Windows 10: File history has quit working

  1.    23 Sep 2016 #1

    File history has quit working


    I have my File History set for every 12 hours, and keep for 1 month, it has been working since June or July, so I check it once a week to verify that it's still working. It stopped last week, right after I checked it. All the settings are the same, any ideas?
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    Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop)
       24 Sep 2016 #2

    File History (FH) is prone to problems. My usual fix is :

    • Stop FH
    • Delete the FH config files at C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\FileHistory\Configuration
    • Restart FH and select to use the same backup drive as before
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  3.    24 Sep 2016 #3

    Steve C said: View Post
    File History (FH) is prone to problems. My usual fix is :

    • Stop FH
    • Delete the FH config files at C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\FileHistory\Configuration
    • Restart FH and select to use the same backup drive as before
    Thanks Steve sounds promising, I'll give it a try.
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