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Report • Start a discussion Ask Your QuestionEnter more details...Thousands of users waiting to help!Ask now Weekly Poll Do you think Monopoly should update its pieces? Now the plan is to format my SSD with my OS and the like on but my question is will I have to format my two 1TB drives? You know Kees, I was chewed out earlier in another forum because I was told that my postings were not helping resolve the original issue, I can see that from your Hopefully this will help with your problems. http://thatswp.com/system-restore/system-restore-is-disabled-by-your-system-administrator-windows-10.html

Quote 3rd Jan 200700:41 #22 redwudz View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Mod Neophyte Super Moderator Join DateSep 2002 LocationUSA That works too. Larger hard drives may require additional memory.). Is that the most current version in your opinion? However, beginning with Windows Vista, System Restore monitors all system file types on all file paths on a given volume, so there is no issue of incomplete restoration. http://discussions.virtualdr.com/showthread.php?239529-Should-System-Restore-Monitor-Second-Hard-Drive

I have 2 DELL PCs, one with XP Home & the other with XP Pro. Why care? What We Do In Life, Echoes In Eternity.... I've got 3 USB hdd, all going through switches routed to each of my 2 Dell desktop systems, and 1 Dell laptop.

attempting to do a System Restore under this scenario could place the system in a very inconsistent state. If you don't use your computer every day, some days might not have any restore points. What do you mean by this. I had hoped to save writes on my SSD to increase it's lifespan, and it appears...

Report • #6 racoons13 May 31, 2010 at 23:33:26 I switch the 80G and 30G drives to whatever system is working (sometimes, if 2 systems are working at the same time, I don't think HP ships with the XP disks so if I'm right you will have no software to restore from. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use. The time now is 19:27.

Quote 25th Dec 200617:27 #3 redwudz View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Mod Neophyte Super Moderator Join DateSep 2002 LocationUSA You can set System Restore to work just on By default, System Restore monitors and restores all partitions and drives on your computer. Computing.Net and Purch hereby disclaim all responsibility and liability for the content of Computing.Net and its accuracy. When the computer turns on the system restore for that drive 0 it defaults to the standard 12%.

Again, if you are already booted in Windows, you can place the ISO on your desktop, mount and run the setup.exe, no need for usb or dvd burn. http://forum.videohelp.com/threads/257642-Hard-drive-partition-question-Will-system-restore-affect-both-Parts Instead of creating 3rd partition on the original drive. For data integrity purposes, System Restore does not allow other applications or users to modify or delete files in the directory where the restore points are saved. Quote 26th Dec 200623:05 #9 Denvers Dawgs View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message [url=http]text[/url] Join DateFeb 2003 LocationRight Behind You. . .

HD Imaging S/W is a way to do a full backup of the drive that can restored if needed. this contact form On NTFS volumes, the Restore Points are protected using ACLs. When I go into my computer mange drives I am unable to reformat the original 250gb hd that is partitioned into 2 parts (OS & Recovery). What We Do In Life, Echoes In Eternity....

This morning, I plugged in the external for file backup and just on a hunch I checked the System Restore tab and it said it was monitoring my external hard drive.Question You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. If you don't like the stock appearance of Google Home, here are two quick and easy ways to make it truly yours. http://thatswp.com/system-restore/system-restore-not-working-windows-10.html Retrieved 10 May 2014. ^ MSFN's Unattended Windows: Reduce Disk Space Used By System Restore ^ "The Registry Keys and Values for the System Restore Utility". 2006-09-15.

Example - my 160gb hard drive I use for captures has an actual 153gb storage space. Now redwudz I have a few quesstions for you (or others)? Restore points over 90 days old are automatically deleted, as specified by the registry value RPLifeInterval (Time to Live - TTL) default value of 7776000seconds.

Typically, you only encrypt data files, which are not affected by System Restore.

System Restore protects your personal files by not restoring any files in the My Documents folder. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Did you read http://support.microsoft.com/kb/301224 ? My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... Checking your browser before accessing winhelp.us.

Under Windows Vista and later, the Windows Recovery Environment can be used to launch System Restore and restore a system in an offline state, that is, in case the Windows installation Because my other option I was personally going to do was uninstall all games keep the files and then just unplugged the drive from the computer. HP would not help. Check This Out Off-Topic Tags How-tos Drivers Ask a Question Computing.NetForumsWindows XPGeneral Prevent System Restore from monitoring USB HD Tags:Microsoft Windows xp home edition with s...XPsystem restoreusbhard driveexternal racoons13 May 30, 2010 at 06:34:45

I notice that System Restore is monitoring this second hard drive. Please try again now or at a later time. From this site: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/winxppro/plan/faqsrwxp.mspx Multiple disks or partitions: To prevent System Restore from monitoring a particular partition, click on the drive to disable and then the settings option. Resources monitored[edit] Starting with Windows Vista, System Restore takes a snapshot of all volumes it is monitoring.

That's a rather bad work-around, but the best I have to offer.Kees Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Thanks Kees by Daviddude / September 21, 2008 6:25 AM PDT Windows System Restore is not compatible with restore points made by third party applications. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.Thanks Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Stopping System Restore on External HD The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks Register Help Remember Me?

Tweet Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page… Subscribe to this Thread… Search Thread Advanced Search Display Linear Mode Switch to Hybrid Mode Switch to Threaded Mode June 18th, I haven't done a format to this drive since the original format to NTFS.3.