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Mitchy  (Level: 135.6 - Posts: 964)
Fri, 9th Oct '09 6:09 PM


Modify System Restore data

Windows XP provides the option to restore your PC to a previous state by automatically saving restore information. System Restore continuously monitors your PC for changes, such as file changes, application changes, or installations. System Restore takes a "snapshot" of your PC at a given point in time and then stores each of these snapshots so that you can roll back any changes to a period before you experienced problems.

As you can imagine, these snapshots of your whole system take up memory space. You can delete older snapshots that you're sure you won't need in order to clean up your hard disk.

To delete System Restore snapshots except for the most recent one:

1. Click Start, point to All Programs, point to Accessories, point to System Tools, and then click Disk Cleanup.

2. Wait while Disk Cleanup calculates free disk space.

3. Click the More Options tab, and then, in the System Restore area, click Clean up….

Note: You must be logged in as an administrator in order to complete these steps.

Please let me know if you see the difference in your performance after you do these steps, I would love to hear from ya!
If you have any questions I always arounder here somewhere!
One more thing I forgot to tell you..............................*SMILE*
Thanx, Mitchy

Bbear  (Level: 167.3 - Posts: 2297)
Fri, 9th Oct '09 6:21 PM

I did it. Thanks, I think. Will let you know.

Mitchy  (Level: 135.6 - Posts: 964)
Fri, 9th Oct '09 7:03 PM

Thanx B!

Pennwoman  (Level: 161.8 - Posts: 2476)
Fri, 9th Oct '09 10:54 PM


Mitchy  (Level: 135.6 - Posts: 964)
Fri, 9th Oct '09 11:35 PM

Look I know i have been ugly to some of yall and i'm sorry! But please really just act like this is somethin a little helpful just to make me feel better for a minute ok luv ya! M
P.S. I ,me, uh, yea been um drinkin a lil bit... snif snif

Foogs  (Level: 280.1 - Posts: 848)
Fri, 9th Oct '09 11:48 PM

Man, I am glad I don't have to deal with Windows.

How do ya'll do this on a daily basis?

Mitchy  (Level: 135.6 - Posts: 964)
Fri, 9th Oct '09 11:54 PM

Thanx Foogs, nice response.......... You have a super day!

Elbee  (Level: 8.5 - Posts: 49)
Sat, 10th Oct '09 12:04 AM

Thanks for the computer tips Mitchy

Been running the free 90 day trial of Windows 7 enterprise for a couple weeks now and I'm impressed with it

Foogs  (Level: 280.1 - Posts: 848)
Sat, 10th Oct '09 12:08 AM

I don't mean to be harsh. But I can count on two hands
the hours I've spent on Windows. I just don't get it.

Bobolicios  (Level: 119.6 - Posts: 1745)
Sat, 10th Oct '09 12:15 AM

So that means you have what system? Mac?


Foogs  (Level: 280.1 - Posts: 848)
Sat, 10th Oct '09 12:21 AM

I've never owned anything but a Mac. When I was working
on my masters we had to write dos commands to analyze
our data. That put me off Windows permanently. Bought a
Mac SE in 1989 and have never looked back.

Looked at part II of this maintenance chat. Are there really
programs you can delete without losing functionality?

(I mean delete without knowing exactly what they are. I
have deleted a few basic Mac programs that I never use,
but they're self contained things like Chat.)

Mitchy  (Level: 135.6 - Posts: 964)
Sat, 10th Oct '09 1:40 AM

Junk! ahhhhhh Did i say that? Bo, what was i thinkin"???
OOPs... my bad.........NOT! bahhhahhahhahahahaha

Bobolicios  (Level: 119.6 - Posts: 1745)
Sat, 10th Oct '09 1:56 AM

I have only ever used Windows based I heard Mac is harder. It is a moot point my work system and at home system is windows based.

Mitchy  (Level: 135.6 - Posts: 964)
Sun, 11th Oct '09 9:11 PM

This post is only for windows users! sorry

Alvandy  (Level: 240.3 - Posts: 7692)
Sun, 11th Oct '09 11:39 PM

Jank0614  (Level: 67.1 - Posts: 4593)
Sun, 11th Oct '09 11:50 PM

MAC is my fave for music and graphics.

Elbee  (Level: 8.5 - Posts: 49)
Tue, 13th Oct '09 3:36 PM

MAC was a pretty good tennis player, but he could sure give the line judges a hard time!

Mitchy  (Level: 135.6 - Posts: 964)
Fri, 16th Oct '09 2:12 AM


Mymaria  (Level: 135.9 - Posts: 678)
Wed, 9th Dec '09 1:07 PM

will try it, somethings gotta help

Smaug  (Level: 144.7 - Posts: 2765)
Wed, 9th Dec '09 2:11 PM

....huh....what does "now formatting c:" mean?

Gypsylady  (Level: 148.2 - Posts: 6097)
Wed, 9th Dec '09 2:33 PM

Thanks, Mitchy! I do the disk cleanup pretty regular, but had never done the option thing with the clean up of System Restore.


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