"File History (maintenance mode)" Scheduled Task on Windows 8


What is the scheduled task "\Microsoft\Windows\FileHistory\File History (maintenance mode)" on my Windows 8 computer?

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"\Microsoft\Windows\FileHistory\File History (maintenance mode)" is a scheduled task on Windows 8 system added as part of Windows installation.

You will see "\Microsoft\Windows\FileHistory\File History (maintenance mode)" listed on Task Scheduler with the following information:

Name: File History (maintenance mode)
Location: \Microsoft\Windows\FileHistory
Description: Protects user files from accidental loss by copying 
   them to a backup location when the system is unattended
Actions: Custom handler

"File History (maintenance mode)" is scheduled with no triggers.

It is recommented to keep "\Microsoft\Windows\FileHistory\File History (maintenance mode)" enabled as a scheduled task.


System Scheduled Tasks on Windows 8

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