Windows 10: File History Solved

  1.    15 Feb 2017 #1

    File History


    New computer, OS and Program Files are on the C:drive, data on the D: drive. I want to backup D: using file history without messing with the C: drive to a network location. Doesn't seem to be an easy way to do that.
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  2. Posts : 29,332
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17672
       15 Feb 2017 #2

    Hello rboppy, :)

    If you like, you should be able to use an option in the tutorial below to add and remove the folders and drives you want to be included in your File History backup.

    File History - Add or Remove Folders to be Backed Up in Windows 10
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  3.    15 Feb 2017 #3

    Hi Brink,
    My screens don't look at all like the ones in the tutorial, after clicking backup options this is what I get:
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    I can't get the window that lets me choose which folders to add/remove.

    Sorry for the additional thumbnail, can't delete it.
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  4.    15 Feb 2017 #4

    My wife got my old computer, added her as a new user, same problem there as here.
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  5. Posts : 29,332
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17672
       15 Feb 2017 #5

    It looks like you haven't added a drive and turned on File History yet.

    Afterwards, you should see the same settings available.
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  6.    15 Feb 2017 #6

    Thanks Brink, that did it.
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  7. Posts : 29,332
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17672
       15 Feb 2017 #7

    You're most welcome. :)
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