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Cannot Back Up WIN 8.1 Laptop RRS feed

  • Question

  • I have a laptop running Windows 8.1.  I have successfully installed Launchpad on it from my WHS 2011 server.  i cannot back up the laptop .  The error message says that it cannot back up the laptop drives because it cannot take a snapshot of the drives.  Are there some security settings in WIN 8.1 that need to be adjusted?  I have WIN 7 and WIN XP computers that back up successfully.
    Monday, January 13, 2014 10:41 PM

Answers

  • Have you installed the Windows Home Server 2011 UEFI/GPT Hotfix? Here:

    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2781272/en-us

    It's needed to allow backup of UEFI systems, which is pretty much anything new.


    Phil P.S. If you find my comment helpful or if it answers your question, please mark it as such.


    • Edited by Phil Harrison Monday, January 13, 2014 11:05 PM
    • Marked as answer by Mike430620 Friday, January 17, 2014 12:32 AM
    Monday, January 13, 2014 11:05 PM