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Windows 7: Disable Automatic System Restore Point Creation?

10 Sep 2013   #1
qrajber93

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Disable Automatic System Restore Point Creation?

Is it possible to disable automatic System Restore Point creation (to prevent Windows to create restore points daily and after (re)installing programs / Windows updates)?

I want to manually create System Restore Points because automatic creation uses too much space, because I install new programs very often.

Note that I still want to use System Restore. I don't want it to be automatic.


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10 Sep 2013   #2
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Have a look at the settings in task scheduler.

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10 Sep 2013   #3
BryanJames16

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
Have a look at the settings in task scheduler.

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Here are the steps:
1.) Click the Windows Start button.
2.) Type Task Scheduler
3.) Select And click the program
4.) Click the left arrow on the left side of the option "Task Scheduler Library".
5.) Double click Microsoft Folder. Double Click folder.
6.) Then click the folder "System Restore"
7.) Double Click the "SR". It should open a new Window.
8.) Click the "Triggers" Tab
9.) Select 1 option then click EDIT

Hope these helps..
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13 Sep 2013   #4
qrajber93

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thanks for answers. Also, I found out that turning off System Protection is important if you don't want automatic creation of System Restore Points. Here is how:

System Protection - Turn On or Off
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30 Apr 2016   #5
betaupsilon

Windows 7 Home Prem 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by qrajber93 View Post
Thanks for answers. Also, I found out that turning off System Protection is important if you don't want automatic creation of System Restore Points. Here is how:

System Protection - Turn On or Off
If I am correct this option will WIPE OUT all previous RESTORE PTS? However, the previous option in TASK SCHEDULER will not? However, will the TASK SCHEDULER revert back to enabling AUTO SYS RESTORE?

I could swear I had the TASK SCHEDULER disabling AUTO SYS RESTORE, but I now have a new AUTO RESTORE PT. Anyone know about this?
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