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  • Hello

    Recently I had a problem with hard drive having few bad sectors.
    I solved the problem using chkdsk from my HDD and now have no worries at all.
    My problem is that since this problem, the console tells me there's two files in conflict with the message:
    "The group or resource is not in the correct state to perform the requested operation"

    So I followed the instructions given in this FAQ topic:
    http://social.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/whsfaq/thread/7ef4db6c-4a73-42e7-b79e-cacd41365442

    But I can not do any operation on these files (attrib , DEL, etc ). I have systematically the following error message:
    "Error: The name of the file can not be solved by the system"

    I did some research on the forum so I tried the command:
    fsutil reparsepoint delete <filename>

    But the result is the same.

    I tried removing the hard drive (from the console), but the process can be completed, it blocks late because of two files.

    I said that I do all the manipulations via RDP as Administrator, or even directly on the server.

    How to force removal of the two files that clearly no longer exist but continue to appear?

    Thank you
    Tuesday, January 12, 2010 10:18 AM

Answers

  • Sure you followed the instructions exactly? More in particular, you have to run these commands from a command prompt on the server. Also yuo should be in the correct folder ("navigate to the path where your file is located") when you issue the command. If you did everything right:

    If you had duplication enabled before the problem happened your files should still be there. If not the files are lost. If your server is up-to-date (Power Pack3) please try:

    1. enable duplicatin for all shares (only if you didn't have this enabled). Allow for some time to actually duplicate the files (depends on the amount of data to be duplicated. could be miuntes but also hours. leave overnight to be on the safe side)
    2. power of your server
    3. disconnect power to the problematic harddrive
    4. reboot your server
    5. logon to the WHS console, storage tab. The disk should now show as missing.
    6. Now try removing the disk from the console again.
    7. PLEASE NOTE, if any of the client backup data is also stored on this disk the client backups will be lost in the above procedure and you have to run backup repair (which will remove all backups in this case). If you want to save client backups then at step 1 also  enable duplication for backup database (This can also be done using the BDBB Add-in)
    Tuesday, January 12, 2010 11:20 AM
    Moderator

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  • Sure you followed the instructions exactly? More in particular, you have to run these commands from a command prompt on the server. Also yuo should be in the correct folder ("navigate to the path where your file is located") when you issue the command. If you did everything right:

    If you had duplication enabled before the problem happened your files should still be there. If not the files are lost. If your server is up-to-date (Power Pack3) please try:

    1. enable duplicatin for all shares (only if you didn't have this enabled). Allow for some time to actually duplicate the files (depends on the amount of data to be duplicated. could be miuntes but also hours. leave overnight to be on the safe side)
    2. power of your server
    3. disconnect power to the problematic harddrive
    4. reboot your server
    5. logon to the WHS console, storage tab. The disk should now show as missing.
    6. Now try removing the disk from the console again.
    7. PLEASE NOTE, if any of the client backup data is also stored on this disk the client backups will be lost in the above procedure and you have to run backup repair (which will remove all backups in this case). If you want to save client backups then at step 1 also  enable duplication for backup database (This can also be done using the BDBB Add-in)
    Tuesday, January 12, 2010 11:20 AM
    Moderator
  • Sure you followed the instructions exactly? More in particular, you have to run these commands from a command prompt on the server. Also yuo should be in the correct folder ("navigate to the path where your file is located") when you issue the command.

    Yes I did (command prompt, etc), even tried multiple times !

    Data replication was ON when the problems occurs (on this particulary share folder, I activate It only for some type of files). I desactivate It after, thinking I will help to solve the issue => no way.
    I'm not worry about losing this files, because I have multples copys.

    I juste want to delete ithis files one time for all and solve the conflict. It's annoying to see again and again the popup on my desktop computer, telling me theres files in conflicts !

    Thanks for your answer.
    Tuesday, January 12, 2010 1:26 PM
  • Yes I did (command prompt, etc), even tried multiple times !

    Data replication was ON when the problems occurs (on this particulary share folder, I activate It only for some type of files). I desactivate It after, thinking I will help to solve the issue => no way.
    I'm not worry about losing this files, because I have multples copys.

    I juste want to delete ithis files one time for all and solve the conflict. It's annoying to see again and again the popup on my desktop computer, telling me theres files in conflicts !

    Thanks for your answer.
    You might try using the WHS Cleanup Tool.  It's a tool written by another WHS user and it's unsupported, but it might work for you.
    Thursday, January 14, 2010 3:03 AM
    Moderator
  • I tried it.
    It detect the 2 files but only try to make an fsutil command.. the same one I tried manually.
    The resultat is the same => unsuccesful

    :( :(



    Damned. No way to delete this f##ng files !!
    Friday, January 15, 2010 9:28 PM