Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works
Photo

System Restore Points: does disk location matter?


  • Please log in to reply

#1
TechKnight

TechKnight

    New Member

  • Member
  • Pip
  • 2 posts
Heya folks,

I was wondering if anyone could help me with a question.
Does it matter which of my HDDs I pick to create restore points?
I noticed that by default they are always created on my C: drive, which is unfortunately the smallest of my disks - so I would like to designate another drive for the restore points if it doesn't affect anything.

Thanks!

-Knight
  • 0

Advertisements


#2
SleepyDude

SleepyDude

    Trusted Helper

  • Malware Removal
  • 4,868 posts
Hi Knight :welcome:

System Restore will save the information in all the drives depending where the files to "backup" are located. Because the system files are normally in C: the SR will use more disk space on that partition/disk. What's the deal with the System Volume Information folder?
  • 0

#3
TechKnight

TechKnight

    New Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • Pip
  • 2 posts
Ah, alright, best to keep it on C: then since that's where my operating system is.
Thanks! :D
  • 0

#4
jds63

jds63

    Member 1K

  • Member
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 1,100 posts
also matters what's on other partition,if you want that to be restored in the process also.I would then keep restore on for that partition too.Am i right?Or moving everything to c: drive anyway.

Edited by jds63, 18 October 2013 - 08:29 PM.

  • 0






Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP