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True Image scheduled backups failing because the removable device drive letter changes

I have Acronis True Image setup to backup to an external hard drive. I keep getting the error message "Please insert the last media of the archive and click Retry to continue". I think this is ...
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EFS encryption not available on removable NTFS drives

I have a Windows 7 machine and would like use EFS to encrypt some files on my external disk. The disk is formatted as NTFS, but when I go to the advanced properties of any file system object, the ...
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Why my internal hard disk can be ejected?

I have 6 hard disks in my computer and one DVD. The disk that I connect to the 6th SATA port is a regular disk. But my Windows 7 64 bit shows it as a removable drive. I can eject my hard disk! Just ...
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Windows 7 phantom removable disk

I have a strange symptom with in Windows 7: the D: removable disk in the screenshot below doesn't exist, if you click on it, it says 'Please insert disk'. You can't eject it, and it's not related to ...
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Windows prompts to format a USB flash drive containing a valid file system

I've got my Windows 7 Operating System acting weird lately, when I insert a USB flash drive, it says that I must format it although it already has a valid file system. I've tested them on my friends' ...
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External hard disk not showing up as removable media

Windows 7 Pro x64, my external hard drive is a Western Digital Caviar Black. The hard drive is connected via USB (tried all my 2.0 and 3.0 ob my Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD7) but once I initialized it in the ...
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What is Windows Enhanced Storage?

I got an strange icon overlay on my USB stick drive: In my previous question I could identify it's EhStorShell.dll drawing that overlay there (Thanks!). The dll has the description Windows Enhanced ...