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    Move System Restore files

    In XP is there a way to move System Restore files for the C: drive off the C: drive. I regularly do images of my C: drive and don
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    Re: Move System Restore files

    Not that I'm aware of. By default System Restore monitors all disk drives/partitions. So, it keeps the files for a specific drive/partition on that drive.

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    Re: Move System Restore files

    Peter,
    Just more info to reinforce what Joe mentioned. This in part from "Smart Computing" article on System Restore. The full article is at System Restore

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    All restore point and checkpoint files that the system creates are stored as CAB (cabinet ) files, the compressed file type for Windows system files. Users cannot move or modify these files or the data store (Microsoft's name for the hard drive space System Restore uses) in which they reside. However, if necessary, you can delete your System Restore files.
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    Re: Move System Restore files

    Thanks joeperez . Bummer!
    Just another quickie. If no system stuff is stored on other drives (only data), I assume there is no need to have System restore active on those drives?
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    Re: Move System Restore files

    Thanks for that viking33
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    Re: Move System Restore files

    Correct. It is a waste.

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