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#1 mixpix

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Posted 06 April 2018 - 10:58 AM

I have been away from the system restore configuring for some time. On previous OS, there were a calendar set & dates could be clicked on. I don't notice that Windows 10, that is not the case.

 

I thought I was going to have an easy time of a restore point, as I accidentally deleted a file I shouldn't have. Then when I went to open it, it said that there wasn't one created. I went & configured it, typing in an earlier date & didn't work.

 

Thankfully, I had the file in question on a thumb drive & put it back on. But the question remains, what is the best process for keeping restore points?


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Posted 06 April 2018 - 11:13 AM

I create a new restore point every couple of weeks and I name them like this, as an example;

 

A VERY GOOD DAY, 4-6-18

 

I have about 25 gb set aside to store my restore points.


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Posted 06 April 2018 - 11:50 AM

mixpix:

 

Personally I find the Windows Restore Point GUI a bit "clunky"  I like the program Restore Point Creator, which is freeware, and frequently updated.

 

Have a great day.

 

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Posted 09 April 2018 - 12:50 PM

Thanks for your replies. I like the restore point creator idea. Don't know why they changed it?


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Posted 09 April 2018 - 12:53 PM

By the way, just took a look at 'Restore Point Creator', & it has been discontinued. The recommendation from the site, is to go to a 3rd party, linked on that creator website.


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Posted 10 April 2018 - 05:42 AM

mixpix:

 

Thank you for your post.  That was unwelcome news that Restore Point Creator has just been discontinued.  I have used it for some time and I found it so much better than the Windows System Restore point app.

 

Oh well, I guess all good things must come to an end. :(  I do agree that restore point restorations are a hit or miss situation.

 

I already use the paid versions of  Macrium Reflect 7.1 and Easeus Todo Backup Home 10.6, alternating weekly, to image my computers because I would never just trust System Restore Points, which, of course, don't backup your data.

 

Thank you for bringing this to our attention.  Have a great day.

 

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