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: ForumFixing Damaged Sectors without Reformating or using Disk Utility ForumFixing vista system failure with windows 7 disk ForumFixing a scratched disk - an observation ForumHow to backup VM disk file ForumMy acer aspire 5349 was messing up so i did a recovery in hopes of fixing it and ForumSabertooth X79 Disk Corruption Issues ForumNeed help fixing "Microsoft Windows Search Indexer has stopped working" ForumHard Disk : S.M.A.R.T. Status Bad, Backup and Replace ForumNo backup disk No recovery disk ForumBackup and Restore ForumBack-up question on system images? ForumWindows Backup Error any fix ? ForumHow to make a Backup Disc? ForumHow to fix a disk read error occurred press ctrl alt del to restart and the blac ForumS.M.A.R.T Status BAD, Backup and Replace error Forum1 HDD vs. 2 HDD RAID-0 Forum[Solved] The best <32GB SSD disk for a 'netbook' laptop? ForumHow to remove disk is write protected error ForumBackup/Synchronization Solution. ForumWin XP cannot get master boot in bios ONLY one hd disk no dvd or cd recognized More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !