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How to recover lost system restore points


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#1 Jake524

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Posted 15 September 2013 - 04:06 PM

I think they were deleted after running a disk cleanup or something, anyway they are deleted and I can't get them back. Anyone know how?

 

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#2 Chris Cosgrove

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Posted 15 September 2013 - 04:31 PM

Sorry, but to the best of my knowledge, if they are gone, they are gone. However if your computer is running normally at the moment you can always create one :  'Start / Control panel / System / System protection (in the top left hand corner)' . Then choose 'Create restore point' from the dialogue box that appears.

 

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Posted 15 September 2013 - 05:55 PM

In addition to what Chris has added this link may be of interest:

 

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/system-restore-points-deleted-in-windows-7-troubleshoot-and-fix



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Posted 15 September 2013 - 06:12 PM

It seems that the System Restore points are stored in the System Volume Information folder.

 

Interesting reading...   Restore points get stored in System Volume Information - Windows 7 Help Forums


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