Current configuration: Win 7 Pro 64-bit, C: (Windows) drive is 500G, backup drive is 1T, (E
Games drive is 2T. I have Backup set to include a system image during execution.
A while back I downloaded a game from Steam onto my E: (Games) drive which I've done for years now (never my C: drive).
That game installed a copy of .NET onto the E: drive. Seeing that there already is a copy of .NET where it is supposed to be (C
, I deleted the folder. However, ever since Backup wants to make a system image of both the C: and E: drives. Seeing that the backup drive is only 1T, Backup fails.
I opened disk management and checked to see if the E: drive was flagged as a system disk, which it's not, but it's also not marked as 'active', just 'health/primary partition'.
The only way I can get around the backup issue is by shutting off the PC, removing the E: drive, and rebooting. Then Backup only sees the C: drive. However, this is getting old-hat and sometimes produces weird results such as leaving the E: drive icons with the default picture, not the game title picture, after reinserting the E: drive after a successful backup.
Making a long story short, I've looked in the registry for a windows backup parm that reflects both drives but cannot locate anything. Is there anything else I can look at/change to eliminate the E: drive 'system image' so I don't have to mess with removing/reinserting the E: drive?