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How To Create or Delete a Restore Point

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Createing a restore point in Windows7, Vista or XP.

 

A restore point is a representation of a stored state of your computer's system files. You can use a restore point to restore your computer's system files to an earlier point in time. Restore points are automatically created by System Restore weekly and when System Restore detects the beginning of a change to your computer, such as when you install a program or a driver.

 

Createing a restore point manually at any time by following the steps below.

 

1. Go to Contro Panel.

Start>Control Panel

 

2. Click System and Security.

 

3. Click System.

 

4. In the left pane, click System protection If you're prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.

 

5. Click the System Protection tab.

 

6. Click Create.

 

7. Type any name you wish for restore point and click create.

 

Restore point will be created.

 

Deleting a restore point in Windows7, Vista or XP.

 

You cannot delete an individual restore point, but you can either delete all restore points or all but the most recent restore point. Deleting restore points temporarily frees up disk space. As new restore points are created, disk space will be used again. For information about how to adjust the disk space that is used by restore points

 

To delete all restore points.

 

1. Go to Contro Panel.

Start>Control Panel

 

2. Click System and Security.

 

3. Click System.

 

4. In the left pane, click System protection If you're prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.

 

5. Click the System Protection tab.

 

6. Click Configure.

 

7. Under Disk Space Usage, click Delete.

 

8. Click Continue, and then click OK.

 

All Restore point will be deleted.

 

To delete all but the most recent created restore point

 

1. Go to Contro Panel.

Start>Control Panel

 

2. Click System and Security.

 

3. Under Adminstrative Tools Click Free up disk space. If prompted, select the drive that you want to clean up, and then click OK.

 

4. In the Disk Cleanup for (drive letter) dialog box, click Clean up system files. If you're prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.

 

5. If prompted, select the drive that you want to clean up, and then click OK.

 

6. Click the More Options tab, under System Restore and Shadow Copies, click Clean up.

 

7. In the Disk Cleanup dialog box, click Delete.

 

8. Click Delete Files, and then click OK.

 

All but the most recent created restore point will be deleted.

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