Windows 7 forum: Why are my Windows system restore points disappearing?

by: Lee Koo (ADMIN) June 25, 2010 1:46 PM PDT

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Why are my Windows system restore points disappearing?

by Lee Koo (ADMIN) ModeratorCNET staff - 6/25/10 1:46 PM

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Why are my Windows system restore points disappearing?


I hope you all can help. I am having problems with my system restore points in Windows 7. I create the restore points, but when after I shut down my PC, they are gone. This is happening with all restore points that the system creates also, such as when it installs updates. I have tried everything suggested online. I made sure that system restore is on, I checked the service, and I set volume shadowing to automatic. Does anyone else having this issue? Any help or ideas would be really appreciated.

Submitted by: Paul C.

Here are some featured member answers to get you started, but
please read all the advice and suggestions that our
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System Restore Points --Submitted by hideout587
http://forums.cnet.com/5208-19411_102-0.html?messageID=3328312#3328312

Restore points disappearing - Houdini is back - LOL --Submitted by GEO2003
http://forums.cnet.com/5208-19411_102-0.html?messageID=3328421#3328421

Maybe some external application is doing this --Submitted by algotechie
http://forums.cnet.com/5208-19411_102-0.html?messageID=3328429#3328429

It happened to me, too --Submitted by rje49
http://forums.cnet.com/5208-19411_102-0.html?messageID=3328398#3328398

Advanced System parameters : size limitation on disk --Submitted by verdyp
http://forums.cnet.com/5208-19411_102-0.html?messageID=3328979#3328979

Do you use McAfee? --Submitted by mintzs1
http://forums.cnet.com/5208-19411_102-0.html?messageID=3328656#3328656

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