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My Query is given below..
SQL
BACKUP DATABASE gsm
TO DISK = 'E\Backups\AdventureWorks.BAK'

and
Error Message:
Cannot open backup device 'c:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL.1\MSSQL\Backup\E\Backups\AdventureWorks.BAK'. Operating system error 3(The system cannot find the path specified.).

is there any solution?
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Updated 18-Feb-12 0:45am
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Dear Friend,

This error means that SQL Server just can't get access to specified device.So after giving proper privileges to Folder

Please refer to this link also:- http://blog.sqlauthority.com/2011/12/17/sql-server-fix-error-msg-3201-level-16-cannot-open-backup-device-operating-system-error-3-the-system-cannot-find-the-path-specified/[^]

Please try this:-

BACKUP DATABASE gsm
TO DISK = 'E:\Backups\AdventureWorks.BAK'


**If E:\ Drive exists then only

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