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Is System Restore useful to you?

Poll Results: Is System Restore useful to you ?

 
  • 48% (29)
    Yes.
  • 15% (9)
    No, but it's still enabled.
  • 36% (22)
    No, I disabled it.
60 Total Votes  
post #1 of 37
Thread Starter 
So, it's pretty straight forward.

Personally : I disabled it, I couldn't be bothered to use it since I format once or twice a month and it never really fixed my problems. It tends to use 5-10 percent of the HDD space too. Although that's adjustable.

How about you ?
post #2 of 37
Never ever used it, nor do I disable it.
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post #3 of 37
I've used it to fix some of my problems..
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post #4 of 37
saved me once...

Either then that... I just have a baremetal image of my base OS/Programs/Codecs&Decoders/etc... saves dealing with actually reinstalling everything...
    
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post #5 of 37
Yes it save me a few times so i did not have to reinstall the os
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post #6 of 37
Indeed it is, it's got me out of quite a few pickles
    
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post #7 of 37
Saved me quiet a few times, especially when I cant find what the problem is!
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post #8 of 37
The past couple years I've never had to use it, but it saved my parents' windows install a couple times. So I disable it.
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post #9 of 37
Yes. I've used it to undo a few issues.
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post #10 of 37
I disable it, never use it, probably never will. I prefer to backup my files and reinstall whole os if I have a problem.
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