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Published on 08.20.09 by Brent Trahan

Change Backup and Restore’s Automatic Backup Schedule

Change how often Backup and Restore should backup your computer in Windows 7.

Change How Often Backup and Restore Backs Up Your PC

  1. Open the Control Panel in the Start Menu.
  2. Open Backup and Restore in the Control Panel.


    Note: If Backup and Restore is not available, change View by to Large icons at the top right of the Control Panel.

  3. Click Change settings at the bottom of the Backup section of the Backup and Restore window.


  4. Click Next in the Set up backup window.


  5. Click Next again.


    Note: Make sure you’re not changing any settings yet.

  6. Click Change schedule.


  7. Change how often you want the computer backed up and then click OK.


  8. Click Save settings and exit.


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2 Responses to “Change Backup and Restore’s Automatic Backup Schedule”

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  1. elaine says:

    i want to change my scheduled backup from weekly to monthly & i keep getting error message: Ox80070057. can you please tell me how to fix this so i can backup monthly. thank you for your attention, elaine

  2. elaine says:

    this does not help me. how do i correct the problem?

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