BRC - Default Windows Excluded Files

Written By Tami Sutcliffe (Super Administrator)

Updated at August 31st, 2023

Some files are always excluded in backup jobs for devices running the Windows operating system.

(There are no automatic exclusions for other operating systems.) 

Default Windows excluded files include:

Axcient-specific files


Pagefile and Hybernate files


System volume information files

/System Volume Information

Recycle Bin files


Client-side caching files


Virtualization caching files