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Supadad

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Can you delete certain restore points without the option to delete all but the latest? If so how do you do that??? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!
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To make more disk space available, do one of the following:

Open Disk Cleanup. You can use Disk Cleanup to remove unneeded files. To open Disk Cleanup, click Start, point to All Programs, point to Accessories, point to System Tools, and then click Disk Cleanup.

On Disk Cleanup, chose "More Options" and under System Restore at bottom click "Clean up..." button.

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Download Explorer XP, http://www.explorerxp.com/, it's free, and it's better than the built in 'Local disk'. Set it to show Hidden files. click Local disk, clickSystem Volumn information, click Restore, this will show all your restore points. You can deleat any you wish.
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Why download a program when Windows provides all the functionality to remove all old restore points safely? There are just too many programs that can be downloaded that do have useful functions that Windows doesn't provide, but you never know whether they have malware along with them unless thoroughly scanned before install. If it's a function you need that Windows doesn't provide, then it may be worth the DL.

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But he doesn't want to delete all the old points, just some of them, and this will let him do it. I've found Explorer XP to be easier to use and more useful than the built in 'version'.
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matofthemint....you can preform the EXACT same steps in windows explorer...you've just got to show hidden and system files...there's no need to download new software for this task
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On my system, XP Media Edition, SP2, I can't open the System Volume Information file - Access Denied. I am asuming it is the same for Supadad.

Edited by matofthemint, 26 October 2007 - 03:08 PM.

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I actually haven't tried anything yet, I was just asking on behalf of someone else that wanted to know if it was possible. Thanks for all of the help guys.
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You're very welcome. Now you can tell them that, "yes it is possible". Windows tools only removes the old restore points and nothing more when you use that option to clean. Thanks for using GTG.

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