How to Reset File History to Default in Windows 8

File History is an excellent feature in Windows 8 that automatically backs up your important data such as your contacts, libraries and documents. This can help you in restoring original files in case that they are lost. This also enables you to help save important files. This also enables you to restore any file to back in history. Without deleting any file, this tutorial shall teach you how to reset all file history settings in Windows 8.

Delete file history

1. Open up Control Panel

Open up Control Panel in Windows 8

2. Click Folder Options

Click Folder Options

3. Go to the View Tab, select Show hidden files, folders and drives and press OK

4. Now go the following location

C:\Users\(user-name)\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\FileHistory

Delete the FileHistory Folder

Delete FileHistory folder

Conclusion

This is how to manually delete the file history in Windows 8

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