manually initiated backup RRS feed

  • Question

  • when i trigger a backup manually, im asked if i want incremental or full. i choose incremental. the program then scans for changes and....... then .... requires that i request backup again before backup starts. i think once i indicate i want the backup, i should not have to wait for the scan to finish. the first time i experienced this, i was on my way to a meeting. i requested incremental backup. when i returned the next day the program was waiting for more input from me. WHY??
    Friday, May 22, 2009 3:28 AM


  • I agree that you should only have to trigger it once, but apparently that isn't the way it works. Backup is really meant to be scheduled, so that it scans for changes and backs up at a scheduled time unless your destination is CD/DVD, in which case you need to insert the disc to proceed and babysit the process.
    Microsoft MVP Windows Live / Windows Live OneCare & Live Mesh Forum Moderator
    Friday, May 22, 2009 2:27 PM