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Setting up two external USB hard drive as RAID 1

Is this possible in Windows 7? I know I can periodically sync my files using software like SyncBack but I'm looking for mirroring on the fly. Is there a similar method like RAID 1 that can achieve ...
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External usb harddrive appears in disk managment but can't assign drive letter

I have a small nas from iomega. Two drives 500 gb each. This one. The two harddrives in the enclosure were configured in a mirror with the iomega software that came with product. It worked for a ...
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Reliability of internal vs external (2.5,3.5) hard disk [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Internal or external drive for backup? I need to choose whether my 1TB data disk should be external or internal. I have three choices for the data disk: 1TB ...
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Best way to keep 2 external USB harddrives in synch

Any suggestions of software to keep 2 external USB drives in synch? I have two 2TB USB drives connected to a computer. One drive is storing around 1TB of data so far and I would like the second ...
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How to encrypt data on an external hard drive?

I want to secure my external (1 TB) hard drive that I use as a physical back-up for my home computer so that if the drive is stolen (eg burglary) then the data is not easily accessible by a common or ...
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continuous mirror with external hard disk

I have a laptop that I wish to backup. The best method for me is to periodically attach an external drive and mirror the internal drive to it (of course after the first time only the delta changes ...