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Windows 7: Differences in 3 system restore options

21 May 2012   #1
trinaz

Windows 7 Pro 64bit SP1
 
 
Differences in 3 system restore options

Is are there differences in the following ways to run system restore:


1) From within windows
2) from windows in safe mode
3) from the windows installation CD repair/system restore option

any advantages/disadvatages in running restore from either or each of the 3 options ?

Thanks...Trinaz


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21 May 2012   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Trinaz,

There's not much difference other than in Safe Mode.

1) Allows you to be able undo the system restore if needed.

2) You will not be able undo a system restore done in Safe Mode.

3) Same as 1, but can be handy if you are unable to boot into Windows 7.

System Restore

and

System Restore - Undo - Vista Forums

Hope this helps,

Shawn
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