This article explains how to enable and disable the System Restore feature in Windows Millennium Edition (Me).
CAUTION: Disabling System Restore removes all previous restore points. To continue to use System Restore to restore your computer to a previous point, do not disable System Restore.
The System Restore feature is enabled by default. To disable System Restore:
- Right-click My Computer, and then click Properties.
- On the Performance tab, click File System, or press ALT+F.
- On the Troubleshooting tab, click to select the Disable System Restore check box.
- Click OK twice, and then click Yes when you are prompted to restart the computer.
- To re-enable System Restore, follow steps 1-3, but in step 3, click to clear the Disable System Restore check box.
System Restore is the feature that allows a computer system to be rolled back, or restored, to a point before certain events took place, for example, prior to specific software or hardware installations. System Restore is a powerful tool that in most cases, should not be disabled.
Article ID: 264887 - Last Review: June 19, 2014 - Revision: 2.0
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