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I have a PC that's data needs to be backed up but keeps failing .(500gb of data)
I have done a check disk and manufactures test on the hard drive and it passed
I have defragged the drive.
I used tera copy to copy the data failed
i have used backup assist failed at 250gb 40 hours

Tera copy just freezes
Backup assist just stopped with an error message that i have attached.
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Backup-assist-error-message.txt
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Commented:
Its highly recommended to use FREE
Paragon Backup & Recovery
http://www.paragon-software.com/home/br-free/

Use the rescue CD to boot the computer and create a full backup of the machine to an external Harddisk
The format the harddisk completely and deploy the image back

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I tried using Paragon to create an image of the drive it gives an error message out of memory.
Pc also does not want to boot acronis or <Admin Edit>.
Tried to copy small amount of files at a time but still fails.
pc is configured to raid1 mirror.
DavidPresident
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Commented:
chkdsk is NOT a diagnostic, but it really doesn't matter ... the only diagnostic you need to worry about is the one that proves the drive has unreadable blocks.

If you want to get as much data as possible, take it to a professional recovery firm and expect to pay around $500.

Or try something like spin rite, but remember that this puts a great deal of stress on the drive, and it could take a week or longer to crunch away on the disk.
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What are you backing up to? When you tried the Paragon backup tool, did you do it from the boot cd or did you try it from the installed version?
DavidPresident
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Commented:
You could always create a bootable USB ubuntu stick and then image the raw disk with dd.  That would eliminate anything that has to do with a file system or application software.  If dd dies with unrecoverable read errors, then you can stop wasting your time thinking a different backup software product or defragging or chkdsk is going to fix it.
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i have used backup assist failed at 250gb 40 hours

That drive is at the end of its life. you could try spinrite and it will do its best to recover any recoverable areas, other than that copy off what you can, accept that what you can't is now gone and now institute a backup policy so that a drive failure isn't a life ending ordeal
DavidPresident
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End of life? More like afterlife.  The question *should* be about restoring a backup onto a RAID1, not making a backup.
What are you trying to back up to?USB HDD etc...?
You don't offer any information regarding the hardware involved.
Your error message seems to indicate a potential hardware issue.
What are the basics of your system??
[ How old is it, what's the O/S, 32 or 64 bit, how much RAM do you have, what's the CPU, what hard drive are you backing up from, what are you backing up to, etc. ]

Since your error message refers to Out of Memory errors, one thing I would do is run diagnostics on the memory.
Memtest86 Download is well-known free memory diagnostic. Download the current iso file & burn it to a CD/DVD to make a bootable disk.
Boot from the disk & set the app to run for 20-30 cycles. [this could possibly run over-night so plan for that]
Tried using acronis image, ghost image and spinrite. (did not resolve issue)
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So is it a DRIVE problem or a MOTHERBOARD controller problem?

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Removing drive and inserting it in an external enclosure.

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