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From: KQL <>
Subject: Re: [GENBOX] Backup doesn't work
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2006 21:47:02 -0800
Denise L. Moss-Fritch wrote:
> 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?
Impossible to test this-- I have no other application with a back-up
function such as this. Using the GB back-up function, I back up GB
databases to my hard drive to the same folder I've backed used for the
past two years. I've tried several different GB databases, and none
work using the GB back-up feature. They all worked 10 days ago, just
before I upgraded to 3.6.3.
Although I usually back up my hard drive to my external hard drive on a
once weekly schedule, I did try backing up one GB database directly to
the external drive, and that worked. My largest GB file is 6.2 MB,
which zips to 1.3 MB. No GB file, no matter how tiny, will back up to
the hard drive, which has about 5 GB free space, which should certainly
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