Windows 10 - How to enable Previous Versions using Shadow copies

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daniele
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Windows 10 - How to enable Previous Versions using Shadow copies

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ORIGINAL ARTICLES:
https://pureinfotech.com/enable-previou ... indows-10/

https://techpress.net/volume-shadow-cop ... w-command/

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How to enable Previous Versions using Shadow copies

In essence you'll create a task to be executed once or maybe twice a day (tipically ad 7am and 12am) with the following command

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wmic
and the following parameters

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shadowcopy call create Volume=C:\

Setting ShadowCopy storage size
You can use the command Vssadmin list shadowstorage in order to check what are the current settings about the maximum space allocated for the shadows copies.
You can modify these settings (i.e. the maximuym space for shadow copies) with the following command


Example (setting shadow copy for volume C: to be stored on disk C: and to have a max size of 6% of the volume:

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vssadmin resize shadowstorage /For=C: /On=C: /MaxSize=6% 
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