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One WinXP rookie's desktop helper.

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#1 Dave Binko

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Posted 08 August 2009 - 02:16 PM

I'm a rookie so this is technically uninspiring, but it serves me well. For my convenience, I added a desktop shortcut to
System Restore in Win XP. For perspective, I only recently achieved this level of ability. It's trivially easy: use Search Companion to find a file path, and trace it to the appropriate file. I found three paths in my computer and used the least exotic looking one. I may be the exception, but a one-click access to System Restore is a real convenience for me.

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#2 Andrew


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Posted 09 August 2009 - 08:37 PM

That could be rather handy!

Just make sure that the shortcut points to: C:\WINDOWS\system32\restore\rstrui.exe :thumbsup:



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Posted 16 October 2012 - 01:41 PM

I use restore 2-5 a year, If that, I cant belive someone usese it so much thay need a shortcut. Wow !

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 07:19 AM

I can't vouch for the way Dave uses restore but as for myself I try different things to learn about my computer.I am not all that savvy about computers but seems to me that if you don't experiment you cannot learn.System Restore has saved me more often than not.Mine is in my quick launch,just saves a little time as all.

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