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Previous Versions Feature in Vista

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MissEmmaH

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I am unable to use the new Windows Vista feature that lets you return to a
previous version of a document. If I right click on a file, and go into
Properties, I don't get the Previous Versions tag. Is there a way to activate
this feature?
 

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Paul Smith

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"MissEmmaH" <MissEmmaH@xxxxxx> wrote in message
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>I am unable to use the new Windows Vista feature that lets you return to a
> previous version of a document. If I right click on a file, and go into
> Properties, I don't get the Previous Versions tag. Is there a way to
> activate
> this feature?
Only Windows Vista Business and Ultimate SKUs have previous versions support
built in.

There are 3rd party applications which allow you to access shadow copies for
example ShadowExplorer http://www.shadowexplorer.com/

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Paul Smith,
Yeovil, UK.
Microsoft MVP Windows Shell/User.
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#3
I am unable to use the new Windows Vista feature that lets you return to a
previous version of a document. If I right click on a file, and go into
Properties, I don't get the Previous Versions tag. Is there a way to activate
this feature?
Hi MissEmmaH,

If you have a Ultimate, Business, or Enterprise edition of Windows Vista, then this will show you how to get Previous Versions to work.

http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/122127-previous-versions-shadow-copy.html

Shawn
 

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