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Windows 7: System Restore

03 Jun 2015   #140

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

You're most welcome.

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08 Sep 2015   #141

Windows 7 Home Prem 32 bit

Hi Shawn,
I am sure this is covered somewhere, but a fundamental question I have about RESTORE PTS is do they leave behind on the hard drive the files & directories a particular software may have installed? The reason I ask this because it appears some software I installed from National Instruments I now want removed. I thought SYSTEM RESTORE prior to the installation would take care of that, but it appears the programs have been disabled & the directories & files still remain? So to do a FULL removal I need to run the PROGRAMS REMOVAL utility or maybe restore the image I created prior to the installation?

So does SYSTEM RESTORE only address REGISTRY issues?
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08 Sep 2015   #142

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello betaupsilon,

It's usually recommended to uninstall the program as usual.

If you're having an issue with that or it's not uninstalling properly, then doing a system restore using a restore point dated before you installed the program will completely remove it.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Mar 2016   #143

windows 7 ultimate 32 bit

Hi, Brink,

As all other topics this is also a useful tutorial.
My problem is i could create the system restore points, i do not know default system SR is created or not i could see it created.
But when checking randomly, it is surprising that it all vanished.
What is the reason and how to fix it.
How to ask the system to create default SR points.
Some programs on uninstall always create a SR point, and revo uninstaller for any uninstall, create SR point. I wanted to check and delete some of the created points, but to my surprise, no SR point is available except that the program created points after the logon session, ie, present log on. Would you give tips to how to create. If any fix is available by, or reregistering etc..
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