I would like to open the advanced settings directly by putting a command to Windows + R. So far I have only found out I can call the File History settings via shell:::{F6B6E965-E9B2-444B-9286-10C9152EDBC5}. Then, you need to click the advanced settings link on the left, and this is what is I would like to automate.

Is there any command, any CLSID or canonical name I can use to fulfill my wish?

Thank you for helping me!

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    I would imagine the file history advanced settings would be simply registry values for the drive itself. As for the CLSID, only one that exists, would be Microsoft.FileHistory. The only group policy appears to be that to disable it, but without having to test it myself, I suspect if you specifically disabled the group policy, it might prevent a user from turning it off. – Ramhound Sep 13 '17 at 11:39
  • I'm sorry, l'm not clear on what you're suggesting. Why should I modify the registry? I'm just searching for a general preexisting command to open this settings window! – KnorxThieus Sep 14 '17 at 12:06
  • "I'm just searching for a general preexisting command to open this settings window!" - I am saying it doesn't exist and you might have to look to configuring it by modifying the registry, because this particular setting, is user specific. – Ramhound Sep 14 '17 at 14:49
  • Now I understand you. I always thought every control panel dialog page or windows had to be written into registry, but if is not possible, I will have to tell the user where to click and then call shell:::{F6B6E965-E9B2-444B-9286-10C9152EDBC5} directly. – KnorxThieus Sep 15 '17 at 16:15

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