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Windows 7: How to run a scheduled task for system restore point

13 Jul 2012   #1
DextrousDave

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 
How to run a scheduled task for system restore point

Hi All

I would like to manually create a scheduled task for creating a system restore point every 2nd day. How can I do this? More specifically, what executable or what system file do I point to in the Scheduled Task?

Thank You


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13 Jul 2012   #2
solarmystic

Windows 7 x64 Professional SP1
 
 

Hello DextrousDave,

I believe this tutorial should point you in the right direction:-
(It works for Windows 7 although Vista is mentioned)

System Restore Task - Change Automatic Restore Point Schedule - Vista Forums
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13 Jul 2012   #3
DextrousDave

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Thanks man. I think this is what I've been looking for. Will test it out. Thanks again!
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13 Jul 2012   #4
solarmystic

Windows 7 x64 Professional SP1
 
 

You're most welcome, thanks for the feedback.
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