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    Default Windows 7 - System Restore

    Hi there - have just upgraded from XP to a new computer with Windows 7 Home Premium. Just wondering if it is still considered best practice to turn off Windows System Restore??

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    Default Re: Windows 7 - System Restore

    Depends if you want to use it sometime. In which case, you cant if you turn it off. I dont think its best practice to turn it off completely. You usually disable it if you've got malware. And after you remove that, you turn it back on.

    But it can take up a bit of space, so if you're short on hdd space, you can turn it off

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    Default Re: Windows 7 - System Restore

    I'm not sure I've ever thought it best to turn it off - except temporarily as Speedy said when cleaning out malware etc.
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    Default Re: Windows 7 - System Restore

    Quote Originally Posted by Speedy Gonzales View Post
    Depends if you want to use it sometime. In which case, you cant if you turn it off. I dont think its best practice to turn it off completely. You usually disable it if you've got malware. And after you remove that, you turn it back on.

    But it can take up a bit of space, so if you're short on hdd space, you can turn it off
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