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How to create WBAdmin automated backup script for system state only to D drive ?

Hi Everyone,

is there any way to create automated script to backup system state on my Windows Server 2008 using WBAdmin into D drive inside a directory ?

I tried numerous time but it is still failed like the following script on cmd prompt.

any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks
C:\Users\Administrator>wbadmin START SYSTEMSTATEBACKUP -backuptarget:D:\Admin\Backup
wbadmin 1.0 - Backup command-line tool
(C) Copyright 2004 Microsoft Corp.

Starting System State Backup [12/02/2011 4:22 AM]
Retrieving volume information...

This would backup the system state from volume(s) SYS(C:) to D:\Admin\Backup.
Do you want to start the backup operation?
[Y] Yes [N] No Y


ERROR - Specified backup location could not be found.


C:\Users\Administrator>wbadmin START SYSTEMSTATEBACKUP -backuptarget:D:\Admin
wbadmin 1.0 - Backup command-line tool
(C) Copyright 2004 Microsoft Corp.

Starting System State Backup [12/02/2011 4:22 AM]
Retrieving volume information...

This would backup the system state from volume(s) SYS(C:) to D:\Admin.
Do you want to start the backup operation?
[Y] Yes [N] No Y


ERROR - Specified backup location could not be found.


C:\Users\Administrator>wbadmin START SYSTEMSTATEBACKUP -backuptarget:"D:\Admin\Backup" -quiet
wbadmin 1.0 - Backup command-line tool
(C) Copyright 2004 Microsoft Corp.

Starting System State Backup [12/02/2011 4:23 AM]
Retrieving volume information...

This would backup the system state from volume(s) SYS(C:) to D:\Admin\Backup.

ERROR - Specified backup location could not be found.


C:\Users\Administrator>wbadmin START SYSTEMSTATEBACKUP -backuptarget:D:\ -quiet
wbadmin 1.0 - Backup command-line tool
(C) Copyright 2004 Microsoft Corp.

Starting System State Backup [12/02/2011 4:23 AM]
Retrieving volume information...

This would backup the system state from volume(s) SYS(C:) to D:\.

ERROR - Specified backup location could not be found.


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yes you are right D: only !