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In this tutorial, I will show you how to change your Windows 8&8.1 File History settings so it does not consume available backup space as quickly as it did before. File History is a great tool which is included in all Windows 8 builds. With this tool you can easily automate the backup of your data. However, one of the things that most of Windows 8 & 8.1 users face with this tool is when they run out of space which is used to make backup. This tutorial will show you how to clean up versions of your old backup files and improve the way your Windows 8 File History works, so it does
1. What is File History? File History was introduced in Windows 8, and gives you a new way to protect your files. File History regularly backs up versions of your files in the Documents, Music, Pictures, Videos, and Desktop folders and the One Drive files available offline on your PC. Any time your personal files change, there will be a copy stored on a dedicated, external storage device of your choice. File History continuously protects your personal files stored in libraries, desktop, favorites and contacts folders. It periodically (every hour by default) scans the file system for chang