Disable backup for a computer

Updated: March 30, 2011

Applies To: Windows Home Server 2011

Use the Dashboard to quickly disable backups for computers on your network.

To disable backup for a computer

  1. Open the Dashboard.

  2. Click the Computers and Backup tab.

  3. Click the name of the computer for which you want to disable backups.

  4. In the Tasks pane, click Customize Backup for the computer. The Customize Backup wizard appears.

  5. Click Disable backup for this computer, and then select whether you want to keep or delete the existing backup files.

  6. Click Save changes, and then click Close.

For information about how to enable backup for a computer after backup has been disabled, see Set up backup for a client computer.