Windows 10: Is this Tutorial "Reset File History to Default in Window" still good Solved

  1.    23 Oct 2017 #1

    Is this Tutorial "Reset File History to Default in Window" still good


    Reset File History to Default in Windows 10 Backup Restore Tutorials

    My File History is a complete and total mess, leading to Search being unusable. I'd like to start over to see if I can fix it before I start posting my tale of woe.

    EDIT: I think my problem may be my search index. Should File History be in there in Indexing options?
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  2. Posts : 27,188
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17604
       23 Oct 2017 #2

    Hello Chuckie.

    Yes, the tutorial is still valid.
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  3. Posts : 38,043
    Dual boot Windows 10 FCU Pro x 64 & current Insider 10 Pro
       23 Oct 2017 #3

    Hi there. Yes, your File Explorer may be faulting. Do you have a restore point to change back to? If not, you may want to try this: Run Startup Repair in Windows 10 Performance Maintenance Tutorials
    Last edited by Tony K; 23 Oct 2017 at 11:19.
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  4.    24 Oct 2017 #4

    It seems my problem with Search was due to Indexing, not File History.

    I deleted and rebuilt the Index, and everything seems to be OK for now. At this point in time the Index is "off" should it be off? It's set on Delayed Start.
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  5. Posts : 27,188
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17604
       24 Oct 2017 #5

    If you mean the "Windows Search" service, then it's set to "Automatic (Delated Startup)" and not running by default.
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  6.    24 Oct 2017 #6

    Well, I think we got it.

    Thanks to to you all for your help.
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  7. Posts : 27,188
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17604
       24 Oct 2017 #7

    Great news.
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