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System Will Not Show Flash Drive To Setup Backup


Just received new computer with windows 7 yesterday. I am trying to setup a backup file on a flash drive but the system will not show the drive e:? Drive e: does show up when saving a document file. When i click on create back up file, the only directory option given is the cd drive d: and i can't seem to change it to e: i inserted a 8 gb flash drive.

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