rotormota 18:39 06 Oct 2006


Does anyone know why my external drive shows up with a little red cross against it in my Acronis back up prog?

I want to do my usual back up but I can't presumably because of what the red cross means.


  mattyc_92 18:45 06 Oct 2006

I don't follow what you mean by "little red cross against it in my Acronis backup prog"

When do you see this "red cross"?

  rotormota 18:57 06 Oct 2006

When starting 'Create Image' & it maps the various drives. The external has a red cross.

  David4637 19:00 06 Oct 2006

What version of Acronis, and details of where the X is? David

  woodchip 19:24 06 Oct 2006

Check your External disc, with Dick checker in Windows. Double click My Computer right click the drive you want to use click properties\Tools disc checker tix the box yo fix errors

  mattyc_92 19:30 06 Oct 2006

"Check your External disc, with Dick checker in Windows."

I hope you mean DISK checker :-P

  Mr Mistoffelees 19:35 06 Oct 2006

Richard Checker???

  woodchip 19:40 06 Oct 2006

mattyc_92 Yes that's one of my back fires

  rotormota 20:37 07 Oct 2006

Hi again,

From what I can make out the white cross in the red circle next to the drive means it has damaged partitions.

Can't find anything else yet about what to do in this sitiuation. Any ideas?

Many thanks.

  woodchip 22:12 07 Oct 2006

Have you tried what I said above

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