Windows 10: File history drive

Discus and support File history drive in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; I try to do a back-up but keep getting "reconnect file history drive". I use a 64G memory stick but nothing works. HELP?!... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by Sean64, Sep 12, 2019.

  1. Sean64 Win User

    File history drive


    I try to do a back-up but keep getting "reconnect file history drive". I use a 64G memory stick but nothing works. HELP?!

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    Sean64, Sep 12, 2019
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  2. How to stop File History on the old drive and start File History on a new drive?

    I use the external drive
    for File History and have a lot of information there. I want to restart the File History process on a new drive and place the previous File History drive off-site.

    Please suggest the steps to stop File History on the old drive and start File History on a new drive.
     
    CindyRomero, Sep 12, 2019
    #2
  3. File History drive

    Hi Joseph,

    Thank you for contacting Microsoft Community.

    I would like to inform you that if your File History drive has been disconnected for too long, or it doesn't have enough space to save temporary versions of your files. To continue saving copies of your files, you'll need to reconnect your File History drive.
    Plug in your external File History drive or reselect your network. You can start a backup manually or wait for the next scheduled backup or reselect the drive. Here is the steps:

    To manually start a backup


    • Open File History by pressing Windows key> type File History
      > Click on File History.

    • Tap or click Back up now.

    To reselect your drive


    • Open File History by pressing Windows key> type File History
      > Click on File History.

    • Tap or click Select drive.

    • On the Select a File History drive page, tap or click your current drive or network location, and then tap or click
      OK.

    Hope it helps. Let us know if you need more help and we'll be glad to assist.
     
    Navneet Anand, Sep 12, 2019
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  4. GaryBetty Win User

    File history drive

    How to reconnect file history drive? Windows 10

    I cannot reconnect my file history file drive
     
    GaryBetty, Sep 12, 2019
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