Re: Deleting System Restore Points



Phillip
07-10-2005, 02:02 AM
Thanks so much for your help and information, I really appreciate it!!

"John Barnett MVP" wrote:

> Yes system restore points take up hell of a lot of room
>
> Visit my website http://xphelpandsupport.mvps.org Click the Win XP Faq
> button and look at question 46 'how do i clear system restore points to
> improve performance.'
>
>
> --
> John Barnett MVP
> Associate Expert
> http://xphelpandsupport.mvps.org
>
>
> "Phillip" <Phillip@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:F57E910F-9942-42D0-BD19-C2736A7CF324@microsoft.com...
> > Over the course of the last few months, i have upgraded to WindowsXP,
> > added
> > more memory, installed a home network, and added some new software. All
> > along the way I created restore points, just in case, since i was doing so
> > much to overhaul my system.
> >
> > The first part of my question is this; does each restore point that i've
> > created take up a lot of disk space? I've noticed when i defrag and run
> > my
> > virus scan, it takes quite a while and goes thru a lot of files that begin
> > with C:\_RESTORE\Temp...
> >
> > The second part of my question is this; If these restore points are taking
> > up a lot of disk space, is there a way to delete them, or should i just
> > turn
> > off the system restore to delete them, then turn it back on and create 1
> > new
> > restore point, or should i just leave well enough alone?
> >
> > I would appreciate any help or advice that anyone can give me!! Thanks!!
>
>
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Re: Deleting System Restore Points