Windows 10: File History shows backup size as 0 bytes

Discus and support File History shows backup size as 0 bytes in Windows 10 Ask Insider to solve the problem; Hi, I am currently trying to use File History to backup my files. When I click "Back Up Now" it shows the file size as 0 bytes and nothing happens... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Ask Insider' started by /u/butterfingerboy, Oct 27, 2020.

  1. File History shows backup size as 0 bytes


    Hi,

    I am currently trying to use File History to backup my files. When I click "Back Up Now" it shows the file size as 0 bytes and nothing happens even though it says "Backing Up". I'm not sure what is going on but I would appreciate any help.

    Thanks.

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    /u/butterfingerboy, Oct 27, 2020
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  2. Backup Size 0 Bytes?

    Hi! I have a Windows 10 on a Lenovo Flex 14. For the past couple of months I have not been able to make any successful backups, because every time I try to make a backup, the system says that my backup size is 0 byte. Now:

    - I have tried using different backup drives and they all have plenty of space

    - I have tried using file history to create a restoration point but it wouldn't let me do that either

    - I have scanned the system using sfc /scannow and the message said that Windows has "successfully repaired the corruption" but the backup still doesn't work

    - I have removed the folders and re-added them to the backup settings

    Why can't Windows recognize that my folders has so much more than 0 bytes to back up?
     
    TuskedKarma8425, Oct 27, 2020
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  3. soniabcd Win User
    Backup Size 0 Bytes

    (Originally posted with my other account, but can't receive notifications with that one so I'm copying the same one to here)

    Hi! I have a Windows 10 on a Lenovo Flex 14. For the past couple of months I have not been able to make any successful backups, because every time I try to make a backup, the system says that my backup size is 0 byte. Now:

    - I have tried using different backup drives and they all have plenty of space

    - I have tried using file history to create a restoration point but it wouldn't let me do that either

    - I have scanned the system using sfc /scannow and the message said that Windows has "successfully repaired the corruption" but the backup still doesn't work

    - I have removed the folders and re-added them to the backup settings

    Why can't Windows recognize that my folders has so much more than 0 bytes to back up?
     
    soniabcd, Oct 27, 2020
    #3
  4. SumitRoy Win User

    File History shows backup size as 0 bytes

    Windows 10 delete dialog box shows size: 0 bytes

    when deleting file from USB device, I notice that the delete dialog box shows size: 0 bytes. Is that a bug? Windows 10 built 16299.

    steps to reproduce

    1. select a single file

    2. Delete it.

    3. The dialog box will show size 0 bytes.


    File History shows backup size as 0 bytes 663a39a0-170c-4b89-9ca0-7b8fa1db63df?upload=true.png
     
    SumitRoy, Oct 27, 2020
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