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Exclude specific folders from system restore backup
By  Super Admin  | Published  02/27/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Unrated
Exclude specific folders from system restore backup

To exclude folders, follow the directions below.

1) Open Regedit and navigate to HKEY_Local_Machine\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\BackupRestore\FilesNotTobackup

2) Choose Edit, new, multi-string value

3) Give a descriptive name

4) Double-click the value and input the full folder path you wish to exclude and click OK

System restore will no longer monitor this folder and backups will not be made of the files contained in it.

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