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Windows 7: System Restore: When Does It Auto Create a Restore Point?

11 Mar 2015   #1

Win 7 Pro
System Restore: When Does It Auto Create a Restore Point?

In Windows 7, when does System Restore automatically create a Restore Point?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 Mar 2015   #2

Dual Boot: Windows 8.1 & Server 2012r2 VMs: Kali Linux, Backbox, Matriux, Windows 8.1

Basically it makes one weekly, during critical system events and before the installation of programs.

Read more here
System Restore: frequently asked questions - Windows Help
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Mar 2015   #3
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

And when you uninstall a program.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

12 Mar 2015   #4
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

Also many times when doing Windows 7 Updates it will make restore points.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Mar 2015   #5

Win7 Pro-64 Bit

If you want a new one every day, have a look at this tutorial, it will do it daily when you fire up your machine.
System Restore Point : Create at System Startup
My System SpecsSystem Spec
13 Mar 2015   #6

Win 7 Pro

Thanks to all for the replies.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Gator View Post
Basically it makes one...before the installation of programs.[/url]
Making a restore point before installing programs was the point I was most interested in. I didn't know it would do this; but I heard something about it recently, and was wondering if it was true. I have often created a restore point manually before installing a program due to not knowing this.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
13 Mar 2015   #7

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64 +Linux_VMs +Chromium_VM

Here is a tutorial by Brink that explains System Restore:
System Restore

See steps 9 and 10 for helpful info on what Restore Points you have and what is affected.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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