I recently had a question closed due to it being labeled as not a real quesiton, so I just rewrote the question and wanted to ask if it could be opened again and also, if the negative score could be zeroed out.
Your question still doesn't have an actual problem there. It is trying to hedge your bets on picking out software that will not create a possibly corrupted backup file.
The following searches should help you out:
Have a clear problem and ask it directly - don't tack on extra questions as they come to you. Pause and ask in a clear and concise way.