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failed backup of Home Server RRS feed

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  • I have moved 26 gig of files to a USB drive attached to HP WHS. When I attempted to back up the server included the shared files, I received an error msg that several paths ere to long. The back up said it was incomplete due to the long file paths not being backed up. I found the long paths on the server and attempted to delete them. One took a long time to delete and as it turned out it deleted the entire HD. Why did this occur and how can I get complete server BUs?

    Is there a way to see the server as if it were a computer running windows with a desk top that has the similar icons for Recycle Bin, etc?
    Monday, January 18, 2010 8:09 PM

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  • I have moved 26 gig of files to a USB drive attached to HP WHS. When I attempted to back up the server included the shared files, I received an error msg that several paths ere to long. The back up said it was incomplete due to the long file paths not being backed up. I found the long paths on the server and attempted to delete them. One took a long time to delete and as it turned out it deleted the entire HD. Why did this occur and how can I get complete server BUs?

    You should use the included backup function to backup your server shares.  As for what happened to you, I don't know (deleting a single file or folder obviously shouldn't delete everything else).

    Is there a way to see the server as if it were a computer running windows with a desk top that has the similar icons for Recycle Bin, etc?
    You can logon to the server desktop, but it's unsupported.
    Tuesday, January 19, 2010 2:02 AM
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