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local drives are showing up in File History

  1. #1

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    Windows 8.1

    local drives are showing up in File History


    I saw the File History screenshot tutorial.In that tutorial there is an Option 3 -> Point No. 3: To Select a Network or Local Drive Location to Save File History.When I click the select drive button,none of my local drives are showing up.What to do?

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    Posts : 5
    W8.1 Pro 64

    File History works best with external drives or network locations. If your external drive is not recognized, create an empty folder called "File History" (without the quotes) in the root directory of the external drive you want to use. Try again if it is showing up now.
    Last edited by Faolan; 01 Sep 2014 at 08:50.
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local drives are showing up in File History

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