I found the “The local device name is already in use. Error Message. It appearsI could not reply to this post. Since this thread was never completed, I decided to tag on. If I look up this error Microsoft support engineer John Rubdy states “This occurs when one computer uses network mapping to connect to another computer to share files. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-networking/an-error-occurred-while-reconnecting/bbeaba83-1b8d-464d-8ea0-2743f16ba8e7. Is Western Digital (in my case WDBACG0020HCH-00) acting as a computer?
I have two computer backing up to Western Digital external drive. Is my trouble that I have the same mapped drive on both computers?