Windows 10: Backup from one external hard drive to another

Discus and support Backup from one external hard drive to another in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; I have a Dell Inspiron 15 laptop with the latest version of Windows 10. I have been backing up my photos from one external hard drive to another (both... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by Carol D., Aug 30, 2019.

  1. Carol D. Win User

    Backup from one external hard drive to another


    I have a Dell Inspiron 15 laptop with the latest version of Windows 10. I have been backing up my photos from one external hard drive to another (both 2TB) using Windows 7 backup and restore for a few years. After copying all my images to a 5TB drive, and having another blank 5TB drive for backups, I tried to change the settings to reflect the two new drives, but I'm not getting the option to back up from an EHD. I hoping someone can help or point me in the right direction. Thanks.

    :)
     
    Carol D., Aug 30, 2019
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  2. sumasage Win User

    Free hard drive backup/restore program?

    I am looking for a free (freeware) program that will back up and restore a hard drive. I'm looking to clone a few external hard drives. If the program will backup the used space instead of the whole drive this will be awesome! Thanks for any suggestions.
     
    sumasage, Aug 30, 2019
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  3. Remon Ont Win User
    External Hard Drive

    Hi John,

    We suggest that you try the troubleshooting steps below:

    • Open your External Hard Drive file in File Explorer.
    • Type the name of the file you want to search on the search box and click Enter.
    The file will show up in Search Results and you will be able to move it to the correct folder.

    Let us know if you need further help.
     
    Remon Ont, Aug 30, 2019
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  4. Backup from one external hard drive to another

    Free hard drive backup/restore program?

    Obviously you're looking for something besides your Xp Pro utility that does this?
     
    thoughtdisorder, Aug 30, 2019
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