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RumorTT: Windows 8 might feature a Time Machine type of backup feature

Microsoft to include "History Fault" in Windows 8?

Anthony Garreffa | Apr 3, 2011 at 9:23 pm CDT (0 mins, 45 secs time to read)

Early builds of Windows 8 have been going out to ODM and OEM partners this week and details are already leaking out of the cracks. Judging by some of the rumors it looks as though Microsoft might go down the Apple path and have a feature that is similar to Time Machine.

RumorTT: Windows 8 might feature a Time Machine type of backup feature |

Microsoft seem to be calling this feature "History Fault", with the description of the feature explaining:

History Vault helps protect your files against accidents that could cause data loss. If an external disk or network attached storage is used, it can even protect your files against disk or entire PC failure.

This would be a great feature as it has the ability to restore to a specific time or date on the system. Users will also have the ability to select files that have been previously edited or deleted and restore them to previous versions with different timestamps.

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Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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