Windows 10: windows 10 not backing up to hard drive

Discus and support windows 10 not backing up to hard drive in Microsoft Windows 10 Store to solve the problem; I have a Toshiba hard drive. I can manually copy files to it; it appears on the File Manager as an F drive. Despite trying a number of steps, I cannot... Discussion in 'Microsoft Windows 10 Store' started by WhoknowsWH, Apr 21, 2019.

  1. windows 10 not backing up to hard drive


    I have a Toshiba hard drive. I can manually copy files to it; it appears on the File Manager as an F drive. Despite trying a number of steps, I cannot get Windows to back up to the drive. I can manually copy and paste files from the PC to the HD and that works. The 'Back Up' settings on control panel are set to back up to the hard drive and when I press back up it appears to run smoothly and eventually says backup is is finished but there are no new files on the HD. I have set File History to this drive but again this does not result in it backing up to the HD. There is a current update to my File History. It must be somewhere on my C drive; when I search for it, a current version comes up. I can open the files but there is nothing under 'properties' except the word 'preview' so I cannot trace it's location - except that no update appears on my HD.

    I've turned system protection on and off but this makes no difference.


    Can anyone help me? Many thanks

    :)
     
    WhoknowsWH, Apr 21, 2019
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  2. little cat, Apr 21, 2019
    #2
  3. Overclock your hard drive!!!

    Heres a much easier hack that I realized quite a few years ago that really does work!

    REQUIREMENTS:
    • Hard drive with molex power connection.
    • PSU with more than 1 strand that has molex plugs on it.
    • Wire strippers, soldering iron if you're fancy, electrical tape if you're not.
    STEPS:
    • Take the strand of connectors from your PSU, and decide which one will be the donator for this overclocking adventure.
    • Cut the yellow and orange cables, then twist them together.
    • Find the power connector you've chosen as the overclocking connector, and release the orange cable from the connector. Now use your preferred method to bind them together, then place it back together.
    • Plug in a drive and feel the speed!
    Congratulations! You've just overclocked your hard drive!
     
    Sir B. Fannybottom, Apr 21, 2019
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  4. Mathragh Win User

    windows 10 not backing up to hard drive

    Overclock your hard drive!!!

    Wut =D

    what is that supposed to accomplish?
     
    Mathragh, Apr 21, 2019
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