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System Restore in Windows XP

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Judoandgolfer, Dec 16, 2011.

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  1. Judoandgolfer

    Judoandgolfer Thread Starter

    Sep 24, 2006

    I would like to do a system restore from awhile ago.I tried to go back to the point I wanted to and It will only let me go back to August 2011 and not to June of 2011 where I lost some information.

    Is there any way to go back to June 2011 with the system restore?

    Thank You
  2. flavallee

    flavallee Trusted Advisor

    May 12, 2002
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    Depending on how you have System Restore set up, it will create a certain number of restore points.

    As new restore points are created, older restore points are removed.

    You cannot go back to a restore point that's 2 months older than the oldest saved restore point.


    If you have personal data in your computer that's important and irreplaceable, you should back it up on a regular basis to an external hard drive or to CD-R's/DVD-R's or to both.

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    bicycle bill Banned

    Jul 11, 2003
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