There are a lot of bits to choose from

Which of these would take advantage of the archive file attribute?

A) Event Viewer

B) Windows Backup

C) System Information

D) Task Manager

E) Look at all these switches!

The answer: B) Windows Backup

A file’s archive bit is set when the file is modified. Backup applications can then use the archive bit to determine what files may have been updated since the last backup.

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