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System Restore points missing

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  • I've noticed over a period of time, (restore points) during the month are ''missing''.

    Is this due to the operating system ''deleting'' older restore points,

    and (replacing) them with ''newer'' ones ?

    Also: can using (system restore) be safe, when facing  (trojan & malware) attacks causing problems ?


    Lee Payne


    • Bearbeitet lee vernon Samstag, 5. Mai 2012 02:31 misprint
    Samstag, 5. Mai 2012 02:24

Antworten

  • This usually happens when the is no enough disk space or you turned off the windows restore. make sure that you have enough disk space at all time.
    • Als Antwort markiert lee vernon Mittwoch, 9. Mai 2012 22:57
    Sonntag, 6. Mai 2012 14:16
  • Hi,


    Firstly, you can see the Disk Space Usage in System Properties and please note: You can adjust the maximum disk space user for system protection. As space fills up, older restore points will be deleted to make room for new ones.




    Therefore, the missing of your restore points may be caused by the disk space is full.


    Also, you can check if there have related errors in event viewer, please refer to System restore points are missing after Windows 7 reboot for detailed information.


    For Trojan and Malware, in my opinion, it is no use running system restore. However, it is recommended to use anti-virus applications or security application to protect your system, such as Microsoft Security Essentials.


    Hope this helps.


    Jeremy Wu

    TechNet Community Support

    • Als Antwort markiert lee vernon Mittwoch, 9. Mai 2012 22:56
    Montag, 7. Mai 2012 10:01

Alle Antworten

  • This usually happens when the is no enough disk space or you turned off the windows restore. make sure that you have enough disk space at all time.
    • Als Antwort markiert lee vernon Mittwoch, 9. Mai 2012 22:57
    Sonntag, 6. Mai 2012 14:16
  • Hi,


    Firstly, you can see the Disk Space Usage in System Properties and please note: You can adjust the maximum disk space user for system protection. As space fills up, older restore points will be deleted to make room for new ones.




    Therefore, the missing of your restore points may be caused by the disk space is full.


    Also, you can check if there have related errors in event viewer, please refer to System restore points are missing after Windows 7 reboot for detailed information.


    For Trojan and Malware, in my opinion, it is no use running system restore. However, it is recommended to use anti-virus applications or security application to protect your system, such as Microsoft Security Essentials.


    Hope this helps.


    Jeremy Wu

    TechNet Community Support

    • Als Antwort markiert lee vernon Mittwoch, 9. Mai 2012 22:56
    Montag, 7. Mai 2012 10:01