How to Exclude Files from a Backup Set
 

  1. Go to Tools > Manage Backup Sets Wizard.

  2. Select the appropriate Backup Set from the list.

  3. Choose Modify.

  4. Navigate through the Wizard until you see the Backup Set Exclude panel.

  5. Use the Exclude Selected Files and Folders option to mark files you want excluded from the backup process.  OR

  6. For example, to exclude temporary files, click on New Rule and enter *.tmp to exclude files that end with the .tmp extension which are located anywhere on your computer.

  7. Press OK and continue through the Wizard and press Finish to save your settings.