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windows xp sp2 and automatic system restore checkpoints


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#1 swope1221

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Posted 04 August 2005 - 03:07 PM

Hi. When does windows xp sp2 automatically create system restore checkpoints? Is there a way to change or control the time it creates these automatic checkpoints? Thanks for any help.
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#2 TEB

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Posted 04 August 2005 - 03:25 PM

Check out this article for full info

But i found this in it.

System Restore creates restore points on a regular basis even if you have not made any changes to the system. System Restore automatically creates these restore points:


every 24 hours of calendar time

or


every 24 hours your computer is turned on

If your computer is turned off for more than 24 hours, System Restore creates a restore point the next time you start the computer. The computer must be idle for a few minutes before System Restore creates a scheduled restore point.



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Posted 04 August 2005 - 04:12 PM

You Can Use 'Scheduled Tasks" to set this up to do a restore point at certain times automatically. To use, go into your control panel then select Scheduled Tasks then click on the "Add a Scheduled task" then choose System Restore from the list of programs it gives you

The rest is pretty self explanatory...just follow the directions the wizard gives you
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