backing up system restore points?

  BIG Ben strikes 10 again! 21:55 06 Jan 2005

hi,just to be safe,can i copy the file that is used to restore back to an earlyer date?.is just if things get bad,(in windowsXP),then i can backup also a having the system restore program would be nifty,cheers.ben

  VoG II 22:01 06 Jan 2005

The file that is used to launch the System Restore interface is


but as there are many things that can go wrong with SR the usefulness of copying this elsewhere is questionable.

  BIG Ben strikes 10 again! 22:11 06 Jan 2005

thanks VoG,copying the file that has your backup on can't hurt it could it?.cheers.

  VoG II 22:16 06 Jan 2005

That doesn't have your back up it is the System Restore launcher program. It can't do any harm to copy it.

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