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A Warning On Restore Points


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#1 Mr Alpha

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Posted 04 April 2007 - 06:53 AM

I thought I should warn anyone else dual-booting with XP. XP doesn't recognize the format of the Vista Restore Points, and so assumes they are corrupt, and promptly deletes them.
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Posted 04 April 2007 - 07:22 AM

Does it delete them once you boot into XP - or do you have to invoke System Restore in XP for it to delete them?
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Posted 04 April 2007 - 08:29 AM

At boot. It also deletes the shadow copies of files.
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Posted 04 April 2007 - 08:50 AM

WOW!!! Thanks for the tip!
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Posted 04 April 2007 - 09:06 AM

That's something MS is supposed to address in a future SP. Wether or not they actually do is questionable.
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