Fixing backup disk "system file error" Tags: Hard Drives Western Digital System File External Drive Backup Windows Vista Storage Last response: March 24, 2011 7:14 PM in Storage Share haf December 13, 2009 5:09:41 PM Vista won't let me back-up my C drive onto my external WD 500gb external drive. I get a message "system file error - fix using disk error checking tool" More about : fixing backup disk system file error r_manic a b G Storage December 16, 2009 7:00:18 AM So do what the OS tells you do. It wants you to run the disk error checking tool because it thinks there's something wrong with the data on your hard drive. If you keep the message after running the check, then there is something wrong. mbmoigua March 24, 2011 7:14:57 PM fixing backup disk system file error Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Fixing Damaged Sectors without Reformating or using Disk Utility Forum Fixing vista system failure with windows 7 disk Forum Fixing a scratched disk - an observation Forum How to backup VM disk file Forum My acer aspire 5349 was messing up so i did a recovery in hopes of fixing it and Forum Sabertooth X79 Disk Corruption Issues Forum Need help fixing "Microsoft Windows Search Indexer has stopped working" Forum Hard Disk : S.M.A.R.T. Status Bad, Backup and Replace Forum No backup disk No recovery disk Forum Backup and Restore Forum Back-up question on system images? Forum Windows Backup Error any fix ? Forum How to make a Backup Disc? Forum How to fix a disk read error occurred press ctrl alt del to restart and the blac Forum S.M.A.R.T Status BAD, Backup and Replace error Forum 1 HDD vs. 2 HDD RAID-0 Forum [Solved] The best <32GB SSD disk for a 'netbook' laptop? Forum How to remove disk is write protected error Forum Backup/Synchronization Solution. Forum Win XP cannot get master boot in bios ONLY one hd disk no dvd or cd recognized Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !