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Windows 7: How to disable the auto shortcut in desktop?

31 Aug 2010   #41
richc46

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Do you want to know how to make the restore points?


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31 Aug 2010   #42
gardedvior411

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Ive read in the forum how to, but is there a way to do it automatically like every week?
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31 Aug 2010   #43
richc46

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System restore is set to automatic, unless shut off

Go to search
Type task scheduler
In scheduler in the left pane, expand all the way
Look for system restore and you can see how often the points are made automatically

If you want to make one extra
Read this
System Restore Point - Create
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31 Aug 2010   #44
gardedvior411

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Ok found it, it says "queued" "multiple triggers defined" next run time "9/2/10/12 am" last run time "8/30/10..." ..
So does it mean it automatically creates restore points, right?
thanks alot
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31 Aug 2010   #45
richc46

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Yes on 9/2. But be warned, if it makes an automatic on on 9/2 and you make a manual on 9/5, it misses the next automatic date.
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31 Aug 2010   #46
gardedvior411

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

So better to leave it alone? Let itself create?
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31 Aug 2010   #47
richc46

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Yes and no

If you are going to install something, make a SR point, in case you do not like it

Same with uninstall.

Before you are going to make a change make a point. Sometimes the points are done automatically before a change, but I do not find that dependable.
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01 Sep 2010   #48
fseal

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Heh I think that in general is healthy advice to NEVER use a registry cleaner. I've never used one in 15 years of dealing with Windows. Even as an Windows software engineer I wouldn't use one or recommend it. They very frequently cause weird and tweakey problems which can be impossible to track down without doing somthing drastic such as (now) a system restore or in the old days a system reinstall to fix it.
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01 Sep 2010   #49
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

I suspect you are using Roxio creator 2009/2010 and this is a feature of the software when you put a disc in the drive. you can even drag files to the disc shortcut for burning
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