How to delete files from Norton 360 backup disk?

March 9, 2012 at 00:50:14
Specs: Windows 7
Using Norton 360 on Win 7. Want to remove some old folders from backup disk.

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#1
March 9, 2012 at 14:41:53
Back up folders are typically compressed to save space and usually the back up software does not allow individual files to be deleted as a protection for your back up, though you can usually do a partial restore.
The only way I can think of is to make a new back up and delete the older one.
Why are you not using the built in Windows 7 back up? With the Windows 7 back up and a drive image plus the Windows 7 Repair Disk (you make it in the back up section). you can completely restore your system even to a new hard drive. Using the Norton back up you first have to install Windows 7, then install Norton, and then you can restore your files and settings.

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#2
March 10, 2012 at 14:17:54
Open the backup in explorer and see if you can delete the file like a normal file.

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