Cannot back up computer.

I tried to back up my tobisha satelite computer on OS windows vista, and when I hit the "Save Settings and Back up" button I go the error (0x81000029): the windows back up configuration is not valid.

HOW DO I FIX THIS PROBLEM?
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Hi Nicklogan89,

 

Thank you for posting on the forums.

 

From Article

You may receive error messages when you try to perform a backup operation on a Windows Vista-based computer

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx/kb/950167

 

When you try to perform a backup operation on a Windows Vista-based computer, you may experience the following symptoms:

·         You may receive the following error message:

Windows could not find backup devices on your computer. The following information might explain why this problem occurred:

Incorrect function. (0x80070001)

Please close the backup application and try again.

 

To resolve these issues, follow these steps:

1.       Start Disk Management. To do this, click Start

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, type diskmgmt.msc in the Start Search box, and then click diskmgmt.msc in the Programs list.

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If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or click Continue.

2.       Right-click the primary partition that you want to make active, and then click Mark Partition as Active.

3.       Exit Disk Management.

4.       Restart the computer by using the Windows Vista DVD.

5.       Set your language preference, and then click Next.

Note In most cases, the repair process starts automatically, and the System Recovery Options menu is not displayed.

6.       Click Repair your computer.

7.       In the System Recovery Options dialog box, click the operating system that you want to repair, and then click Next.

8.       On the System Recovery Options menu, click Startup Repair to start the repair process.

9.       When the repair process is complete, click Finish.

10.   Restart the computer by using the hard disk.

11.   Log on to the computer, and then try to perform the backup operation.

 

Hope that helps, please post back and let us know.


JohnD
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Last updated December 12, 2019 Views 1,215 Applies to: