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Windows 7: System Restore only shows limited restore points

14 Nov 2011   #11
pragnesh89

Windows 7 Professional 32 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MilesAhead View Post
Are you booting more than on OS by any chance? If you boot XP and it can see Vista or W7 partition it will think those restore points are corrupted and delete them. The format has changed a bit so it doesn't recognize them as valid.

If that's the case, this may help:

http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/12...delete-14.html
I am running Windows 7 and Windows XP on two different external hard drives. They both are independent. I set up the dualboot using EasyBCD where I can choose which OS to start.


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14 Nov 2011   #12
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Try an experiment. Make a couple of restore points in Windows7. Boot XP. Boot back into Windows7. See if they have disappeared.
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14 Nov 2011   #13
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pragnesh89 View Post
I got that option after I ran sfc/scannow yesterday and I was able to see more restore points if you notice from my earlier snips from this thread. I just ran SFC/scannow again and it showed that windows did not find any integration , etc.
Ooops! Sorry I missed that it was checked.
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14 Nov 2011   #14
pragnesh89

Windows 7 Professional 32 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MilesAhead View Post
Try an experiment. Make a couple of restore points in Windows7. Boot XP. Boot back into Windows7. See if they have disappeared.
You were right. The restore points seems to have been deleted after I logged into XP and then back into Windows 7.


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14 Nov 2011   #15
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

I have XP and W7 on partitions of the same disk. Brink put me onto the solution as shown in his tutorial. I prefer to be able to access files from each partition while booted to the other. I just put up with it. When I boot back into Windows7 I make a restore point right away. Plus I have backup images if something should happen in the interim.
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