Windows 10: Backing up NAS files --4TB passport USB3 HDD's available
Backing up NAS files --4TB passport USB3 HDD's available
Backing up NAS data can be problematic but remember if you have a lot of data on NAS server then consider that you could get HDD failures on that too.
The new 4TB portable passport size USB HDD's are great -- around 150 EUR currently -- I like the small footprint and portability of these HDD's as well.
I've formatted mine as EXT4 as my NAS is Linux but if you use GPT they work on Windows too.
4TB on a self powered portable small drive is great stuff -- until SSD's of this size become cheap it's worrh looking at these for this type of backup -- there's no reason why these drives should be unreliable.
Sage advice. Might look into a backup for the backup!
Regarding SSD sizes I guess you could raid two 2tb ones together?
Hi, if I'm going to reset Windows 10 and I select "Remove everything", would copying all my files, apps and games to an external HDD and moving them back to my desktop's SSD be an issue? As opposed to reinstalling everything again. Thanks.
I'm moving backed up files to a new hard drive/Windows install and the filenames are:
filename (2016_08_22 05_14_11 UTC).extension
Why is this happening?
When I open the BIOS the pen drives plugged into the USB3 hub are not listed in the "Boot priority settings", however, if a pen drive is plugged directly into the PC USB3 or USB2 port it appears in the "Boot priority settings".
Once booted into...
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Now if I plug a USB3 HDD (Toshiba) into a USB2 socket where I've connected a powered USB2 hub I'm getting copy speeds of...
I've upgraded to Windows 10, but now I want to clean install the OS to have it run as smoothly as possible. Obviously this will involve wiping my laptop's hard drive (a 500GB SSD), which has about 50GB of work, photos, and music on it. This data...