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Saving System Rsetore Point 'Permanently'


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Is it possible to save a system restore point permanently?

One XP reference says a new 'check point' is created every 24 hours of calendar time - or every 24 hours of computer uptime.

My daughter leaves her PC on days (while she's at work) ... and sometimes waits a few days before informing me that there's a problem (which might be solved by restoring).
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the system restore files should be saved in the "System Volume Information" folder which is usually a hidden folder in the root of the c:/ so you'll need to unhide system folders to see it...one would assume that you could "in theory" copy these folders out with an xcopy batch file to a different location for storage...then put them back when you need to restore...but...i haven't tested this so do it at your own risk
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System Restore checkpoints are, by default, made every 24hrs of system uptime and every 10hrs of real-time use (subject to idle conditions). So if the system is being used actively, you'll have lots of restore points.

This is interesting:
http://windowsxp.mvp...checkpoints.htm
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