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Windows 7: How clean old "Image backups" from restore list ?

31 Mar 2016   #1

Win 7 Pro 64bits
How clean old "Image backups" from restore list ?


I made some trial and errors with the image backup tool in Windows 7 and created a bunch of them. However, I deleted them manually from my hard drives.

Now, when I go in "System Restore" and click on "show more restore points", I see a big list of shadow copies that can't be used, because I deleted the sources files manually.

The problem : there is NO way to delete those entries.

I tried :

- Restarting the image back up tool of Windows 7 via regedit
- Cleaning all of my hard drives restore points using the cleaning tool
- Disabling any restore protection in Windows 7

Normal restore points all disappeared from the list. BUT thos shadow copies still remain in the list.

I have the same issue than this guy :

Deleting "Unreacheable" System Restore Points How-To Geek Forums

Any idea ?

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31 Mar 2016   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Okks, :)

You could use OPTION FIVE in the tutorial below to delete System Image Restore Point restore points.

System Protection Restore Points - Delete
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