Windows – Can Windows 8 File History be configured to warn you when a filename is too long

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According to this question, Windows 8 File History silently fails when a filename is too long. How can I be certain that all of my files have been backed up successfully? Is there any way to be warned when a backup is unsuccessful?

Best Answer

How can I be certain that all of my files have been backed up successfully?

You have to check it manually in event log under "Advanced Settings". Microsoft has just launched it, so there may be some bugs.

Is there any way to be warned when a backup is unsuccessful?

At the moment there is no automatic error report of back up failure (for example, if one of your folders is not backed up). You have to do it through event log.

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