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Windows 7: How can I set the restore point?

25 Jan 2010   #1
netrate

Win 7 dual boot with XP
 
 
How can I set the restore point?

Each time I set the restore point, I shut the machine down and when I start it back up - they disappear and not available. I have also set the RESTORE POINT to max - and yet, this still happens. What am I doing wrong?
When I set the restore point, I can check it - it shows up, but after shutting the machine down, it disappears...strange.


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25 Jan 2010   #2
valtonray

Windows 7 Ultimate Signature Edition
 
 

check under back up utilities you should see a calender with all previous restore points.
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25 Jan 2010   #3
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Netrate,

Since you dual boot with XP, that would most likely be the issue. Hiding Windows 7 from XP from within XP using the tutorial below should stop the restore points in Windows 7 from being cleared at startup. Just substitute Vista for Windows 7 in the tutorial.

System Restore Points - Stop XP Dual Boot Delete - Vista Forums

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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27 Jan 2010   #4
netrate

Win 7 dual boot with XP
 
 

It didn't work for me. ANy other ideas?
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27 Jan 2010   #5
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Ok. How much disk space do you have allocated for storing system restore points? If it's to low, then they might be removed sooner. Usually 10 GB is a ok.

System Protection - Change Disk Space Usage
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28 Jan 2010   #6
netrate

Win 7 dual boot with XP
 
 

I have it on max - the highest it will go.
I have run the XP reg edit twice in XP and then rebooted and then when to Win 8 - but still no dice.
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28 Jan 2010   #7
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Netrate,

I can't think of a reason for this, but you might create system image backups for now to be able to restore your system if needed until this gets worked out for you.

You might see if this may be related:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/301224
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28 Jan 2010   #8
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Hopefully Brinks last solution will work for you. You may want to look at this post that I just made. Hopefully, it will be of benefit to someone.

https://www.sevenforums.com/performan...g-deleted.html
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