The File History feature within Windows 8 saves copies of your files so you can get them back if they’re lost or damage by backing it up to specific external storage device.
- Launch Charms from the desktop by placing the cursor to the top right hand or bottom right hand corner.
- Select Settings.
- Select Control Panel.
- Select File History.
- Select Turn on.
- User can adjust specific settings in the Advanced settings.
- On the Advanced Settings, you can set when to save copies of files, set the size of offline cache, how to keep saved versions, create HomeGroup and view Event Logs.