Lightroom: LR3 error msg "The files could not be copied to the backup location"

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When importing into LR3 I now get the error message: "The files could not be copied to the backup location". This just started happening. Anybody have an idea why? And, does this mean I don't have my images saved anywhere?
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Rob Cole

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Can *you* copy files to the backup location? (or is it just Lightroom)

My first guess would be that your backup location is full or on the blink.
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Or the backup folder no longer exists. Try changing the location.
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Thanks for the replies! It is weird because I see the folders of original images on my HD (and there is plenty of space). Could it be because I uploaded all of the files directly from the CF card?