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#1 PACS_Admin

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Posted 26 January 2009 - 01:12 PM

I use an online backup service to backup my system. Do I really need to keep System Restore enabled? It's using "a lot" of disk space that I would like to reclaim.

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Posted 26 January 2009 - 06:34 PM

System Restore backs up your "system state" (your registry, among other things).
Also, if the computer won't boot into Windows to get your info back (from the online backup) - how will you recover?
You can decrease the size of the System Restore storage if you'd like and this will save you some space.
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Posted 26 January 2009 - 08:19 PM

Good point.
I've re-enabled it and reduced the allowed usage space.

Thanks for the needed tip and advise.




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