backup files don't show names

  geedad 11:31 13 Nov 2009
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My PC is partitioned "c" and "D".
I have just backed up my "C" drive to an external drive, using Paragon Backup.
When I checked the backup on the external drive, the files were all long digits with no original names. If I need to restore only some files, how do I know where to find them?
What I DO see is about 32 files, each one precisely 1.95G long, but no familiar file names.
Also, can I now reformat drive "C", without affecting the partitioned drive "D", and, assuming that I can eventually know what I am looking at, return some files back to drive "C"?
geedad

  rawprawn 12:35 13 Nov 2009

I'm not sure this is the answer but Is your external drive formatted FAT or NTFS? if it's formatted FAT it will not take a full backup file without splitting it.
I would suggest formatting to NTFS

  geedad 13:08 13 Nov 2009

rawprawn
Yes, I should have stated that in my posting.Both drives are NTFS.
I am surprised that I have not had a reply from Paragon, their support is very good, but they have not replied for some time regardinhg THIS particular problem.
Should I be able to "see" the file names?
geedad

  rawprawn 14:44 13 Nov 2009

Sorry I don't know,I have never used Paragon.

  geedad 15:27 13 Nov 2009

rawprawn
Thanks, anyway!
geedad

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