Windows stores this information in the following registry keys:
Note The registry values shown in this article are a sample from one computer and may differ from what you might see on your computer depending on your configuration.
The default values and value data for the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\BackupRestore\KeysNotToRestore registry key are listed in the following table.
The file exclusions listed in this article also apply when you are using Volume Shadow Copy Service. In this scenario, the requestor, such as NTBACKUP.EXE, passes a list of files and folders it will backup or restore, subject to any exclusions by the registry keys listed in this article.
Article ID: 233427 - Last Review: Jan 7, 2008 - Revision: 1