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Have you noticed what system restore does?

Say you download an EXE file on June 1st at noon. Ai 1 PM you do a system restore to a point saved at 11 AM. That EXE is gone, even if you never ran it. If you modified a batch file before 1 PM it will revert to its previous version. Same with ini files.

If you run a program like INCTRL5 to track what changes occur with a system restore, it deletes the temp files and reverts the ini files.

I once made a change to the directory structure on drive E: or F: - there were only data files on this drive - no system stuff. After a system restore, the directory structure was back to its previous state. How annoying. How nosy the system is. Leave my stuff alone, please.

If I compile an EXE, and do a system restore to a time before its creation, it will be deleted. Really, leave my stuff alone!

Has anyone noticed this?

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