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I know I need to upgrade. I doubt it would work but worth a shot I guess! Friday, March 18, 2011 2:16 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Same problem here. I would really appreciate help with solving this problem since my other backup drive gradually climbs to a temperature of 52 degrees if it runs for a few hours ands I weblink

Ron Share this post Link to post Share on other sites timwaite 0 Newbie Members 0 1 post Posted July 5, 2011 Windows Home Server 2011 Backup I have WHS2011 That's way beyond my level of expertize (but maybe not yours). I came to this forum for a possible solution to a very common and frustratingproblem, instead I get an earful from a fanatical and illogical MS fanboy that seems to think Related posts: Backup and file history in Windows 8 Consumer Preview: a million options to confuse you Review: Seagate GoFlex portable hard drive Breaking Intel RAID: what happens to your data? http://forum.wegotserved.com/index.php?/topic/19101-server-backup-fails/

Windows Server Backup 4k Sector

Hopefully not Server 2012 :p BTW - for anyone looking for a large drive (3TB) that works well, the Western Digital MyBooks are great. Send to Email Address Your Name Your Email Address Cancel Post was not sent - check your email addresses! I downloaded the utility from: http://wdc.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/search/1/a_id/3868/c/130/p/85,306 The drive I had to reformat from 4k to 512 bytes/sector was: Western Digital WD Elements, 3TB, Model: WDBAAU0030HBK-NESN Just bought from the external 3TB

Open the Dashboard 2. Another question I now if apps have to be updated to support the format, is besides the Backup Utility, do other apps, i.e. Is this information helpful?YesNo This information is not relevant. External Hard Drive With 512 Bytes Per Sector Posts Windows 10 Pro or Windows Server Essentials 2016 By rspierenburg · Posted 2 hours ago I am in the process of updating our server (from a Acer H340 Home Server)

Is this likely to be related to the 4k byte sector? One Of The Backup Files Could Not Be Created I/o Device Error This USB drive is using the server backup is a daily redundant system to an RDX solution taken off-site. Enroll in a course and start learning today. Microsoft has updated their OSes to support larger disks but the Backup program still does not!

Most people I know with computers make no backups of any kind. Windows Server 2008 Compatible External Hard Drive Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 continue this policy. Keep in mind you will probably have to go into disk management still and initialize the drive (Right-click My Computer>Manage>Storage>Disk Management) I also did use it as a GPT, I don't SOLUTION: Use Western Digitals Anywhere BackUp powered by memeo. - It works great.

One Of The Backup Files Could Not Be Created I/o Device Error

And if you do have a spare cable, swap it out, just to be certain. It just seems really strange to me that MS made the WHS 2011 capable of backing up more than 2TB but gave no consideration to making the server backup capable of Windows Server Backup 4k Sector Its great to know that this alternative for these system files is there. Windows Server Backup Compatible Hard Drives Your feedback has been sent.

Cheers Jonpy Friday, February 10, 2012 12:08 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Thank you, thank you! have a peek at these guys Micrososft : Please update your backup tool. One of the first things I did was to blow the whole thing out and check all of the drive and power supply cables. The confusion relates to our support of Windows Server 2016 with Exchange Server 2016. Windows Server 2008 R2 Backup Usb Drive Compatibility

Well done. If it new and large (like 1TB or more) it probably has 4096 bytes per physical sector. Things do get better :) And Beating Dead horses is just gross to me. :) Russ www.SBITS.Biz Tuesday, July 19, 2011 9:06 PM Reply | Quote 21 Sign in to vote check over here So what that means is as long as the source of what your backing up as an image does not exceed 2TB you should be able to back it up to

WHS would be none the wiser. How To Format Seagate 3tb External Hard Drive With 512 / Sector There are more complex things to do for earning money. And the fact that these requirements are so absurd (name another product that has them!), they should also list some drives that were verified as working.

WD support actually came through for me on this issue and pointed me to the following solution: http://wdc.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/6618/session/L3RpbWUvMTMxMzUzNzc5My9zaWQvT1hrMSpJQms%3D Basically it consists of formatting the drive with their external drive formatting utility

And no this is not Microsoft's fault Russ Well, then I guess we should just post any thing that could be an issue, instead of the issue this thread is about. Theme Default WGS 2015 (Default) Privacy Policy Contact Us We Got Served Ltd. The problem seems to be with the 4k sector size of the new drive. 0 Message Author Closing Comment by:ermooney2012-08-14 Neatly solved my problem! 0 Featured Post Courses: Start Training Windows Server Backup I/o Device Error Im struggling to find any that list the sector size and dont want to buy new drives without knowing for sure.

Solution: Use a disk that doesn't use 4096-byte physical sectors or upgrade the operating system to Windows 2012 or Windows 2012 R2. Detach VHD 5. It fails on a file called GlobalCluster.4096.dat. this content Also, make certain that the USB drive is plugged into a USB port.

Again, don’t feel bad about getting the wrong disk. First Name Please enter a first name Last Name Please enter a last name Email We will never share this with anyone. We will try and address this issue in a future release. I CANNOT ACCEPT THAT AFTER ALL THIS TIME A HOTFIX/SP FOR THIS HAS NOT BEEN RELEASED.

Subscribe to our monthly newsletter for tech news and trends Membership How it Works Gigs Live Careers Plans and Pricing For Business Become an Expert Resource Center About Us Who We mavrrick 5 Advanced Member Members 5 165 posts Posted June 10, 2011 I have tried both manually and automatically to backup the server to A WD 3TB USB HD. what we're talking about here which should be fixable with nothing more than a software change. See this post for details.

Ron Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Geoff Coupe 46 Advanced Member Members 46 575 posts Gender:Male Location:Netherlands Posted June 10, 2011 Yes it is the It certainly wouldn't have been difficult to have the WIndows 7 backup program check the sector size and tell you right away that is or is not going to work with Thanks a ton for setting me straight! SpinRite would repeatedly read the bad sector(s) until it got a good copy and then it would force the drive to allocate a new sector from the spares and write the

This does support Advanced format 4K sector and should be supported by Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. Wednesday, January 26, 2011 10:33 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Wow, they didnt fix this in 2008 R2 even though they knew about it? The blog included a statement that read, “Domain Controllers running Windows Server 2016 are supported provided Forest Functional Level is Windows Server 2008R2 or Later.” W […] The Master BlogAn error The drive has 4096b clusters.I plugged the same drive into ah HP laptop and ran the same command from within a batch file and received the "2155348010" error.  I have not

Maybe having the computer backups and the server backups close together causes some kind of conflict. It's not a disc error as such so I presume I can't return the disc. opening an administrative command prompt, and running: fsutil fsinfo ntfsinfo x: where x is the drive letter of the target drive.