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Task Scheduler and System Restore not working

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    Task Scheduler and System Restore not working


    I have modified the inbuilt System Restore task by adding a Daily trigger to it to run around an hour after I turn on (around 8:00am) the computer each morning. I have set all conditions Off so it should run no matter what the PC is doing.

    The Task list shows "Last run at 11/3/2014 at 9:37am" but the Restore point does not show up in the Recovery system for selecting a Restore Point to restore back to. I have rebooted just in case that list isn't updated regularly, but still no Restore Points. And, it shows "due to run next on 11/4/2014 at 9:00am."

    I have tried this on this win8.0 and on an win8.1 tablet and both show the Restore Point as having been done around the scheduled time, but neither of them show up in the Recovery lists.

    Am I doing something wrong?

    What do I need to make this work?


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    What happens if you change the settings to just run at start (no 60 minute delay)? And if you run manual points, do they show up?

    Just for reference: Change How Often System Restore Creates Restore Points in Windows 7 or Vista - pretty sure it same with W8.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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