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Windows 7: How often does Win 7 set restore points?

25 Nov 2012   #1
Mr2005

Win 7 64 bit home
 
 
How often does Win 7 set restore points?

I just went in and created a system restore point in system properties. I don't see a place that says how often a restore point is made. Is it possible to configure?


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25 Nov 2012   #2
bigmck

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mr2005 View Post
I just went in and created a system restore point in system properties. I don't see a place that says how often a restore point is made. Is it possible to configure?
I don't believe there is a way to schedule them. They are made before every Windows update. What I do is have a reminder to go in every Wednesday and make a Restore Point. This way I have at least one every week.
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25 Nov 2012   #3
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

I get one with each significant change. The most recent was when my Grandson installed League Of Legends yesterday.
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25 Nov 2012   #4
Mr2005

Win 7 64 bit home
 
 

thanks.

where is the restore saved by default?
Does creating an additional restore point delete the previous restore point or am I creating numerous points?

Thanks all for the help!
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25 Nov 2012   #5
AddRAM

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

Go into configure and you`ll see how much space is dedicated to restore points, most often it`s way too low.

When it`s out of room it boots out the oldest restore point, but not manually made restore points.
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25 Nov 2012   #6
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

I use the vbs script to manually create a restore point via shortcut. Also I left the default daily restore point creation active. You can change the frequency using this tip
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25 Nov 2012   #7
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

This might help.

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