looking there.
> Have you tried since rebooting the machine? Kind of an obvious question
> but I
> had to ask.
> As a last resort, you might drop them a support note and ask if they've
> any reported problems with your model computer. Maybe they'll have a
> patch or
> a work-around.
> John De Armond
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