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Windows 7: Is there a way to delete selected system restore points?

25 Feb 2017   #1
soho1

 
Is there a way to delete selected system restore points?

I have about 50 GB of system restore points. and many of these are good that I really want to keep. However, recently (today) I got a couple of new restore points generated as Windows applied "critical updates" and sure enough, my PC went critical, rolled over and died, each of these being worthless. So, I restored to my last known good restore point from yesterday, and everything is beautiful again. I want to delete these nasty suckers, but keep the other historical restore points.

Many users just make a new restore point and then delete all the old ones, which if they had any comon sense would test before purging, but i would MUCH rather just delete the offensive restore points only. Does anyone know of a tool to handle this?


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25 Feb 2017   #2
pbcopter

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

You could use CCleaner to delete individual restore points.

CCleaner
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25 Feb 2017   #3
soho1

 

Awesome! I've used CCleaner on and off over the years and never noticed it could do this. TYVM
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25 Feb 2017   #4
pbcopter

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

You're welcome!
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25 Feb 2017   #5
RolandJS

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Another good tool, but not quite as strong as ccleaner, that will do likewise is WindowsClub's System Restore Points Manager. I have this as a backup tool just in case my main one is temporarily not working.
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