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Setiting up File History in Windows 8

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    Setiting up File History in Windows 8


    I have a removable external hard drive that I am trying to use to set up File History under Windows 8.

    When I attempt to do so, I am advised that I currently have Windows 7 backup turned on, and that I have to disable it in order to set up File History.

    I have not been able to figure out how to disable Windows 7 Backup.

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    Hello Don,

    It just means that you will need to turn off the schedule for an automatic Windows Backup first.


    File History - How to Use in Windows 8



    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
    Last edited by Brink; 22 Dec 2012 at 00:28. Reason: updated tutorial link
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    Thanks. File History is now working on my PC.
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    You're most welcome.
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