I'm sure that this is a "variation on a theme", but I'm close to dumping McAfee and moving to a.n.other provider for the 5 PC's at home.
I recently built my wife a new PC on Win7 64-bit. We have a Wireless-N Dlink router into which a Western Digital Mybook II is connected for backup storage.
Every time the automated backup on the windows7 desktop runs, it fails, giving a message about not finding the network resource.
If I disable McAfee firewall, then the backup works.
My corporate laptop runs Symantec virus and firewall and has never failed a backup on my home network, again, running Win7 64-bit.
All other machines can see the Win-7 desktop running McAfee, and while connects are slow (probably the firewall?) they do seem to hold up.
Anyone have any ideas?
Could you please let us know if you have any network drives in your back up selection ? Also, please provide us with a screen shot of the error message that would help us to proceed further on this.
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Your posting gave me an idea.
I mapped the network path to a drive (drive Z:) and for the first time, the backup succeeded. I will leave it running this week and see what happens.
Will also do some screen shots for the the failures if they appear again.
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