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Backup program produces message saying not enough space

Using Norton Backup and get message that there is no more room but this is not true - it saves to hard drive and there is a lot of space.  I have searched on your database and it seems a successful solution - not with Norton - was something to do with %temp% files and/or fiddling with compression switch - but I am not expert enough to have followed all that!  It seems though that the program thinks there is not enough space when in fact there is....
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SelfGovernCommented:
See of Norton is configured to reserve a certain amount of free space, or perhaps to take up no more than a certain amount of space.

Do you have multiple disks, or multiple partitions on one disk?   Perhaps the target partition/disk has lots of free space, but the partition or disk where the log files/database is kept is close to full?

The answer you get about a different program is not likely to have a solution for your totally different program.
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Lomed_GeoffAuthor Commented:
Thank you:  Can you outline how I would go about checking the Norton configuration?  Unfortunately I won't be on that computer until much later tonight but if you can describe the steps I can look at that.
I believe I only have  a C Drive on that computer ie no D partition...
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SelfGovernCommented:
I don't know Norton, but I've seen symptoms similar to this which led to my suggestion.  You'll have to take a quick dive into the manual.  Look for things in the 'configuration' or 'options' section.
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Lomed_GeoffAuthor Commented:
Sorry, I have not yet managed to get to this computer to test the above - thank you for your patience.
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Lomed_GeoffAuthor Commented:
In fact the issue has gone away!  Norton notified that it was making updates and following the updates the problem has disappeared.  Thank you Self Govern but it appears the issue must have been at their end.
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Lomed_GeoffAuthor Commented:
In fact this was a none question in the end so please delete from your stats!
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