Resolving Windows® 7 Backup Tool Hanging Issue
Is the backup tool on your Windows 7 machine hanging? Find out how to solve the problem.
Windows 7 is the latest operating system from Microsoft. This OS is the best Windows based OS ever as it comes packed with features such as Windows Defender, Windows Aero, Windows Gadgets etc. and it is exceptionally stable and secure. Windows 7 also has tools such as backup utility, disk fragmenting tool, disk clean up utility etc. Problems can come up with any system at any time. This is why Microsoft has incorporated the backup tool with Windows 7 so that users would be able to backup the data on the system. The backup tool on Windows 7 has many features such as auto backup selection, backup management options, scheduled backup etc. and is also very simple to use. However, there are some issues that might come up with the use of the backup tool on Windows 7. These issues include backup tool hanging, blue screen errors when using backup tool, error messages popping up when the backup tool is used etc. The backup tool on your Windows 7 system might be hanging because of reasons such as malware infections, issues with some of the Windows 7 system files, registry related problems within the system etc.
Following details mentioned below gives users more information regarding tips to solve backup tool hang issue in Windows 7:
- Remove malware infections
- Clean system registry
- Repair operating system
Remove malware infections
The backup tool hang issue on Windows 7 might be because of malware infections within the system. Malware are known to cause such problems so that users would not be able to backup data on the system before formatting and removing the malware. The backup tool hang issue caused by malware can be solved by removing the malware from the system using an updated antivirus program.
Clean system registry
Registry of your Windows 7 system is the place where information regarding the working of the system are stored. As registry entries are created automatically, they can get disorganized over time. Registry clashes when the backup tool is executed can cause the tool to hang. Such issues can be fixed by cleaning the Windows 7 registry using registry cleaning software such as RegCure.
Damage to some of the system files associated with the functioning of backup tool can also cause the backup tool to hang during use. Windows 7 users having backup tool hang issue are advised to repair the operating system using default OS repair tool and installation disk. If the issue has come up of late, restoring the system to previous good working condition using the System Restore tool would also solve the problem.
iYogi is the fastest growing online and remote tech support provider in the direct-to-consumers and small businesses sector. Our highly skilled and experienced tech experts available, 24x7x365 will provide the best issue resolution and customer satisfaction. Our award winning and low priced Annual Subscription covers the following services:
- Comprehensive support for solving Windows 7 backup tool hang issue.
- Diagnostic & repair for your technologies.
- Troubleshoot software errors.
- Update drivers and security to protect against online threats.
- Connect to Internet, devices and peripherals.
- Optimize your computer’s speed and performance.
Unlimited access to great tech support, all year around! We promise the lowest wait-time and highest resolution rate in the industry.