Disable USB Selective Suspend – Backup Issues

If you are having trouble with backup drives not auto detecting on a server or drives not completing successful backups try the below;

  1. Open Control Panel.
  2. Click on Hardware and Sound.
  3. Click on Power Options.
  4. Under “Preferred plan,” click the Change plan settings link for the plan you’re currently using. (If you change the settings on the power plan that isn’t active, this won’t work.)
  5. Click the Change advanced power settings link.
  6. Expand USB settings.
  7. Expand USB selective suspend setting.
  8. Select Disabled from the drop-down menu.
  9. Click Apply.
  10. Click OK.