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Windows 7: System Restore Point Shortcut

25 Mar 2010   #50
Ghostwalker

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Can this be added to the desktop context menu?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
25 Mar 2010   #51
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Ghostwalker, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Yes, you sure can. You can use the shortcut with the tutorial below to add it.

Context Menu (Desktop) - Application Shortcuts - Vista Forums

Hope this helps,
Shawn
My System SpecsSystem Spec
25 Mar 2010   #52
Ghostwalker

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Thanks for the fast reply, that is exactly what I was wondering.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
25 Mar 2010   #53
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're welcome Ghostwalker.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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18 May 2010   #54
GerryR

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Shawn,

Were it not for your tutorials I would never have gained the understanding of the OS that you have provided. The most critical one has been what I think of as the UAC defeater - the ability to create shortcuts that can be run by me as administrator. I teach myself each new OS, except Vista, which I never ran, and there is no way in the world that I would have found that.

For some reason I would not "enhance your reputation", possibly because I'm a very new member.

Many thanks,

Gerry Rains
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 May 2010   #55
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Gerry, and thank you.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Oct 2010   #56
ToniB

Win7 64 bit
 
 
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Hi, Shawn,

just stumbled onto this site, am really glad -- I am new to Win7 & can very much use any timesavers, etc, I can get.

Your shortcut for the system restore pt brought me here. Installed & working, a great timesaver - thanks!

A quick question -- I miss the security of seeing "restore pt sucessfully created" message. Any way to still get that that you know of?

Thanks,
Toni
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Oct 2010   #57
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Toni, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Thank you.

Sorry, but not unless you used the shortcut below instead to create a restore point the normal way.

System Protection Properties Shortcut - Create
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Oct 2010   #58
ToniB

Win7 64 bit
 
 

Thanks. & for providing great content.

That's OK. Thought it worth asking. I had already seen & tried the manual method before I posted the question.

Decided your way was much more convenient regardless of if there was a 'fix' for the confirmation or not. )

Thanks.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 Oct 2010   #59
ToniB

Win7 64 bit
 
 

Thanks for the input/help but I did use the one with the name -- IMHO, not just only a few extra keystrokes, but also a great reminder of what was going on at the time.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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