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When trying to run the File History tool in Windows 8 it runs for about 2 seconds then stops. No files are backed up to the selected drive.

In the event viewer the only error that appears is:

Unable to scan user libraries for changes and perform backup of modified files 
for configuration
C:\Users\win8User\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\FileHistory\Configuration\Config

I've tried deleting both the configuration files and the FileHistory directory on the target drive. Setting up File History again results in the same error.

Is there a better way to track down what is causing the failure? Or somehow get the File History tool to create a more verbose log file that shows what is causing the problem?

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