Replace damaged backup disks

If you have lost or damaged backup disks that contains an archive, you can replace the media and back up the photos to another CD or DVD. You cannot do this if you have removed the photos from your hard drive or you do not have duplicate backup disks.

tip Tip

If you are not sure that your backup disk is damaged, you can check it.


1.Open an archive.
2.Click Tools > Archive Settings.
3.On the Manage Archive tab, select a row in Discs in the archive.
4.Click the Remove CD button.

If the photos on the damaged backup disk are still on your hard drive, the photos appear in the main window with pink labels.

5.Back up the photos to another CD or DVD.


note Note

If the photos are not on your hard drive, the main window is blank.

relatedtopics Related Topics

Managing backup disks

Create redundant archives

Scan existing backups

Check for a damaged backup disk

Archive Settings command (Tools menu)

Manage Archive tab (Archive Settings dialog box)