The File History backup is great for automated backup and easy restoration of individual files. This is very helpful if you ever accidentally delete or edit a file. You can easily recover files or folders as they were at a specific date in the recent past. This video goes through the process of setting up the File History backup tool.
- [Instructor] In this movie…we're going to look at a backup tool…which keeps a constantly updating backup…of certain specific files and folders.…This tool is called File History.…With File History you're not really thinking…about the health of your entire system,…you're just protecting your files,…your documents, your pictures, your music files and so on.…With the File History tool,…you can easily recover individual files…if your computer is lost or damaged…or even if you just accidentally delete some files…that you shouldn't have.…First, you will need an external hard drive…connected to your computer to store this backup data.…
You can see I have a drive connected.…It's called Untitled…and it is completely empty.…It is okay to have other data stored on that drive as well…but I prefer to keep a drive dedicated only to my backups,…so let's get this set up.…We're going to go into Settings,…to Update and Security,…then to Backup.…And we're looking for this option labeled…Backup using File History…and this is what it will look like…
- Launching applications
- Interacting with windows, menus, and ribbons
- Multitasking to switch between multiple applications
- Switching to tablet mode
- Managing files and folders with the File Explorer
- Browsing the web with Edge
- Working with email, contacts, and calendars
- Using and installing apps
- Managing display and account settings
- Backing up Windows 10
- Troubleshooting Windows 10
Skill Level Beginner
Q: This course was updated on 12/08/2017. What changed?
A: The following topics were updated: understanding essential folder structure, including the user folder; using shortcuts to files and folders; and creating 3D objects in Paint 3D.
1. Getting Started
2. Launching and Managing Applications
3. File Explorer: The Windows Filing Cabinet
4. Browsing the Web with Edge
5. Working with Mail, People, and Calendars
6. Using the Other Bundled Apps
7. Installing Apps and Printers
8. Essential Settings and Customization
9. Account Settings
Sign-in security options4m 3s
10. Using Cortana to Search
11. Backing Up and Restoring
Next steps1m 12s
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