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I have a SBS domain with a Windows Server 2003 computer.
Periodically, I use the 2003 computer to make backups of the data on the SBS and 2003 computers.
I have scheduled some of these backups to run automatically.

My problem is that the Scheduler fires off and the backup creates a backup log, but the log is blank and the backup never backups the files.
However, when I go directly to the Scheduler and right-click/run, the backup works fine.

Any ideas as to what is happening?

Thanks,
Slator


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Hi Slator,

i had the same problem last week that was solved by a hot fix
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=821730

most uninformative microsoft article ever but when request the fix things should be ok

Cheers!
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Jay,
Thanks for the information.  My problem was solved.

Sure does make one wonder about MS when such a basic process does not work properly.
One would think MS would widely publish the problem.  I struggled with the issue for hours,
never "dreaming" it was a MS/OS "BUG".

Thanks again,
Slator
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excellent :)
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