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SQL Server 2000 Backup Fails

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 12, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server

Hello Everyone and thanks for your help in advance.  I am trying to backup a SQL Server 2000 database to an external hard drive.  I am attempting to do a complete backup, however, each time I attempt this I receive the follwoing error:

Write on "M:\SQL Server\MYDATABASE.bak' failed, status = 1117.  See the SQL Server error log for more details.

BACKUP DATABASE is terminating abnormally


In the event viewer, I receive Event ID 17055 with the message:


BACKUP failed to complete the command BACKUP DATABASE [KidsLocal] TO  DISK = N'M:\SQL Server\MYDATABASE.bak' WITH  INIT ,  NOUNLOAD ,  NAME = N'MYDATABASE backup',  NOSKIP ,  STATS = 10,  NOFORMAT

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