Connected a Samsung USB phone by USB which auto-loaded a driver that has corrupted a non-OD HD. Try to run chkdsk to fix it, but I get a message saying it cannot run because of loading the Samsung driver and to go back to an earlier restore point, which I did but get the same message.
It looks like only the main folder containing Music is affected as I can access the drive in my homegroup remotely, so can I just delete just this folder and restore it with WHS2011?
When I check with TestDisk, does this mean anything - it says ...
1 x DiskSecure MB size 1917848077
Bad relative sector
2 x Sys=43 size 1818575915
Bar relative sector
3 x Sys=72 size 10
Space conflict between 1 x DiskSecure MB and 3 x Sys 72
I can't see any 'fix' options in this program so advice on any others would help greatly
I also have Paragon HDM which says the drive MFT is corrupted and could be fixed with chkdsk,so before I do anything drastic, has anybody any advice on....
1. Is there any way to force chkdsk to run?
2. Are there any other programs that could fix this?
3. Can I restore the disk (or maybe just some corrupted folders) from my WHS 2011 backup and how do I do that? and do I have to remove / delete the folders before hand?
Thanks in worried hope...TomP
PS: Apologies as I also posted this on Homeservershow
I was able to solve my Win 7 Ultimate problem with this process:
1.On your client computer, go to Start and search for command prompt "cmd".
2.In the search results, find cmd.exe and run as administrator.
3.Type the following command prompt:
reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows Server\ClientDeployment" /v SkipDomainJoin /t REG_DWORD /d 1
4.Complete the steps on the Connect Computers to the Server Help topic.
So finally got most of the clients connected. Then went ahead and installed the remainder of hard drives - 6 x 3Tb WD Red drives in RAID 6 configuration.
I'd initially had two drives in RAID 1 and had several client PCs set up and backing up nightly - in the dashboard I moved the folders to an external USB hard drive.
After installing the drives I then deleted the RAID 1 logical volume and recreated the final RAID 6 array.
Somewhere along the way, the external USB drive decided to not be recognized - no problem but then I hit an issue where the clients showed up but I couldn't configure backups.
Finally had to re-install the connector on all of the clients.
Fingers crossed - I'm running backups on clients and loading several TB of music, videos, movies and pics on to it.
I'm replacing an HP Micro Server N40L which was pretty slow - as I'm working the bugs out with WS 2012e R2 I'm really starting to like the features!!!!
Thanks again for you help!!
It's the same issue than described above. Bare Metal Recovery could not be terminated.
I found out that Server Backups works after a server reboot. It works once, and next time fails again. But the first backup after each reboot works.
I am also still an owner of a WHS v1 (Tranquile). I recently bought a new Surface Pro 4 with Windows 10 pro and it won't backup either, not automatic and not manual. I think the automatic one won't even start, no failed backup in the console. If I start manually it says 'the computer failed to take a snapshot of the volume for backup'.
Bummer, is it finally time to replace it with a NAS? And if so, which one? :/