Clicking on the Settings button lets you control how much disk space to reserve for restore point
history (figure 2).
That brings up the Select a Restore Point
screen, which includes a calendar showing the dates (they are in bold type) that are available to revert to (exhibit 3, page 82).
Let the Backup Copy Job do the work for you: The Backup Copy Job is a great mechanism to have in order to create restore points
on different storage and with different retention rules than the regular backup job.
Specifically oriented to Windows data recovery, the author covers such topics as file and registry analysis, detecting malware in acquired files, event and timeline tracking, and using volume shadow copies and restore points
. Not only forensic analysts, but students, law enforcement officials, and systems administrators will find the tools provided useful in understanding data analysis for Windows.
Use Disk Cleanup to remove temporary internet files, Windows temporary files, such as error reports and unused restore points
and shadow copies from System Restore.
As a result, they see more restore points
, reduce costs, and automate what is for many a very manual operation.
preset restore points
. Most requests to restore lost or corrupt data occur within hours-far sooner than the last backup.