Windows 10: Cannot backup system image to one of two drives

Discus and support Cannot backup system image to one of two drives in Windows 10 Backup and Restore to solve the problem; I have two external hard drives, WD-RED 2.0 TB, each is installed in a "Plugable" USB3-SATA-USASP1 SCSI Disk drive plugged into separate USB drives on... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Backup and Restore' started by SOHO1, Jan 30, 2016.

  1. SOHO1 Win User

    Cannot backup system image to one of two drives


    I have two external hard drives, WD-RED 2.0 TB, each is installed in a "Plugable" USB3-SATA-USASP1 SCSI Disk drive plugged into separate USB drives on my Dell Inspiron. (Drives F: and G*Smile The first is a tad full and will no longer fit another system image. So, I wanted to backup to the second which has plenty of space, being mostly unused. I just finished a file backup, to G: but cannot write a system image because Windows 10 does not show the drive as an eligible backup device!

    The only difference I can see in properties of the two file systems is that the second one allows files and content to be indexed.

    Suggestions?

    :)
     
    SOHO1, Jan 30, 2016
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    Thank you for the clarification and your suggestion noted for compliance.
     
    SrinivasanJ, Jan 30, 2016
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  3. Shilohbob Win User
    Backup of two computers system image in one external Harddrive

     
    Shilohbob, Jan 30, 2016
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