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Is there a way to hotswap an external HDD when using Backup and Restore in Windows 10

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John BoltonFlag for United States of America asked on
Storage HardwareWindows OSWindows 10
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Is there a way to hotswap external hard drives when using Backup and Restore (Windows 7) in Windows 10 Pro?  When I try to eject the external hard drive, Windows says "The device is currently in use".  I am working towards setting up an automated backup routine in Windows 10, but I have to shutdown the computer every day and remove the external hard drive and connect the next hard drive for the next day.
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