07-31-2014 04:42 PM
I have been using the HP PD5000z to backup my main hard drive for a couple of years.
I now receive the error that the back up is too large and need to either reduce the files being backed up or delete files from the PD5000z.
How do i know which files to delete from the previous back ups on the PD5000z?
The amount of space used on the main drive is 476GB versus a back up drive size of 500GB, so there is enough total space. The previous backups are taking up too much space?
HP pav , windows 7 professional
08-04-2014 08:36 AM - last edited on 03-07-2017 04:08 PM by OscarFuentes
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08-05-2014 08:07 AM
Your post sent me to the standard HP response. The relevant section of the document says =
'Reduce the number of items included in the backup to continue'.
One can reduce the items being backed up for sure, but this defeats the purpose of the backup.
I would like to perform the other option listed in the error message =
'remove existing files from your HP surestore drive'
My question is which files can i remove?