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Windows Vista® Inside Out Deluxe Edition by Craig Stinson, Carl Siechert, Ed Bott

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Configuring System Recovery Options

System Restore made its first shaky appearance in the late, unlamented Windows Me. It was vastly improved in Windows XP, and in Windows Vista it takes on whole new responsibilities. As in previous Windows versions, the System Restore feature takes periodic snapshots of system files and configuration details, allowing you to undo changes and roll back a system configuration to a time when it was known to work correctly. In Windows Vista, the service responsible for the System Restore function expands to include regular volume snapshots that include data files. The effect of this expansion is to create real-time backups of individual data files, allowing you to recover from unwanted edits or unexpected deletions ...

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