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System Restore WinXP Pro

by jnulr / April 21, 2004 2:25 PM PDT


Every now and then (ie;after installing a new program) all of my "restore" points disappear on the System Restore feature of XP. It's not corrupted it's that they're gone thus there are no "bold" dates where I created several restore points.

Anyone know what could cause this?


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Re:System Restore WinXP Pro
by glb613 / April 21, 2004 7:57 PM PDT

What are your settings? Are you using the maximum amount of hard drive space? If not or your hard drive doesn't have a lot of free space, it will purge the oldest restore points. Plus, sometimes installing a new program uses all of the system restore space allotted.

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Re:System Restore WinXP Pro
by macigiver / April 21, 2004 8:57 PM PDT

that's easy some computers are possesed you could have gotten one of the many virises out there or there's a ghost in your machine. go to windows update at and get all the restore point updates that should fix your problem

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Re:Re:System Restore WinXP Pro
by daii / April 23, 2004 6:16 AM PDT

restore points are only applicable to the comp. that created them,i think you getting confused with windows updates

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