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From: "Denise L. Moss-Fritch" <>
Subject: RE: [GENBOX] Backup doesn't work
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2006 17:21:29 -0800
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I have no problems backing up Genbox files (nearly six megs per zip backup),
selecting the Add all files Subfolders and File Paths options. Also, I
number (and rotate) my backups through six files (meaning writing over
existing files for new backups) to an external hard drive.

Are you absolutely certain the error message originates with Genbox? Do
backups from other applications function correctly to the same media?


Denise L. Moss-Fritch

-----Original Message-----
From: KQL [mailto:]
Sent: Monday, February 13, 2006 3:24 PM
Subject: [GENBOX] Backup doesn't work

This is the buggiest version of Genbox that's been around in a long time.
Things that used to work fine just don't work anymore.

Now I can't back up. Here's what happens:

After I specify the name of the back-up file and click on Save, the "Backing
up" window appears and the backup seems to start. A couple of seconds later
the window "Alert: Insufficient disk space" appears. Then the "Backing up"
window appears again, and the backup seems to continue.
In actuality, nothing happens-- no back-up file is created. The
"Insufficient disk space" message is a ruse-- I can't even back up even a
tiny database with only 15 people in it. I have more than enough disk space
to handle the backup-- the free space on my hard drive is 800x the size of
the file to be backed up. I'm working in Windows98, GB version 3.6.3.


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