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Windows 7: Starting a new Backup Set

14 Nov 2014   #1
ghcharters

 
 
Starting a new Backup Set

I apologize if this has been covered elsewhere.
How does Windows 7 Backup decide when to start a new Backup Set? I see my past Backup Sets each contain only 2 "Backup Files ..." folders. Based on the file size, the first appears to be a base (full) backup and the second is incremental.


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14 Nov 2014   #2
Brink

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Hello GH, and welcome to Seven Forums.

From Microsoft, it states that Windows Backup will periodically create a new backup (backup set), but it doesn't state how that is determined.

If you like, you could use the shortcut below as needed to create a new backup that'll have a new backup set.

Backup - Make a "Create New Backup" Shortcut
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