Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.



35 posts

Geek


Topic # 139400 7-Feb-2014 17:03 Send private message

Google make a bit of a feature of you being able to get all your data on to your PC, but has anyone done it recently?
I've archived mostly my Gmail (6GB) and had continual failures trying to get it. Initially the problems were downloads weren't completed (a bit annoying if Google, despite what they say, don't break up the archive into smaller chunks) and lately it's been more about circular references when I try and download a created archive.
Just wondering if it's me, the PC, the browser (I use FF & Chrome), the ISP, or Google.

Create new topic
2792 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 64

Trusted

  Reply # 983216 10-Feb-2014 11:01 Send private message

I'll give it a go. Just creating the archive now.

2792 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 64

Trusted

  Reply # 983272 10-Feb-2014 12:48 One person supports this post Send private message

I am unable to create an archive successfully. I just get a zip containing an errors.html with notes about being unable to retrieve the data.

782 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 221

Subscriber

  Reply # 983277 10-Feb-2014 13:07 Send private message

Was curious so I gave it a go with the same results, just zip containing an html page of errors.

Gave them super helpful feedback.


Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Geekzone giveaway: Thecus N2310 NAS
Created by freitasm, last reply by Dunnersfella on 24-Jul-2014 23:17 (81 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


Is chorus going to deliberately slow adsl internet down
Created by rugrat, last reply by NonprayingMantis on 24-Jul-2014 18:44 (38 replies)
Pages... 2 3


MH 17 "shot down" all dead
Created by joker97, last reply by ScuL on 24-Jul-2014 21:40 (203 replies)
Pages... 12 13 14


PB Computers experiences
Created by KiwiNZ, last reply by blakamin on 24-Jul-2014 20:43 (41 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Huge Fuss, didn't even make it a year.
Created by networkn, last reply by Glassboy on 22-Jul-2014 19:50 (121 replies)
Pages... 7 8 9


Skinny's new aggressive ad campaign
Created by Yabanize, last reply by Yabanize on 22-Jul-2014 23:35 (52 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Sickening floral smell in car, What next?
Created by TimA, last reply by Sidestep on 25-Jul-2014 03:52 (32 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Giving notice
Created by IlDuce, last reply by kharris on 24-Jul-2014 17:36 (15 replies)


Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.