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Windows 7: How to delete individual Restore Points in Win 7

20 Aug 2016   #1
bbrose2

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 
How to delete individual Restore Points in Win 7

I would like to delete individual Restore points but there is no clear way in Win 7 other than deleting ALL of the restore points. I have read elsewhere that CCLEANER does a fine job of deleting single restore points. Has anyone used CCLEANER to accomplish this function & were there any problems with your system afterwards or any problems at all?

Thank you for any information you can provide. Bud Rose...


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20 Aug 2016   #2
ignatzatsonic

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

I had never used that function in CCleaner, but just tried it as a test.

I deleted my oldest restore point. Took about 1 second. Seems to have worked OK. That restore point is no longer listed in the available restore points in the System Restore interface.

System Protection Restore Points - Delete

For whatever that's worth.
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21 Aug 2016   #3
bbrose2

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 
How to delete individual Restore Points in Win 7

Hi ignatatsonic,

Thank you for trying out the individual delete of a restore point. Your test gives me a little more confidence in doing it myself as I have not used CCLEANER myself yet. I want to keep my oldest restore point but have a bunch in between my oldest & latest that I want to delete both manual & system created. Will let you know later how it works out.

Bud Rose
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21 Aug 2016   #4
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

I have use Ccleaner for a long time and yes I also use it to delete unwanted Restore Points with ZERO problems.
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25 Aug 2016   #5
bbrose2

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 
How to delete individual Restore Points in Win 7

Hi All,

I took your advice & ran CCLEANER to delete restore points. It worked like a charm. I tried deleting a single
restore point & then deleting multiple restore points at the same time. All worked great. They no longer show up in the list of restore points.

Once again, a BIG THANK YOU to those that replied to my request for help!

Bud Rose
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