To turn off System Restore


Open System Properties


Ensure that the Turn off System Restore check box is selected.


To open System Properties, click Start, click Control Panel, click Performance and Maintenance, and then click System. In the System Properties dialog box, click the System Restore tab.

If you cannot turn System Restore off, your domain administrator might have enforced administrative system Group Policy on System Restore. Contact your domain administrator.

Related Topics

Disk Space Issues

Allocate more disk space for archiving restore points

Turn on System Restore

Exclude a non-system drive or partition

Change System Restore settings

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