Today’s tip…

Win8 has a nice backup feature called File History. It allows you to make backup copies of directories and/or libraries to a separate drive. The nice thing about it is its ‘configure and forget about it’ interface.

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Also, it does have some advanced settings for helping manage space if you are running short due to keeping backup copies.

And it is integrated with Explorer. Now you lose a file or directory, you can look at the history of the parent directory….

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…drill down to the files you want. And restore them.

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You don’t even need to open the File History interface if you don’t want to.