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Why doesn't Windows save restore points?

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    windows 8.1

    Why doesn't Windows save restore points?

    I've had this issue in Windows 7 as well. No matter how many restore points I create manually, they completely disappear within a few days. It seems Windows 8/8.1 only saves 2 restore points, or even only one automatic one. Why does it not save the other restore points? I've done some googling and haven't found a solid answer. I'm also interested if anyone else has this problem.

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  2. #2

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    Linux Mint 17.2

    It depends on how much space is reserved for the restore points. The OS should be set to automatically make the restore points. Really the only time that Windows will create one, is if you are installing drivers, windows updates, software, or removing the same.
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    They also get lost if you are dual booting win 7 and 8.1 or XP and 7 or XP and 8.1, or ...
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