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Windows 7: "Restore Points" Question

15 Feb 2010   #1
Robert11

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
"Restore Points" Question

Hello,

Regarding "Restore Points"

Could someone please summarize what is actually saved with a Restore Point.

And, more importantly, what is not ?

e.g., are WORD documents restored ?
Programs ?
etc. ?

Thank you,
Bob


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15 Feb 2010   #2
logicearth

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

System Restore - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Does not have the info you want?
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15 Feb 2010   #3
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

WIN + F1 | type System Restore in the search box | Enter key


WIN denotes that key with the weird wavy flag on it.
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15 Feb 2010   #4
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10
 
 

Hello Bob,

In addition, when you can see what programs and drivers the system restore will affect before doing it in step 8 of the tutorial below. It is a restore point of your system files, registry, programs, drivers, and their settings.

System Restore

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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15 Feb 2010   #5
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello Robert11.


Here's a System Restore FAQ.

System Restore: frequently asked questions

Anything you want to save put in Documents, that is not touched.
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