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Can Not backup on Newly installed LG burner

When I try to browse for backup devices, it shows the "floppy" and the "E:\" which is the burner. The name I select for name of backup,
"Kathleen": my wife's computer files being backed up. When I press next, I get error msg: "backup file name could not be used " E:\kathleen.bkf. ensure it is a valid path

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  • stantqx Feb 09, 2009

    Things worked out perfectly. Thank you for help. I thought I had a hardware issue!

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Windows backup does not support backup to cd-r,cd-rw or dvd-r etc devices directly
see this article:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315255/

So backup the files on to the hard drive first and then burn the backup using a good cd or dvd burning software like Nero, Roxio or PowerISO
here is the link http://support.microsoft.com/kb/308422 which will guide you through the steps

Note:Select the backup destination as your local hard disk

Posted on Feb 06, 2009

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    Saroj Sharma Feb 09, 2009

    Have a good day!!! Sir

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