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Windows 7 keeps an archive of the Previous Versions of files using its Volume Shadow-Copy Service (VSS).

How can I take a backup or image of the Previous Versions archive for a specific folder?

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The Crashplan backup software uses the Volume Shadow-Copy service to backup files which are in use which suggests what you want to do is possible. Are you looking for software to do this for you? –  Richard Jul 10 '13 at 14:15
@Richard: Unless I'm mistaken, looks like he want to back up all the Previous Versions of a folder. –  Karan Jul 10 '13 at 18:42

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