System Restore points

  cje1 19:44 08 Mar 2005

Running Windows XP, how often should a restore point be created. Is it done automatically ?

  Diodorus Siculus 19:46 08 Mar 2005

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  Graham ® 19:49 08 Mar 2005

Automatically every day, providing there is sufficient disc space.

  Happy Soul 19:49 08 Mar 2005

Mine puts a System Checkpoint on every day I use it plus when I install or uninstall programs.

Not sure if this is right or wrong, good or bad.

  Technotiger 19:54 08 Mar 2005

Hi, automatic in XP, in addition I always create a restore point after doing a good clean-up - Ad-Aware scan, Virus scan, disk cleanup, defrag and after any new install or hardware addition. Then I know I have a good point to get back to if necessary; and it usually is, at some time:-)


  cje1 20:01 08 Mar 2005

For some unknown reason my system is not creating a restore point. It only stores for instance when an automatic update is downloaded or new software is installed. It doesn't create one on a daily basis.

  Technotiger 20:04 08 Mar 2005

Note Graham's comment above - providing there is sufficient disk space. Are you sure you have enough disk space?

  cje1 20:07 08 Mar 2005

I have 125GB spare

  Technotiger 20:11 08 Mar 2005

well - that should do then :-)) sorry I can't offer anything more sensible. Good luck anyway.


  VoG II 20:11 08 Mar 2005

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Are you running a RAMDrive?

  cje1 20:18 08 Mar 2005

Please excuse my ignorance, what's a RAMDrive?

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