Resolving Backup Tool not Working Issue on Windows® 7
Are you facing problems when using backup tool on Windows 7? Find out how to solve them.
Windows 7 is the latest OS release from Microsoft. This OS comes packed with many advanced features and is far superior to previous Windows based operating systems. Windows Defender, Windows Aero, Windows Search, Windows gadgets etc. are some of the features of the OS. Windows 7 also has the added advantage that many system tools have been incorporated into the OS for the benefit of the users. Some of them are disk defragmenting tool, OS repair tool, system restore tool, backup utility etc. The backup tool on Windows 7 allows users to create backup of all important data on the system easily. This tool ensures that even if some major problems do come up with the working of the system, all of the data on the system would be safe and secure. The backup tool on Windows 7 has many features such as scheduled backup (allows users to preset the time and date of the backup), auto-select (to select data for backup), backup management and so on. However, there are some issues that might come up with the use of backup tool on Windows 7. These include backup tool not working at all. Some of the reasons as to why the backup tool on Windows 7 is not working include malware infections within the system, problems within the system registry, issues with some of the system files associated with the backup tool etc. Symptoms of the problem include backup utility freezing, backup tool terminating on its own, system restarting before backup can be created, error messages and so on.
Following details mentioned below gives users more information regarding tips to solve issues with backup tool in Windows 7:
- Repair OS
- Clean registry
- Remove malware
The problems with the backup tool on your Windows 7 system might be because of issues with system files associated with the backup utility. In such cases, the problem would have to be resolved by repairing the Windows 7 OS using the default OS repair tool and the installation disk. If some changes to system files have brought the change, then restoring the OS to a date when the issue was not present using the System Restore tool would also solve the issue.
Registry of your system contains information regarding the working of the system including the working of the backup tool. If the registry entries of backup tool in Windows 7 are in constant conflict with some obsolete registry entries, the utility would not function properly. Registry-caused issues with the functioning of backup utility can be resolved by cleaning the registry of the system with a Windows 7 compatible registry cleaner.
Malware are known to cause problems with the functioning of backup tools on computers. If your Windows 7 system got infected with a bad malware, then it is possible that the malware infected the utility files so that the backup process would fail. Such problems caused by malware can be fixed by removing the malware from the system using an updated antivirus program or malware removal tool.
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