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The specified file could not be found

  • Hi,

    I am dual-booting Windows 2000, and have made a copy of my first system drive by booting onto my second system drive and simply copying the first system over.

    Whenever I try to archive the copied system files, 7-zip goes through the archiving process for a while, until the error

    The specified file could not be found

    is displayed.

    Is this some sort of file permissions problem?  I am using NTFS.  Or perhaps there is a file whose name contains illegal characters, or maybe a filename which is too long?  I can't seem to narrow it down.

    Has anyone else had this error and been able to figure out what caused it?

    Many Thanks,

    • Igor Pavlov
      Igor Pavlov

      Reduce set of files and try to find problem file.

    • Perhaps 7-Zip could display the name of the file that can't be added to the archive, rather than me having to manually search through 48946 files and 2576 folders, particularly when I don't know what I'm looking for?

      Thanks again for any help,

    • Иногда архивирую очень много файлов и БОЕВОЙ диретории, при этом пользователи в процессе могут какой-нибудь удалить, а 7-Zip жмёт по заранее созданному списку и не обгаружив файла, просто вываливается, нет ли возможности игнорировать не найденные файлы?