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Published on 08.20.09 by Brent Trahan

Turn off Backup and Restore’s Automatic Backup Schedule

Learn how to turn off Backup and Restore’s automatic backup schedule in Windows 7.

Disable Automatic Backup and Restore’s Schedule

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

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

  3. Click Turn off schedule in the left column of the Backup and Restore window.

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Enable Automatic Backup and Restore’s Schedule

When you’re ready to turn Backup and Restore’s automatic backup schedule back on, click Turn on schedule at the bottom of the Backup section of the Backup and Restore window.

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3 Responses to “Turn off Backup and Restore’s Automatic Backup Schedule”

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  1. mahmoodab says:

    many thaaaaanks.. thats helped.. my hard drive used alot of space for the back up which was kind of anoyying… thanksssssss

  2. Ciccio_fdr says:

    Really helpful. Looking for a solution from a very long time… I Was so focused on the right side of the popup that I didn’t notice the list of items under the control panel home.
    Thanks a lot!
    ciccio

  3. susan says:

    i have to keep backing up things on my laptop on to a disc how do i stop this

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