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Windows 7: Setting Restore Point for a new Primary SSD (C:)

09 Apr 2016   #1
jdUnionngaden

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 
Setting Restore Point for a new Primary SSD (C:)

Hi All!
Apologies if I've chosen the wrong location for this post!
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I just Installed a Solid State Drive replacing/cloning my previous Primary Disk Drive.
Apparently the Restore Point setup "window" still thinks the old Disk Drive is there, but "(Missing)".
Screen grab attached.
"Configure" shows zero current usage, but when I tried to turn it off I was warned that all restore points will be deleted and new Restore Points won't be created.
Perhaps that only means Restore Points won't be created (only) for the "(Missing)" drive and I'm worried about nothing. I want to be safe rather than sorry.
FWIW: The original Drive is still installed but renamed to a new name & letter.
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Any thoughts or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks
/jdU




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09 Apr 2016   #2
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

I would just go ahead and delete those restore points. They are not worth much anyhow and you do not control their whereabouts. Instead I suggest you make frequent images. E.g. like this:

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10 Apr 2016   #3
jdUnionngaden

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

Thanks very much vhs,
Of course that was the most logical path; it worked fine and cleared up a couple other issues too!
Best
/jdU
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