« Apple Watch At Best Buy? This Is The End Of The World | Main | EM (Electromagnetic Drive) - It's How Aliens Get Here »

July 28, 2015

Comments

MackD

Windows will not permit the creation of a system image on any USB external drive. Only a folder location, cd/dvd, or network location came up as available. I was trying to use a 1T WD My Passport Ultra (USB). The Windows system image process doesn't even detect it as a possible choice, and Macrium returns error message saying it's not a valid destination. Some hunting on the Web revealed that Microsoft apparently won't let you use a USB external drive for making system images (??)

rickgeorges

Of course you can. I am doing it right now. Click File history and advancd. Then create image. I have a 2 terabyte USB 3 western digital drive attached and I create images twice a week. Try plugging the drive directly into a USB port on the computer.

The comments to this entry are closed.

My Photo
Lawyer,Poet, author, educator. Practices real property, corporation, wills, trusts and estates law in Pinellas County, Florida. Writes the FutureLawyer column. Gives seminars on technology and the law. Author of "Life is Simple, Really", Poems about Life, Loving, Family and Fun, and "Poems For Lovers".

Subscribe To FutureLawyer Feed

Click, Click, Document's Done

LawComix

Blog powered by Typepad

Subscribe Free

About the Site

  • Copyright 1995-2020, Richard M. Georges, All rights reserved.