Startup, I noticed all my System Restore Points were gone, except for one System Checkpoint created after Normal Startup. Is this normal? Did this happen because when I ran the Diagnostic Startup, System Restore was turned off? Turning off System Restore deletes all Restore Points.Turning off system restore does delete all restore points. System Restore FAQ: http://www.microsoft.com/technet
My computer creates system restore points for all the right reasons (system checkpoints, and when I create them). However, I am unable to restore to any of them. I always get the same message saying that the restore could not be completed. What am I doing wrong? Any help is greatly appreciated.See MVP Bert Kinney's System Restore web page at http://bertk.mvps.org/html/srfail.
action will delete all the restore points and I am therefore afraid that this will then lose me the state that I now have i.e virus free and return the virus? Is this the case or can I just go ahead and disable system restore without losing my restored state. Any advice much appreciated. RebeccaThis is bad advise. Disabling System Restore should be done only after all infection cleanup is
system restore points; these coincide with the following error :- Event Type: Error Event Source: sr Event Category: None Event ID: 1 Date: 19/10/2003 User: N/A Computer: KELLYXP1700 Description: The System Restore system restore to monitor this drive. How do I stop it ?I remembered this from a similar post from redhades a while back. So thanks to them for the info :-) SNIP> After
My System Restore Points only stay on the calendar for a few days and then disappear.Can't go back to the previous month's calendar either. It used to work fine. Any help would be much appreciated. I can't seem to find any settings for the thing.Rick; Many things can cause loss of Restore Points, when they are gone, they are gone and can not be recovered or used. Some of the things
using your computer on each of the 5 days? If you didn't on any day there will not be a restore point and there will not be a need for one becaused no system changes will have taken place. It could be that something is interfering with the creation of restore points or deleting them after creation. Norton and Zone Alarm are renowned amongst other similar software that can do this. For
I have finally got my computer to re-install system restore. Is there any possible way that I can get back system restore points before today's date?Sussie Not if you deleted the old ones..Thanks Mike.Hi Sussie, Here are some tips on keeping System Restore Healthy http://bertk.mvps.org/html/healthy.htmlYou're welcome.. sorry I couldn't be the bearer of better news for you..
all the dates were gone. What is causing this?Frequently caused by malware, but there are other causes as well. Troubleshooting Missing Restore Points http://bertk.mvps.org/html/missingrps.html A tip: Using the maximum allocation for restore points is really a waste of disk space. I can't think of anyone who needs that much space.Leonard Probably not applicable here but with a dual
the "system volume information" folder System Restore Points or where they are being stored?They are stored in the folder Jason Hynes told you: C:\System Volume Information. None Windows Update set to "automatic" while mine is awt to off. After I noticed the restore points were gone, I also noticed Windows Update was set to "automatic"
've been manually creating system restore points just before and just
after installing application programs, with the idea that I can use
these restore points to better ensure the complete 1. System Restore back to the point immediately following the
installation of the program targetted for removal;
2. Use Add-or-Remove-Programs to perform a normal uninstall;
3. System Restore
After doing this nothing on my computer was working correctly and I kept getting error messages that Dell said were 'very bad'. So, I tried to restore to an earlier point, but all of my restore points ME then re-install the Win XP upgrade.Once the Restore Points are gone, there is no getting them back. Check for corrupted or missing System files: Start/Run Type "cmd"
My restore points keep being deleted after only one day despite the fact that I have enough room I have a partitioned hard drive (does that make a big difference?): One drive for System files [7.91GB] (with anywhere from 1.9 to 2.6 GB of free space) One drive for Data [66.6 GB] (10+ GB free space) plus a separate Slave drive [28.6 GB] on which I turned off System Restore (to see if that would
up a couple of times for no apparent reason. So I decided to restore to an earlier system to try to eliminate the cause. All my system restore points have disappeared. I am using XP SP2 and I have system restore set to use max disk space - about 13GB. Last time a looked, a few days ago, it would have been full of restore points back to the start of the year. Please do you know why they
I often lose system restore points for no apparent reason. I have plenty of usused DASD space (8 GIG). However, I sometimes use Real One Player software and I found a reference to that software causing Restore Points to disappear but I cannot find any further info on what can be done about it. Can anyone help???Nothing can be done as far as I know. Wait until it is resolved by Real.com or
of problems with an antivirus program. Since then System retore points will not stay on the system for more than two or three days. The system will automatically make restore points, I can make restore points. All of these will be visible from the calendar in the System restore dialog but after a period of a few days they disappear. I have Real Player installed and someone suggested
that day, then you should see a system checkpoint created every 24hrs and you should have 5 for 5 days."
To create a Restore Point Windows XP Shell/User
I have a laptop running XP Pro SP2 which does not create System Restore
Points (i.e. the automatic ones which are supposed to be created every 24
hours, based I assume on
is not creating or saving restore points. It will only save restore points for one day. Sometimes it will create one automatically on a given day, sometimes I have to enter one manually, but either way, any existing restore points disappear as soon as the date changes. 1) Yes, Task Scheduler is running. 2) Yes, System Restore is activated. 3) Yes, I have allocated lots of room on the
setting that I didn't set correctly?I don't think that the only thing kept in the SVI folder are Restore Points, which would explain the discrepancy. System Restore Points, however, are only kept for 90 days, as the oldest hits the 90 day mark, it's deleted , making room for newer points. If you have points older than 90 days, then yes, something very odd is going on.
center article that said this was a known problem. My question is whether the problem has been fixed or there is some workaround that will enable me to use RealOne Player w/o having my system restore points disappear.JM; No workaround yet that I know of. Check this link and real.com occasionally for updates when it changes: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;812119
auotmate the removal of system restore points. Disk Clean uses cleanmgr/sageset:x to automate disk clean up. I was wondering if there's a switch to include the system restore points as well. -mdhspamThe System Restore program automatically deletes old Restore Points on a first in - first out basis. As a new Restore Point is created, the oldest will be deleted after ninety days have gone