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Windows 7: restore points

11 Apr 2010   #1

Windows 7 home premium 32 bit
restore points

I am unable to schedule System Restore using the Task Scheduler. I want a new restore point to be created every day at 10 am. The Task Scheduler says that the task was succesfully completed; however, when I open System Restore, the restore point is NOT shown. I assume that I am missing a simple step. Please help.

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11 Apr 2010   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install

System restore will follow any schedule by task scheduler, but not more than once every 7 days.

I know this to be true because I did the research for my own compter and Vista
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11 Apr 2010   #3

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello DLk,

You can create a task in Task Scheduler to run the Create Instant Restore Point Shortcut (program) at any time you like.

Hope this helps,
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11 Apr 2010   #4
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Hello dlk7107, welcome to Seven Forums!

Here is another excellent option, have a look at the tutorial at the link below.

System Restore Point : Create at System Startup
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12 Apr 2010   #5

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install

TY for the rep and the kind words. Although, I appreciate any thanks and rep, I feel that Brinks and Barefoot's tutorial will better serve your needs. The tutorial library is full of excellent information and we both should try to take full advantage of it. I am still learning about everything that is in the treasure chest of information.

Here is the key to that collection of awesome information

Windows 7 - Tutorial Index[2]=General Tips

Take care and come back often to both teach and learn..
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