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Windows 7: System Restore gives wrong restore point.

10 Jul 2010   #1
Dick H

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
System Restore gives wrong restore point.

Around 09:15 I set a new Restore Point 7/5/2010 5:00AM.
It did its thing and here's the resulting message.

"System Restore completed successfully. The system has been restored to 7/9/2010 9:11:16 AM. Your documents have not been affected."

How can this happen?


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10 Jul 2010   #2
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

System restore would have selected the most recent restore point. Restore points are created automatically every day, and just before significant system events, such as the installation of a program or device driver.

If you want to restore to a specific restore point, you need to click the "Choose a different restore point" option. See this.

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10 Jul 2010   #3
Dick H

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bill2 View Post
... If you want to restore to a specific restore point, you need to click the "Choose a different restore point" option. See this. ...
I'm not too bright, but I think I did exactly that. Sorry my English is so bad you did not understand what I wrote; "Around 09:15 I set a new Restore Point 7/5/2010 5:00AM."
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