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restore points

by pfoley / October 8, 2004 8:45 PM PDT

How do I set restore points on XP?

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Re: restore points
by Cursorcowboy / October 8, 2004 9:55 PM PDT
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Re: restore points
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / October 9, 2004 3:54 AM PDT
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pfoley,

In addition to reading the good information at Cursorcowboy's link, this should help too:

On my Windows XP HOME machine, Click on Start-All Programs-Accessories-System Tools-System Restore. When the "System Restore" window loads, select "Create A Restore Point", click the "Next" button, give the restore point a name, etc.

Hope this helps.

Grif

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A word of advice here:
by Paul C / October 9, 2004 10:25 PM PDT
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Cursorcowboy and Grif have given you good advice, but remember: Using System Restore will cause everything you've done and all changes you've made to the PC since the restore point to which you revert unavailable.

System Restore is not an excuse for failing to make regular backups of the important data on your machine that you can't afford to lose or would rather not lose.

Just a word of advice from someone who's been there...

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