Windows 10: Do Restore Points Work On External Hard Drives?

Discus and support Do Restore Points Work On External Hard Drives? in Windows 10 Backup and Restore to solve the problem; Hi, I'm wondering if restore points work with external hard drives both HDD and SSD drives. If they do, do they work in such a way that I could create... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Backup and Restore' started by ryevick, Nov 30, 2020.

  1. ryevick Win User

    Do Restore Points Work On External Hard Drives?


    Hi, I'm wondering if restore points work with external hard drives both HDD and SSD drives. If they do, do they work in such a way that I could create a restore point using my desktop computer (Windows 10 Pro) and if I need to repair the drive while away from that PC, I could do it using my laptop (Windows 10 Home)?

    I may be under the wrong impression but my understanding of a restore point is it saves critical data to the specific drive about that specific drive and not information about the operating system, it's only data about that drive and how to restore that drive if needed. Is this correct?

    :)
     
    ryevick, Nov 30, 2020
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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, Nov 30, 2020
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  3. ryevick Win User
    Do Restore Points Work On External Hard Drives?

    Hi, I'm wondering if restore points work with external hard drives both HDD and SSD drives. If they do, do they work in such a way that I could create a restore point using my desktop computer (Windows 10 Pro) and if I need to repair the drive while away from that PC, I could do it using my laptop (Windows 10 Home)?

    I may be under the wrong impression but my understanding of a restore point is it saves critical data to the specific drive about that specific drive and not information about the operating system, it's only data about that drive and how to restore that drive if needed. Is this correct?
     
    ryevick, Nov 30, 2020
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  4. Do Restore Points Work On External Hard Drives?

    Free hard drive backup/restore program?

    Obviously you're looking for something besides your Xp Pro utility that does this?
     
    thoughtdisorder, Nov 30, 2020
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