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Windows 7: System Restore Point Shortcut

21 May 2011   #90
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Michelle.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 Dec 2011   #91
Dude7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Very useful, thanks. Is it normal to not see the window saying it completed successfully (or not) with either style shortcut?
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10 Dec 2011   #92
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Selvan.

Yep, it's normal. You are not suppose to get a "Successfully completed" type message with either shortcut.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 Dec 2011   #93
Dude7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Hmmm, I prefer the message just so I know not to start something till it completes though it looks like it will generate an error message if needed.

Any chance it can be written so it does generate it? Till then, I'll use a shortcut to %SystemRoot%\System32\SystemPropertiesProtection.exe.

There too, any any chance a switch could be added to auto-click the 6th link in the 4th tab, at least that is where my "Create" button is?

Thanks
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11 Dec 2011   #94
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Selvan,

I'll look into it to seeing what I may be able to do for that. For now to help, if you do not get a error message when using these shortcuts, then it was successful in creating the restore point.

The main purpose of not getting the successfully complete message for these shortcuts, especially the instant create shortcut, is to be able to quickly create restore points say using scripts or Task Scheduler to run the shortcuts to create a restore point automatically in the background.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 Dec 2011   #95
Dude7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Much appreciated, thanks.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 Dec 2011   #96
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Selvan,

Ok, I have added step 4 in OPTION ONE for a shortcut that will ask you for a description, create the restore point, and give a "successfully completed" message afterwards. It's basically the same as creating a restore point through the System Properties -> System Protection window.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 Dec 2011   #97
Dude7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Thanks, works like a champ!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 Dec 2011   #98
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Selvan.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Jul 2012   #99
ferreel

Windows 7, 64 bit
 
 

I have tried to do the shortcut both with and without the success message and I get the error message:

For shortcut with success message)
Can't find script engine "VBScript" "C:\Program Files\Restore Point Shortcut\CreateRP-Success_Message.vbs".

For shortcut w/o success message)
Can't find script engine "VBScript" "C:\Program Files\Restore Point Shortcut\CreateRP.vbs".

Please let me know if you have any ideas.

Thanks
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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