Re: Vista backup on alternating USB drives
"RayS" <RayS@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote
>I have 2 USB drives that I use one at a time for backup. The other one is
> stored off site. When I swap them I just unplug one and plug the other
> the same cables. They both have the same name. But the Vista Ultimate
> program must be reconfigured each month for the changed drive or the
> will fail to start.
> How can I configure the backup program to not care which drive is plugged
> in? Also, since the backup program seems to make incremental backups
> sometimes, will this confuse the program or will having every other month
> a drive work okay?
I would assign them different volume labels and names, and attach each one
to it's own USB port.
Rock [MS-MVP User/Shell]