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Stuck Backup and Backup Errors


Carbonite backs up your computer automatically. However, there may be some instances that prevent Carbonite from backing up your computer properly.

This article applies to:
Carbonite Plans Products Platforms
Basic, Plus, Prime, Core, Power, and Ultimate (Not sure?) Safe and Safe Pro (Not sure?) Windows


The sections below are collapsible. Click the section below that matches your operating system.

Step 2: Perform Basic Troubleshooting

  1. Restart your computer.
  2. Update Carbonite to the latest version.

Step 3: Further Troubleshooting

If you reached this point, it may indicate that there are problems with your computer. These problems include, but are not limited to malware, viruses, bad drive sectors, file system errors, mechanical failures, etc.

If you exhausted all other steps, please contact Support for further troubleshooting.