Windows 10: How do I turn off and delete a backup?

Discus and support How do I turn off and delete a backup? in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; I am constantly getting notifications that my backup has not completed. I cancelled the backup from Windows because I am using the backup software with... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by Tanya O, Aug 12, 2019.

  1. Tanya O Win User

    How do I turn off and delete a backup?


    I am constantly getting notifications that my backup has not completed. I cancelled the backup from Windows because I am using the backup software with my NAS.


    How do I turn off and delete the backup so I am not constantly notified that there is a problem?

    How do I turn off and delete a backup? 899fcf76-d735-488e-9c97-8ae1d506e7cc?upload=true.png

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    Tanya O, Aug 12, 2019
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  2. Backup skipped

    Hi Ken,

    For us to better isolate your concern, we need additional information. Kindly answer the following questions below:

    • Are your backing up files or creating a system image?
    • Are you getting any error messages?
    • What troubleshooting steps have you done so far?
    In the meantime, we suggest deleting the backup you created and create a new one. Click this
    article
    and follow the steps on how to create a backup.

    We'll keep an eye out for your response.
     
    Martin Bar, Aug 12, 2019
    #2
  3. Vesao Win User
    Remove account


    I suggest you backup your personalized files first before removing the account.
    To delete an account, follow these steps:
    1. Press WIN + X keys and click Command Prompt (Admin) from the menu.
    2. Type the following command and press Enter. Replace test with the name of your sister's account. Code:
      Code:
      net user test /del
     
    Vesao, Aug 12, 2019
    #3
  4. How do I turn off and delete a backup?

    Permanently Disable File History Backup

    Hi,

    Welcome to Microsoft Community and thank you for your interest in Windows 10.

    I suggest you to follow the below steps to turn off the back up and check if it helps.

    • Press windows+X and click on control panel.
    • Then click on “backup and restore option”.
    • Then click on the option “turn on schedule”.
    • Then on the left hand side you will get the option ”Turn off schedule”.
    Hope this information was helpful and do let us know if you need further assistance. We will be glad to assist.
     
    Karthicka_R, Aug 12, 2019
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