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Apteryx
04-08-2004, 01:15 AM
using Xp home I got an autoupdate of Windows V4 on 01/08 and then found Id lost all my restore points. is this the norm?

Terry Porritt
04-08-2004, 11:26 AM
Funny you should say that, as that is what happened to me with XP Pro on the same day.

However I thought it was just coincidence as by default System Restore deletes restore points after 90 days. Then it starts again making a restore point each day.

So I'm not sure which is the chicken or the egg, it could be MS playing games!

The interval between deletes can be changed in the Registry by altering the value of RPLifeInterval (its in secxonds)

Terry Porritt
04-08-2004, 11:28 AM
...."seconds" :) , like 7,776,000 for 90 days.