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DriveImage XML: index file corrupted, can't restore

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#1 shawnvw


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Posted 19 May 2013 - 02:31 PM

I have several backups of my old laptop that I made using DriveImage XML by Runtime Software. Today I tried to restore files from the backups and got several error such as Missing '<' in close tag of element 'bitmapitem' and Missing close tag in element 'map'.


The index files (if that's the right term) are written in XML, and I looked inside them with an XML editor. I know only a little about XML, but based on what the parser tells me there seem to be many, many errors with misplaced or missing close tags. It could take ages to fix  them all.


Is there another option? Is there a way to regenerate the XML file? Or can I bypass it completely? (I'm just trying to browse the backup for certain files, not restore the whole image.)






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Posted 26 May 2013 - 11:00 AM

How to Backup and Restore your hard drive with DriveImage XML


This tutorial has a section titled How to restore individual files, folders and data: which may be of help.

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