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July 26, 2019  2:25 PM

Identify Win10 Backup Version

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel
Backup, Version Managment, Windows 10

If you're anything like me, you've got backups upon backups for your Windows 10 systems. Sometimes, it's useful to identify Win10 backup version info -- that is, which version and build the backup contains. As long as you can access the files within the backup set, this turns out to be absurdly...

November 2, 2018  12:09 PM

Win10 Registry Backup Task Broken

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel
Backup, Windows 10, Windows Registry

At least three recent versions of Windows 10 suffer from a Task Scheduler task failure. By default, Windows 10 is supposed to back up the Windows Registry when the OS is idle. That’s why the related task is called RegIdleBackup. (It resides in the \Microsoft\Windows\Registry subtree in...


July 8, 2015  2:18 PM

File History Requires Windows Search

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel
Backup, Troubleshooting, Windows 8.1

I'm working on my traveling laptop this week, so I'm on a different PC from usual. It's my trusty bigger-screen Lenovo T420 (Sandy Bridge 2.8 GHz i7, 16 GB RAM, Plextor 256 GB mSATA SSD, and so forth). In checking over the system, I discovered that File History was turned off, and when I tried to...


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