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  • Hey guys

    Little bit of a issue here. I'm trying to do the first backup of Home server 2011. Every time i try to do it, i get a error message "The request could not be performed because of an I/O device error". I have been doing some googling and really haven't come up with much. I did a chkdsk /r and still nothing. I have a 1TB external that i'm trying to backup to. Here is the weird part. I goto my external and I can see that the backup started (there are a couple back up files there). What in MHS could be causing this issue?

    Thanks

    Monday, April 28, 2014 11:50 PM

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  • If you mean the "System Reserved" partition, that does not have a drive letter and should be backed up by WHS2011. Are you backing up to a USB 3 drive? These have caused problems so make sure that you are using the latest drivers.

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

    Tuesday, April 29, 2014 12:37 AM