Recovery of W10 File History backup to new set-up

  Siberian Winter 11:54 04 Apr 2018

I am using Windows 10 backing up to File History on an external drive. I am planning to buy a new PC, and would like to know if I can recover my backed-up files to a new set-up. I’ve googled this, but can’t find anything which covers this situation. I could just copy all my files across to a drive manually as I’ve done before, but I’ve had problems accessing those files from the new system. If anybody has any ideas, I’d be delighted to hear them. Thanks.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 15:21 04 Apr 2018

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