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    New Lounger
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    I have a Lenovo x86 duo core machine with an OEM disk that has a small partition that contains XP Pro installation software. The disk also contains dual boot XP Pro and Win 7 installations. When I run backup under Win 7 and only select "include system image of drives (H, (C" and nothing else it works fines. If I either deselect "include system image of drives (H, (C" and select some files/folders to backup or leave "include system image of drives (H, (C" selected and also select some files/folders the backup fails with error code 0x8007007B.

    Does anyone know why this problem occurs? Does it have to do with the OEM disk?

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    It's very possible that this is due to the limitations of the very basic Win 7 Backup and Restore. What you are trying to do is not included in this app. Most 3rd party Imaging apps will allow these type operations. I use Acronis True Image Home 2011 (2010 for my wife's PC) which does allow incremental backups as well as full images of one or all partitions. I believe Macrium Reflect does as well. Check them out.
    Have a Great Day! Ted

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