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Windows backup fails to complete RRS feed

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  • I'm trying to set up Windows Backup on a new 64-bit PC running Windows 7.  Backup gets to about 98% and I get an error message saying Access is denied, Error Code 0x80070005.
    • Edited by michaelament Wednesday, September 23, 2015 8:45 PM
    Wednesday, September 23, 2015 8:43 PM

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  • Hi Michael,

    According to the error message, it indicate that backup is denied access to some files.

    With Windows 7, you can back up any files on your computer – not only personal files, but program files, system files, and anything else. You can also create full system images that can be used to restore your computer to its current state in the future. Therefore, which method are you used?

    Can you check in Event log or C:\Windows\Logs\WindowsBackup with .ETL(can open it in Event log) to get more details about exactly file or folder?

    It might be caused by 3rd application conflict, please try clean boot then try again: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/929135

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    • Proposed as answer by Allen_WangJF Monday, October 5, 2015 3:13 AM
    • Marked as answer by Deason Wu Thursday, October 8, 2015 8:48 AM
    Saturday, September 26, 2015 12:29 AM

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    • Proposed as answer by arnavsharma Friday, September 25, 2015 3:40 AM
    Wednesday, September 23, 2015 11:08 PM
  • Hello Michael -

    Another option to consider is backing up to Microsoft Azure. I wrote an article on this on how to backup your Windows 7, 8.0, 8.1 and Windows 10 clients.  Might be an option for you to try.  Here's the step-by-step.  I did the videos for the Azure Documentation team,

    Videos - http://blogs.technet.com/b/blainbar/archive/2015/09/08/videos-series-backing-up-your-windows-10-client-to-microsoft-azure-read-more.aspx

    Step-by-step- http://blogs.technet.com/b/blainbar/archive/2015/08/07/step-by-step-backing-up-a-windows-10-client-to-microsoft-azure.aspx

    Just something to consider. You can try it free at http://aka.ms/try-azure and follow my steps and have your backup in the cloud.

    • Proposed as answer by arnavsharma Friday, September 25, 2015 3:40 AM
    Thursday, September 24, 2015 9:55 PM
  • Tried this several times, but no help.

    michaelament

    Friday, September 25, 2015 1:57 PM
  • Hi Michael,

    According to the error message, it indicate that backup is denied access to some files.

    With Windows 7, you can back up any files on your computer – not only personal files, but program files, system files, and anything else. You can also create full system images that can be used to restore your computer to its current state in the future. Therefore, which method are you used?

    Can you check in Event log or C:\Windows\Logs\WindowsBackup with .ETL(can open it in Event log) to get more details about exactly file or folder?

    It might be caused by 3rd application conflict, please try clean boot then try again: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/929135

    Please remember to mark the replies as answers if they help, and unmark the answers if they provide no help. If you have feedback for TechNet Support, contact tnmff@microsoft.com.

    Allen Wang
    TechNet Community Support

    • Proposed as answer by Allen_WangJF Monday, October 5, 2015 3:13 AM
    • Marked as answer by Deason Wu Thursday, October 8, 2015 8:48 AM
    Saturday, September 26, 2015 12:29 AM