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Windows 7: System Restore Point - Create


26 Nov 2008   #19
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 
System Restore Point - Create

How to Create a System Restore Point in Windows 7

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My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Jun 2009   #20
smoaky

Ubuntu,Mandriva,PCLOS,XP and,Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
You're welcome Smoaky.

You might use this to make manually creating restore points easier to do.

System Restore Point Shortcut
Now If I can get it to auto create a restore point when I boot up. (Yeah I'm lazy) just hate having to click on an icon to do this I just might get a hangnail.....lol
I think I saw a post regarding this utilizing the task scheduler
but cant remember where I saw it.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Jun 2009   #21
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Smoaky,

Well you can adjust the existing System Restore task for this, but it will only create one if it detects a change to the system.

If you want each time no matter what, then you could create a task to run the instanst create restore point shortcut instead. Option One in METHOD TWO of the tutorial below can help show you how to if needed.

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22 Jun 2009   #22
smoaky

Ubuntu,Mandriva,PCLOS,XP and,Windows 7
 
 

Cool,
I will give that a try.
Wondering why MS cant just create a restore point every calendar day when boot-up occurs no matter what? Sure that will take up some disk space but we all could adjust that according to our needs as an option.
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22 Jun 2009   #23
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Yep, creating one everyday no matter what would use up the maximum disk storage space set and cause the older restore points to be automatically deleted faster. Normally you would only want to create one before making a change to your system to preserve the older restore points as long as possible in case you needed to go back that far.
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22 Jun 2009   #24
smoaky

Ubuntu,Mandriva,PCLOS,XP and,Windows 7
 
 

Thanks!!!!
Your an admin...what do you think should be the best solution to restore points IYHO ??
Does Vista/Windows 7 has the best answer or what?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Jun 2009   #25
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

It really depends on your specific needs, but I would recommend to leave the default restore point task as is and only manually create a restore point right before you make changes to your system to be safe. For example, before installing Windows Updates, drivers, programs, etc.....

Of course, creating good backups of any files that you do not want to lose is always best as well.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Dec 2009   #26
freiheit59

Windows7 Ultimate 32bit-version 6.1.7600 Bult
 
 
System Restore could not start

recently I instated a cracked version of Windows 7 ultimate 32bit. letter I discovered that no system protection at all as you see at the attached photos.
I tray to do my best to do something can fix this problem but no result at all, so could you please help me to find a solution?
thanks in advance


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My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Dec 2009   #27
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Freiheit, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Sorry, but the only thing that can fix this is to uninstall (format) the cracked version and install a legal copy that has not been broken by a hack.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Jan 2010   #28
GWT

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Cool, now after I create the restore point, how do I access it again?

Thanks.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Jan 2010   #29
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello GWT,

If needed, you can do a system restore to select a restore point to go back to.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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