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Windows 7: System Restore help..

04 Feb 2009   #1
ekopaxus

Win7
 
 
System Restore help..

Hi,

In Windows 7, how can I set automatic restore points? In Windows XP the calender would show up and you would pick the date, etc. Can this be done with Windows 7?

Hope I'm making myself clear.

Your reply and help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks.


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04 Feb 2009   #2
NosferatuX

Windows 7 Build 7048 x64
 
 

Hi ekopaxus,

Please read the following posts;
create restore point... shortcut?
Post #2 answers your question and can be modified in task scheduler if needed
and
How to Make a Create System Restore Point Shortcut in Windows 7
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04 Feb 2009   #3
ekopaxus

Win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NosferatuX View Post
Hi.

Thank you for your reply. Much appreciated.
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04 Feb 2009   #4
NosferatuX

Windows 7 Build 7048 x64
 
 

You're most welcome
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04 Feb 2009   #5
Ex_Brit

Win 7 Ult SP1/Win 10 Pro (all x64)
 
 

There's an error in that thread...since when does Windows creat restore points at every boot and 12pm every day? In my system it certainly doesn't.
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04 Feb 2009   #6
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hi Peter,

In Task Manager there is a SR task for System Restore that is suppose to check for changes and create a restore point at each cold system startup it detects changes. It does not apply when Windows 7 wakes up though. At least, this is what the task is suppose to do.
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04 Feb 2009   #7
Ex_Brit

Win 7 Ult SP1/Win 10 Pro (all x64)
 
 

I found the task finally and it has never run, probably because it was set to only run when idle, which is never when and if I'm booted into the W7 partition. I changed the user name to myself from "System" and was then able to change all that. Hopefully it will now run. (Settings were all greyed out until I changed the user name).
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04 Feb 2009   #8
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

LOL, I guess that would explain why. I hope it runs for you now.
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04 Feb 2009   #9
Ex_Brit

Win 7 Ult SP1/Win 10 Pro (all x64)
 
 

Thanks for your help.
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04 Feb 2009   #10
Ex_Brit

Win 7 Ult SP1/Win 10 Pro (all x64)
 
 

Update...it wont run...darn it. I'll just go on making manual restore poiints. I seem to remember similar issues in Vista and XP.
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