XP SP 3 Restore Points?

  provider 2 17:25 29 Aug 2008

Has anybody had a look to check on their restore points since installing Sp 3?

I`ve just noticed that all of mine, for the past two months or so, automatic and Software Distribution, have gone.

There is one for to-day, but that`s it. Is it just me or is this an issue with SP 3?

  Mr Mistoffelees 17:35 29 Aug 2008

Just looked at mine. Loads of restore points going back to mid July.

I have had SP3 installed since it was released.

  provider 2 17:42 29 Aug 2008

Could it be that the installation of Sp 3 has wiped all the SP 2 restore points? I installed it only a few days ago,but didn`t anticipate that the SP 2 restore points might not be of any use.

  provider 2 17:49 29 Aug 2008

It`s mentioned here but with reference to only one restore point being kept. I think I must have had about twenty of them, never having interfered with XP Sp 2`s allocation of space for them.

  provider 2 17:55 29 Aug 2008
  provider 2 18:48 29 Aug 2008

Does it have something to do with the release date? Is the latest version of XP SP 3 deliberately modified to clear out SP 2 restore points? Are the old restore points still valid (if you still have them), or a possible source of trouble if you try to use them?

  Roadgiant 22:08 29 Aug 2008

Sp3 came through on an automatic update for me on Tuesday, installed it, no problem and all my restore points are sill there.

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