"file history drive disconnected" but is is not

Using my new HP box with Windows 8, Seagate FreeAgent Desk USB external drive (read as drive J) I get the message that it has been disconnected for too long.

Using WD MYBOOK network drive , I cannot use it as my file history using this program (windows File History)

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Hi,

 

Thank you for reaching us out on Microsoft Community Forums.

 

From the issue description I understand that you are facing an issue setting up an external drive for File History. 

 

Refer to the link and follow the steps and check,

 

Set up a drive for File History

 

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-in/windows-8/set-drive-file-history

 

How to use File History

 

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-in/windows-8/how-use-file-history

 

What if something goes wrong in File History?

 

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-in/windows-8/what-something-goes-wrong-file-history

 

Hope the information provided is helpful. If you need further assistance regarding how to set up a drive for File History, please let us know we will be happy to help.

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