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Backup

I have tried to back up my laptop which is dying a slow painful death.  when I run a backup to try and backup everything I get an error message saying some items didnt back up but it doesnt tell me which ones.  I tried running it just on contacts and email and still get same error message - how do I get around this so I can back up my stuff before computer dies

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Kudos0

Re: Backup

The backup feature of Norton Security is not meant as a full system backup. It only backs up files and folders you choose. It will not backup up running system files.

What you should look into is a disk imaging software, that will allow a complete system restore to a new hard drive. One that many of us use is the free version of Macrium Reflect.   https://www.macrium.com/reflectfree

Things happen. Export/Backup your Norton Password Manager data.
Kudos0

Re: Backup

+1 for Macrium Reflect free, I’ve been using the full version & there’s only minor differences between the two. Both do full & differential backups; the paid does incremental backups too. https://www.macrium.com/reflectfree
Virginia/Twilight Princess. Windows 10 Pro 64bit, iPhone X, iPad Pro 9.7".
Kudos0

Re: Backup

So by using this I can get a copy of everything I have on my C Drive to then transfer to a new computer? Will it also back up all my files especially emails or do they need to be done separately

Kudos0

Re: Backup

A disk image is an exact bit for bit copy of everything on the drive being copied. So if you restore that image to a new hard drive, it will be exactly the same as the computer you originally had. Your emails included.

Things happen. Export/Backup your Norton Password Manager data.

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