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Thus what the OS sees, what is actually there, and what applications see are all different. My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop OS Windows 7 Pro 64 Jeffecito View Public Profile Find More Posts by Jeffecito 04 Oct 2014 #10 KWD7651 Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit Is that drive basically an empty drive, or does it have some type of software that runs when you plug it in? #11 Saltgrass, Oct 25, 2011 Remi BannedJoined:Oct 25, 2011Messages:8Likes Thank you! have a peek here

I have tried numerous other solutions on the internet (including this on WD's site: http://wdc.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/3865/session/L2F2LzEvdGltZS8xMzI4Mzk5NzUwL3NpZC9Xc0N5NlVQaw%3D%3D) - to no avail; this was my last hope!Reply Sarah says: February 5, 2012 at 12:10 had same problem. When I tried to perform the backup, it did not complete successfully. I went thru the routine with Seagate support and they have no solution.

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That said, I do believe this should cover all WD drives 2.5TB and larger to correct this issue. Mine worked to a Sata ( external ) HDD, but not to an USB external drive: His was the reverse. After some research, i realized it's related to the 3TB & it's sector size. which is ridiculous.

louwin View Public Profile Find More Posts by louwin 18 Mar 2012 #4 wanchoo Windows 7 Pro with SP1 32bit 1,170 posts Gurgaon, India If you have used External is 750 and im backing up a 500gb drive (about 100gb on there) Saltgrass said: ↑Can you access the drive otherwise and copy files to it?Click to expand... Its an external hard drive, IOMEGA eGo Portable Hard Drive - 750GB, Ruby Red at cheap prices | PC World. Windows 7 Backup Fails I O Device Error Fortunately I did not have a server crash or anyone lose a file during the time the backup drives were not working.Reply Dean says: May 25, 2015 at 4:25 am Thanks

Which current networking protocol would be the optimal choice for very small FTL bandwidth? You then pick a drive and select next where you are offered what to back up. After formatting with Windows' Disk Management tool I ended up with a 4K disk layout which did not work for Windows Backup. -- Using the WD Quick Formatter I could reformat http://superuser.com/questions/491922/windows-7-backup-to-3tb-seagate-external-drive-got-0x8078002a-error Called tec support at HP which made the problem even worse.

Seagate FreeAgent Go USB Device ~ 500 GigaBytes Internet Speed 4 mb/sec wanchoo View Public Profile Find More Posts by wanchoo 18 Jun 2012 #5 RudeBoySes Windows 8.1 (x64) 28 Seagate Error Code 0x8078002a There are two errors in the event log. Why are static password requirements used so frequently? Microsoft, as usual, had no answer after weeding through their garbage answers which were mostly people with the same problem but so solution.

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Returning to the previous option I selected both the partial backup and the complete image, but to a different partition on the Sata HDD. http://www.cmoullas.net/windows-backup-error-0x8078002a-2-5tb-3tb-wd-drives/ They said it had to do with the difference between the main drive and the backup drive with a little processor problem thrown in for good measure. Windows 7 Backup Error Code 0x8078002a A prompt flashed the failure, so I just fast clicked and did it all over again. Wd Quick Formatter Tool Stay logged in Toggle WidthStylewindowsForum v1.0.3HomeContact UsHelpTerms and Rules TopThis website is not affiliated, owned, or endorsed by Microsoft Corporation.

It then gave me the following:NTFS Volume Serial Number : 0x860e7f130e7efb8d Version : 3.1 Number Sectors : 0x00000000747057ff Total Clusters : 0x000000000e8e0aff Free Clusters : 0x000000000644393d Total Reserved : 0x0000000000000000 Bytes navigate here stupid Microsoft. My laptop is only ~2 months old, and my external hard drive was bought today so unsure of what I can do. Backup and Restore My system backup failed, could not find external driveHello, I run a system backup weekly using Widnows backup process. The Request Could Not Be Performed Because Of An I/o Device Error 0x8007045d

Both give the same error. enter the amount left on your HD. - click format - and vioula.. Thanks! #8 mattbwt, Jul 29, 2011 Saltgrass Excellent Member Microsoft Community ContributorJoined:Oct 16, 2009Messages:15,157Likes Received:393 Checking for the error, which seems to be about the same as the first one, are Check This Out Please help if you know what to do to make it work!

We are going to forget all about the economy when we run out of water Improving FreeNAS iSCSI Performance with VMware ESXi 2015 F1GP Formula 1600 Pictures Canada's Federal Debt Data One Of The Backup Files Could Not Be Created Server 2008 go ahead and create it. - now delete 1 partition.. So i returned it today for a 2TB GoFlex..

I selected one of them and after a couple of messages about preparing and starting the following message was displayed. (same message on the other 3Tb drive as well) The backup

Perhaps the next step would be to simplify your backup attempt to narrow down where the problem might be occurring. Microsoft has added support for 4K drives in Windows 8. The backup gets 27% of the way through on both computers and then fails. Windows 7 Backup 4k Sector Saltgrass said: ↑How big is the drive?Click to expand...

Also, I don't see why you couldn't copy the backup from the USB > D: drive in the short term for a backup. I chose the second option (Windows 7 and later). Where do you have problems in the sequence? #5 Saltgrass, Jul 28, 2011 mattbwt New MemberJoined:Jul 28, 2011Messages:8Likes Received:0 Please find the image attached of the timeline when I try to http://beforeoverclock.com/device-error/device-error-365.php The 2nd discussion is directly relevant but it does not offer a solution.

but it causes problems that they are not reporting. As for the link, I've just tried it and seems to be working, perhaps there was an issue of some sort. Thank you for contacting Seagate Support. The drive is recognised by my PC, and I have tried disconnecting and reconnecting a number of times - to no avail.

Hot Network Questions In a pudding I eat, I give bread its potential Animate finding the middle At age 25, is it still okay to wear dental braces to work? Some googling suggests that others are having this problem with the eGo. (I can do a Windows backup to an HP external USB 3.0 drive with no problem.) #10 Remi, Oct Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the What type of backup are you doing, a file backup or an image backup?Click to expand...

If the error persists the unit will need to be replaced due to a bridge (Controller) issue. so here's a summary for everyone else who googles this page: The "root cause" is that Windows 7 (and its system tools) does not support a 4K native block size.