Windows 10: External drive backup

Discus and support External drive backup in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware to solve the problem; Hi, recently I bought a new computer dell Inspiron small desktop, I also own a "Toshiba external hard drive USB 3.0 USB devise", which I used to backup... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware' started by GilbertoSaint-Hilaire, Mar 17, 2020.

  1. External drive backup


    Hi, recently I bought a new computer dell Inspiron small desktop, I also own a "Toshiba external hard drive USB 3.0 USB devise", which I used to backup my previous

    desktop computer for years where I saved valuable files and documents. Now when I tried to open this devise in my new computer I can't. I tried so many way

    and I'm giving up. I also check so many web technical sites and I have not found a solution. So anybody who may have a knowledge this problem, please let me know how I finally can I open it.

    I contact Toshiba's customer service but they were unable to solve my problem.

    :)
     
    GilbertoSaint-Hilaire, Mar 17, 2020
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  2. JATownes Win User

    Hard Drive / External Drive + Backups Configuration?

    I run 2 500GB drives in RAID-0. (Seagate 7200.12 drives)

    This is very good advice. I have lost my array once. *Mad External drive backup :mad: I backup weekly to an external, and also copy any important files (work data, game saves, pics, etc.) to my 500GB "personal" drive. So basically, I have an image of my Array saved to the external, and a copy of "My Documents" backed up to the internal 500GB.

    Moral of the story: Definately backup often, whether running a RAID array or not. *Toast :toast:
     
    JATownes, Mar 17, 2020
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  3. 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, Mar 17, 2020
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    Hard Drive / External Drive + Backups Configuration?

    Pickup a 2TB for internal use, use all above drives as external for periodic backup of the 2TB. That way you have the best of both worlds, backup and "speed".
     
    JrRacinFan, Mar 17, 2020
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