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Unable to select network location for File History

  1. #1

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    Windows 8 Consumer Preview

    Unable to select network location for File History

    I'm trying to set up File History on Windows 8 Consumer Preview

    I have a Seagate NAS accessible on my home wireless network.

    I have a folder on the NAS mapped to my Z drive. I can manually copy and edit files stored in that folder.

    When I select this folder as my File History location windows returns "We can't use your network location. This location can't be used to save your files. Try a different network location."

    I haven't been able to find any reference to this problem.

    Has anyone run into this?


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  2. #2

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    Windows 8 Pro x64


    I have an article on my blog on the topic File History in Windows 8: File History In Windows 8 Martien van Dijk | Microsoft Blog unofficial Microsoft Blog

    De blog is in Dutch. You can translate it with Google Translater
    Here you can find the solution to your problem.
    Last edited by Tiennes; 17 Sep 2012 at 16:05.
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Unable to select network location for File History

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