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Windows 7: Can I see what's inside the GUID files in System Volume Information?

27 Jan 2014   #1
entryman

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Can I see what's inside the GUID files in System Volume Information?

In my System volume information I have these two files. I want to see what exactly is inside "{GUID_2}{GUID_1}".

{GUID_1} 65,536
{GUID_2}{GUID_1} 5,494,538,240

Is there some viewer or parser I can use to dump out what's in that file?

Thanks


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28 Jan 2014   #2
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

The large "{GUID_2}{GUID_1}" file contains your system restore points.

You can look inside of it using the steps in this tutorial:
System Restore Points - Manually Extract Files and Folders
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