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With Windows 8, is it possible to backup an internal hard drive?

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I notice there is File History used to backup files, programs, etc. However, I do not see an option to back up my internal hard drive. I have two drives (C: and E:). C: drive has all my documents, settings, programs, files. I have my music, video, pictures on the secondary internal drive D. When using the File History backup in Windows 8, I do not have the option to backup what is in my D.
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by:eeRoot
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in Windows 8, the backup options are a little hard to find.  See this article:  http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2012/12/using-windows-8s-hidden-backup-to-clone-and-recover-your-whole-pc/
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by:rambo092
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yea totally possible,just find a good program..goodluck bro!
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by:noxcho
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Second vote for Paragon Backup and Recovery. As simple as possible.
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by:Aditya Arora
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No, it does not support internal drive. for internal drives you need third party software.
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Possible. Use the command line elevated (rightclick cmd.exe and select "RUN AS ADMINISTRATOR") and fire for example
WBADMIN START BACKUP -backupTarget:x: -include:d:
That would backup the d: drive to drive x: - x: could be an external drive/internal partition or network drive.
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