1. Joined : Mar 2016
    Posts : 49
    Windows 10 Pro
       30 Apr 2016 #1

    Delete File History files


    Just started running file history, seems like it might be a good feature. It backed up a lot of stuff that wasn't necessary and its seems to be a hassle to delete them, is there any easy way?

    I backup to a folder on an Ubuntu computer through my home network. Even as I write this I'm deleting a folder with ~5000 items, it says its going to take over 3 hours, when that happens I go down a layer and start deleting folder from there. Oops, after about 5 minutes, up pops "Could not find this item", check "Do this for all current items", then click Skip, another 20 seconds or so it's done.

    Any ideas?

    Jim
    Last edited by rboppy; 02 May 2016 at 10:16.
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  2. Joined : Oct 2015
    Posts : 1,384
    Windows 10 Pro X64
       30 Apr 2016 #2

    Hi,

    I don't use that feature but here's what I found:

    http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials...ndows-8-a.html

    Cheers,
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  3. Joined : Mar 2016
    Posts : 49
    Windows 10 Pro
       30 Apr 2016 #3

    Thanks, that may work in the future, but it won't let me delete individual files.

    Jim
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


 


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