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  1.    19 Jul 2016 #1
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    File history problem


    How to solve the problem to turn on the file history.
    It is saying that in yellow box''No usable drive was found. We recommend that you use an external drive for File History. Connect a drive and refresh this page, or use a network location.''
    So what can i do ? I don't want to use a network location ?
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  2.    19 Jul 2016 #2
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    Hello omkar,

    What drive are you wanting to use to save your file history to?

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5...dows-10-a.html
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  3.    19 Jul 2016 #3
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ID:	90898C Drive....But first i want to turned it on but how to do that. and i have also clicked on add network location and their i selected drive but it is saying that ''this location cant be used to save your file try different location.'' then what i should do now to turned on the file history?
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  4.    19 Jul 2016 #4
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  5.    19 Jul 2016 #5
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    I'm afraid that you cannot use the C: drive to save file history to since that is the Windows drive.

    You will need to use either a separate internal hard drive, external hard drive (ex: USB), or a network drive.
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  6.    19 Jul 2016 #6
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    yeah bro..but first how to turn on it? and from where to select internal hard drive?
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  7.    19 Jul 2016 #7
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    You cannot turn on File History until after you select a drive. The tutorial link I posted above will show you how to select a drive when you have one available to use with File History.
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  8.    19 Jul 2016 #8
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    name of tutorial?
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  9.    19 Jul 2016 #9
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    Where file history save files?
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  10.    19 Jul 2016 #10
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    Click on link in post #2 for tutorial.

    File History will save the files in a "File History" folder on the drive selected to be used for File History.
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