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Windows 7: List Restore Points

02 Feb 2011   #11

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I can think of a couple of possibilities. One, you may have used the inbuilt disk cleanup utility- that has an option to delete all but the most recent SR point to reclaim disk space. Or a similar 3rd party cleaning tool.

Two, the space reserved for SR may be too small so all the earlier points got deleted to make way for the last one. You can adjust this space in SR settings.
I concur Defraggler removes all but the last if used too agressivly.
Figures. I used Defraggler just this morning... Wel,, I'll be OK as long as the last restore point doesn't get deleted...
Update: The Defraggler forum has a thread on this. Apparently according to Piriform it's all windows fault and there is nothing that can be done about it. Ho Hum. One contributer determined empirically that if the drive is not too full and you don't use the move large files to the end then you don't lose the RPs . Not sure how true that is.

A quick defrag seems ok, as does defragging individual files.

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04 May 2014   #12

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If you have CCleaner installed, you can click on Tools in the left panel, then click on System Restore. That'll allow you to view as well as delete existing SR points.

Dunno how I missed that, but it sure did the trick .. thanks !
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