SYSTEM RESTORE

  asterias 09:28 03 Apr 10
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My PC OS is XP prof'.The HDD system restore setting is max' i.e. 18314MB but the facility fails to retain any restore point older than 2 days ago.It appears to automatically delete them.Any ideas please.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 10:55 03 Apr 10

System Restore sets a percentage of disk space to use max 8%
if the disk is nearly full then you will not get more than a couple of days worth of restore points

  asterias 12:10 03 Apr 10

Hello Fruit Bat,The system restore setting is at 12% and the HD is 140 GB of which 30.89GB has been used.

  Terry Brown 12:19 03 Apr 10

If you do not need the system restore at this present time. Turn of the System Restore on all drives.
Re-boot the computer then turn them on again.

This should clear any 'storage' problem'.
Terry

  asterias 15:41 03 Apr 10

Terry,Many thks for the advice.

  anniesboy68 11:20 04 Apr 10

I recently had an evaluation copy of windows 7 on a partition, and when the boot screen appears I had the option to load win7 [which appeared as default] and an earlier o/s, XP. I have since formatted the partition which has obviously deleted win 7 o/s. However, I am still getting the options to boot whatever o/s at the boot screen. Can anyone advise me how to rid myself of the option to boot win 7. No doubt it is in the BIOS but without some advice I am reluctant to persue that. AB68

  anniesboy68 11:21 04 Apr 10

OOps wrong place, sorry will post seperatly

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