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Windows 7: Are restore points not automatic anymore?

07 May 2013   #11
Kaktussoft

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I don't know how to post screenshots [yet], but my first problem is finding what you want to see. Every time I open up something in that area, it looks like it is going to do a restore... which is not what I want. I just want to find the settings. Yes... I'm a nervous Nellie.
System Restore Point - Create
You see what's shown in step 9?

9. When the restore point has finished being created, click on the Close button. (See screenshot below)


This? Yes... but I'm not sure what that's telling me. I haven't tried to create one yet.
Just try to create a manual restore point please


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07 May 2013   #12
Kaktussoft

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BTW restore points are created when:
  • You create one manually
  • Software installation
  • Software uninstall
  • windows update installation
  • You do a "system restore". So you can undo the system restore.
  • Once a week if no restore point has been made last 7 days (by things described above). A scheduled task runs each day to check if this is the case. If so... it creates a restore point.
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