Regarding Windows 10 File History backups on external drives.

Is there any way to check the integrity of the backup after it has been taken?

By integrity I mean I won't find I can't restore the files when I need to because the backup failed to complete correctly.

  • The integrity of the backup would be handled by the file system. As pointed out by Christopher, File History isn't a backup, is a revision history of your file. It can be used to recover a previous version of a document but it shouldn't be the your only backup. – Ramhound Oct 26 '17 at 15:58

Windows 10 File History is not a great backup solution. In fact, it's right there in the name - it's file history to see multiple revisions of a file, instead of a proper backup solution. I suggest looking into backup products with automatic file verification and file checksums that you can verify independently.

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