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Rotating external disks while keeping the same drive letter in Windows 2003

On a Windows 2003 R2 server, two external USB disks are being used for backup purposes, one at time. The units are identical (same manufacturer and model) and retain the same volume name (although I ...
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What might cause DIR $file to report “File not found” when DIR $dir shows the same file just fine?

I can DIR a file and it doesn't exist, but DIRing its directory, or a file in the same directory as it, works fine. Is this a hardware or software problem? If it's hardware, is it the drive or ...
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Full backup, files copy or VSS for disk replacement on a Windows 2003 server?

I have to replace all disks of a Raid 5 volume for more space on a Windows 2003. I want to see what is the more reliable method to backup or move data of this volume (about 800 Gb). In first I was ...
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How can I tell what external hard drives a domain user has plugged in?

Is there any way to track what hard drives currently are, or have been plugged in to a domain computer? All of the workstations are windows xp and the domain controllers are server 2003. The closest i ...
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Sharing a Folder on a USB Drive

I've been running a 5-drive software RAID under Windows 2003 Server. When it fails, it causes really strange problems that are difficult to deduce. After the third occurrence, I've decided to try ...