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How can I completely wipe all setting of Windows 7 backup & restore feature?

Currently it looks like this: enter image description here

And I want to return to this: enter image description here

How this is possible?

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To delete the backup schedule, you need to turn of the schedule.

On the first screen (Control Panel\System and Security\Backup and Restore), click 'Turn of schedule'

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To delete a Windows 7 backup manually:

click 'Change Settings', you should see this:

Click 'View Backups' and delete your backup file.

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