Backing up your data with File History is a must for all Windows 8.1 users. You can also tell Windows what you want to keep backups of for example photos and documents.

Windows 8.1 File Backup

Step 1

Open control panel and click on the “File History” tab

Windows 8.1 File Backup: How to Backup your Data with File History

Windows 8 File Backup – Step 1

Step 2

Once opened click on the “Select Drive” tab on the right and side.

Windows 8.1 File Backup: How to Backup your Data with File History

Windows 8 File Backup – Step 2

Step 3

This will bring you to a menu of which you chose which drive you wish to use. In this case its a 500Gb external hard drive then press “OK” in the bottom corner.

Windows 8.1 File Backup: How to Backup your Data with File History

Windows 8 File Backup – Step 3

Step 4

Once the drive is selected, it will bring you back to the orginal menu and click “Turn On” to start the backup onto your selected drive. Then the backup will start.

Windows 8.1 File Backup: How to Backup your Data with File History

Windows 8 File Backup – Step 4

 

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