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Sep
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turn on file hisotry backupFile History  in Windows 8 is a new feature that let’s you backup and restore your most important and sensitive data in case your computer crashes. File History looks like System Restore but the reality is completely different as it has got more feature that the old Windows backup service. In fact, File History lets you create a full backup of files,  library, desktop, contacts and favorites on an external hard drive. Let’s see how to turn on and activate this new tool and enjoy a new way to protect your Windows 8 from crashes. 

  1. Click Control Panel in Windows 8.
  2. Connect an external hard drive (such a USB pen for example)  to Windows 8. This step is quite important because without an external Hard drive you won’t be able to turn on the File History feature.
  3. In the left pane, click the System and Security option.
  4. On the right pane, click the  File History option.
  5. Click the Turn On button located on the right-side of the window.
  6. A folder named “File History” will be created automatically in the external storage device.
  7. If you want you can customize the way File History works. In fact, if you click the Advanced Settings option you will be able to personalize how often Windows 8 saves copies of your files and how long it  keeps saved sessions, for example.

 


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