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How Long Will a File’s Copy Remain in File History After It Is Deleted From Windows 10?

If you have decided to make use of Windows 10’s file history capabilities, how long will a saved copy of a file remain in the backup folder if you decide to delete the original? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answer to a curious reader’s question.

Today’s Question & Answer session comes to us courtesy of SuperUser—a subdivision of Stack Exchange, a community-driven grouping of Q&A web sites.

SuperUser reader Lumo5 wants to know how long a saved copy of a file will remain in file history after the original one is deleted from Windows 10:

When using File History in Windows 10 and deleting a file from your computer, how long will the saved…