Norton displays "Last Backup: Not available"

This problem occurs in computers with Windows 64-bit operating system, with file path greater than 256 characters. To resolve this problem, run LiveUpdate to get the latest updates and then configure the backup set again. You will still be able to restore previously backed up data, but will not be able to backup new files.


Run LiveUpdate

  1. Start Norton.

  2. In the main window, click Security, and then click LiveUpdate.

  3. When Norton LiveUpdate is finished, click OK.

  4. Run LiveUpdate until you see the message, "Your Norton product has the latest protection updates."


Create a new backup set

  1. Start Norton.

  2. Click Settings.

  3. Under Detailed Settings, click Backup Settings.

  4. Under Backup Settings, next to Manage Backup, click Configure.

  5. On the Summary tab, under Things you can do, click Create new backup set.

  6. Type in a name for your new backup set, and then click OK.

  7. On the What tab, check the drives or My Documents under Sources, from where you want to back up files or folders.

  8. Under File Types, select the file categories that you want to back up.

    If you do not want to backup a particular type of file, click on the slider to turn it off. To add additional files or folders, click Add or exclude files and folders, and then click Include File or Include Folder to select the files or folders.

  9. On the Where tab, select a destination to store the backed-up files.

  10. Click Save Settings.

  11. Click Run Backup.

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DOCID: v121088218_EndUserProfile_en_us
Operating System: Windows
Last modified: 09/04/2017