Click create and lets just call it previous versions

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drive. Click Create and let's just call it previous versions demoand we'll click Create and then we'll wait a minute while the restore point is created. Alright, the process is complete, we've now created restore points for both the E drive and the C drive. Click Close and by doing this I essentially created a snapshot of the protected files on these two different volumes and saved them in the restore point. Now it's important to understand at this point that when you use previous versions, the only versions of the files that you can select from are those contained within these restore points. So if I only have one restore point created which is the case here for the E volume. Then I only have one previous version of that file that I could potentially restore if I needed to. If I had say, five restore points then I have five previous versions of each file that I could select from. Remember that the file versions in those restore points are just snapshots of what the file looked like at the time the restore point was taken. And this is one of the weaknesses, in my opinion of Previous Versions as compared to File History. Which is probably why File History has replaced Previous Versions in later versions of Windows. And that is the fact that we don't take restore points on a continual basis all day long. They're only taken occasionally and hence the number of previous versions of each file that we can select from is rather limited as compared to File History on Windows 8 and Windows 10 which can run as frequently as every ten minutes. K let's go down here and click OK and let's close Control Panel and now let's practice working with Previous Versions. Let's open up Windows Explorer, let's go to my E drive, I have two files at the root of my E drive. I have file one which contains this rather engaging text, original contents. I also have file two which also contains very gripping text called original contents as well. Making Changes to Files in the File System 5:50-6:47 Let's go ahead and edit one of these files. Let's say I come in, in the morning, I open up file one and I start working. So I've added some text to the file, I'm going to save my changes and let's also suppose that I was working with file two and then I decided no, that's really not what I need, everything I need is in file one I can just go ahead and get rid of file two. So I delete it and to save disk space I always empty out my recycle bin religiously. And so now file one has been modified and file two has been deleted completely from the system. Now, let's suppose that later in the day I realize that all these changes I just made to file one were wrong and I need to revert to the original version of the file that I started working with when I came in this morning and it turns out I really did need file two, it contains very important information that I've got to have back.
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