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dslabbekoorn last won the day on November 26 2015

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  1. I'm running EaseUS Todo Backup Workstation v9.1. It was working fine even with the network discovery feature in Win 10 borked by the Nov. 2015 update, the program uses an ip address to find it's backup destination. Now it says the destination is unavailable and to retry to connect. The only thing out of normal on my server is the duplication inconstancy error from the pool, I've had times in the past where any error message from the pool seems to prevent backups from starting or completing. I think if your fix gets rid of that error, everything will be back to normal. Not sure why the after
  2. My pool started to throw this error/warning recently. The details shows: "\System Volume Information IndexerVolumeGuid" Access is denied. Duplicating now does not resolve the issue. All drives were checked with chkdsk and no errors found. Ran the WSS troubleshooter and reset NTFS permissions on the pool to "Everybody" All were ineffective in removing the error. As long as the error on the pool exists, my backup program will not use it as a backup destination. I am currently running Beta v651, but the release version throws the same error. The pool seems to work fine in all other res
  3. Big Ooops, I reinstalled my server OS recently and everything went well, too well. I formatted the drive before I realized I had not gotten my Scanner key off of it. I did remember the DrivePool key though. Is there a way to recover my key and what do you need from me to do it? Thanks, Feeling dumb in Michigan
  4. Thanks Christopher, that's just what I was hoping to hear. I'll definetly take your advice on the duplication. Happy Thanksgiving.
  5. I finally bit the bullet and got Windows Server 2012R2. I plan on using my drivepool for the client backup folder and a separate 2TB usb drive for server backups. Are there still any problems with having the client backup on the pool, I remember there being issues that prevented it from working. The new system is setup and running and I just got my pool re-attached to the server, PLEX seems to be working again as well. Now setting up the client backups is the only thing remaining. Server R2 does seem to be "snappier" than WSE, and runs much more quickly on my server hardware. WSE just st
  6. I've seen that site, it just says that the connector out of the box (built in) should work. I can connect and download that connector fine, but when I try to install it I get the cannot connect to network - server not available error message, which is rubbish. I can see and access the server from all computers The connector uninstalled and re-installed on the other 2 computers but refuses to on the desktop and laptop I upgraded to win 10 and used the Microsoft Account PIN login. Changing back to a local login did mot help the connector install at all. I'll check the logs and pass them
  7. Sorry but I thought I mentioned that I was running Windows Server 2012 Essentials (not R2) in my previous post. The new connector will not install on my server, I tried. I'm getting to the point where I don't have the time or energy to pursue this issue any more and I'm thinking of a different backup system using the server/pool as a giant hard drive. (I know a novel concept) Is it still an issue putting backups on the pool? I remember having problems along with others getting it to work with the in the box backup from WSE2012. Had to go with a non-pooled drive. If this is no longer a pr
  8. Unforntunatly, my server is Windows Server 2012 Essentials (not R2) and was working flawlessly until I upgraded to Win 10 on the 2 clients. The 2 that are failing to install and run the connector are the 2 that I set up to use my Miicrosoft account to login. They really push that during install and don't give you (any obvious) way to go back to a local account. The other 2 computers in my little network use local account logins and installed and backup just fine, which is why I'm leaning to that being the at least part of the problem. Everything else dealing with the server from theses 2 c
  9. Sorry to revive an old thread, but after "upgrading" all my networked computers to win 10, 2 will not install the connector or backup. I had a failed upgrade on my main computer that left me with a black screen, a useless mouse cursor, and for a while a flashing task bar. This machine only restarted 3 times not 4 lie the other 3 did. I had my backup drive ( a 3tb standalone usb drive fail and only one good backup of each computer. It saved me, I restored the c drive and everything works, except the connector. I uninstalled it and tried to re-install. Got the connector from the server nor
  10. I backup my 3 clients to a non-pool 3tb drive, as I could never get Windows Server 2012 to let me backup to the pool. This has worked well until I upgraded to Windows 10. Since then my backup drive has been filling up alarmingly fast. Today I only have 20gb left. My retention policy has kept it well within the 3tb for months, now it's filling up, fast. I may have found the culprit in File History, it defaults to "on" on all machines and tries to backup all the files in each computers largest folders, twice a day. I think I have it turned off again and on the server too. My ques
  11. Oops, forgot to do that, grandkids are distracting. Here it is: https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windowsserver/en-US/4bacccb2-a1ff-4712-930b-5804bdbaade5/problem-with-dashboard-not-working?forum=winserveressentials
  12. Fixed the problem! Google is again my brain, I found this link to Microsoft's forum where a guy had a corrupt file opening the dashboard. He deleted the file and windows re-created it error free. His dashboard and now mine work great again. Thank you for your help Drasha, I was getting frustrated with this because I knew it would be some small thing like this and take forever to hunt down.
  13. OK, ran it in an elevated command prompt on both the server and my computer. Now what?
  14. Yeah, I still do. Everything else works, just can't connect to the dashboard except by RDP which works fine and I can open it from there on the server. All the other clients connect just fine, only my desktop has this issue.
  15. I have successfully upgraded all 4 of my home network computers to Windows 10. My problem is that one client, my desktop, will not open/connect to the dashboard anymore. All the other computers connect fine and none needed to have the connector re-installed. My desktop backs up fine and I have full access to the shared folders on the server. Remote desktop works fine also. I thought maybe the connector was corrupted so I un-installed and re-installed it. No change, everything works except the dashboard. I shut down both anti-malware programs on the desktop (Malwarebytes & Norton Sec
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