What is this and can I just delete it?

Discussion in 'backup, imaging & disk mgmt' started by bgoodman4, Mar 9, 2011.

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  1. bgoodman4

    bgoodman4 Registered Member

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    Tonight I got a low disk space message and I ran SpaceSniffer (very nice program by the way) and discovered that on March 3rd a bunch of files were created that took up 43 gigs of space. I have no idea what these files may be or where from. The only thing that was happening that day was my monthly PC maintenance which culminated with a reinstall of RollBack Rx at 16:40. As you can see from the attached the files were created at between 14:57 and 16:22.

    Mind you now that I think of it at around that time I was probably imaging my drive using Paragon Backup 10. I wonder if I imaged to the C: drive rather than the external drive I thought I intended to image to. Are these Paragon backup files? If they are can I copy the files to the external drive or would doing so compromise these files and thus they should be junked?
     

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    Well I just answered my own question. They are indeed Paragon image files. As part of my maintenance I image to 2 different drives one of which is stored off site. I plugged the onsite drive in and went to the image and the files are the same size etc. Mystery solved.

    Can I simply copy to the offsite drive or would I be better off re-imaging?
     
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    bgoodman4 Registered Member

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    Never mind, I un-installed Rx, deleted the files, and re-imaged the drive.
     
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