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Windows 7: Why Use System Protection On Drives Other Than C: ?

23 Mar 2015   #1
RetiredEngineer

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Why Use System Protection On Drives Other Than C: ?

I've used Windows 7 Home Premium x64 since 2009. I understand how to use System Protection. However, what I don't understand is why it would be useful for drives other than C:, where Windows resides.

If there is a tutorial somewhere on reasons why System Protection is useful on other drives, I would surely appreciate a reference to it.


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23 Mar 2015   #2
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

It`s useful if you also wanted to have restore points for those drives and if you had storage room to backup those drives.

It`s not turned on on other drives by default, windows just gives you the option to do so if you wanted.
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23 Mar 2015   #3
whs
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I always use system protection on my data partitions. Reason: it allows me to retrieve files in case I erroneously delete them or they get lost otherwise. Here is how:

ShadowExplorer - Recover Lost Files and Folders
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