Check external drive for corruption

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julian
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Joined: Thu Jun 07, 2012 9:02 am

Postby julian » Thu Jun 07, 2012 4:12 pm

Hello,


I'm using:

Version 4.5

Windows 7


all is working fine, but being a bit paranoid I would like to check if the external file where I backup onto is corrupted or not.


The immediate reason for my concern is that I pulled it out without doing 'Safely remove hardware'.


I know that usually that's not a problem, but also in a general sense I'd like to have a way to know that the backup is viable.


I have been backing up for a year or so, and have never needed to use it. Hopefully will never have to.


But basically - how can I know that it is all OK without actually trying to restore from the external drive?


Thanks for any help,


Julian



Softland
Posts: 1659
Joined: Thu May 23, 2013 7:57 am

Postby Softland » Tue Jun 12, 2012 4:35 pm

Hi,


The backup in destination is tested right after the backup execution.

The test phase is part of the backup process.




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