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Windows Vista® Step by Step Deluxe Edition by Joan Lambert, Joyce Cox

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Restoring Your Operating System

In the beginning, you start with a clean computer with a brand new operating system. As time goes by, you install new programs, delete programs, change your system settings, and upgrade to new versions of programs. Gradually, things change, and sometimes things fail, and you might find yourself wishing you could go back to the way things were. Now you can! You can use System Restore to roll back your system to the condition it was in at a prior point in time. You can roll back to any of these types of checkpoints and restoration points:

  1. Windows Vista creates an install restore point each time you install a program or device driver, and each time Windows Update installs an update.

  2. Windows Vista creates a system checkpoint ...

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