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Restore - restores 'empty' files only


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I had a full backup of my PC and I am trying to restore it to a different folder on a network drive. The PC that was backed up was wiped.


After a restore that took almost an entire day, the new folder shows that all folders and files are restored, BUT the files are zero kb and can't be opened. So I can browse and see all the folders and files, but can't open any of them. Very confusing and frustrating since it's an 80 gig backup and as I mentioned it takes almost an entire day to do the restore.


I should have used 'copy' which doesn't use the cryptic unusable backup files...but too late for that.


Can anybody help with this? I backed up to the WD 1 TB world book, and am trying to restore to the same device.

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