Shadow Copy

In some Windows operating systems, when a system restore point is requested, a shadow copy of a file or folder is created. The shadow copy is essentially a previous version of the file or folder at a specific point.

See System Restore.
Also see Windows Vista.

Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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