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ACTIONS - event scheduler for Automatic restore point

  1. #1

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    w7-32 bit, w8-32 bit, w10-64 bit

    ACTIONS - event scheduler for Automatic restore point

    on my w8, task scheduler event to create Automatic System Restore point was not working,
    so I deleted the event, intending to create a new event for the same purpose.

    However, in the new event, ACTIONS pane is blank and the event is not even getting created with it empty.

    What is the string I put in ACTIONS pane that was already there in the default entry there?

    There are several scripts available on the net for the same, but I would prefer to use default thing that comes preloaded with windows 8.

    Please share what is there in the actions pane of your event for creating Automatic System Restore point?


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  2. #2

    I exported the SystemRestore scheduled task from my Windwos 8.1 Pro X64 system as SR.xml.

    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-16"?>
    <Task version="1.4" xmlns="">
        <Source>Microsoft Corporation</Source>
        <Author>Microsoft Corporation</Author>
        <Description>This task creates regular system protection points.</Description>
      <Triggers />
        <Principal id="LocalSystem">
      <Actions Context="LocalSystem">
    Copy the above and create a SR.xml file then you can Import it into Task scheduler to recreate the original task.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3

    Posts : 22
    w7-32 bit, w8-32 bit, w10-64 bit

    yes, that is it.

    I saved it and imported it and got the SystemRestore event back again.

    Thanks a lot for even better reply than I expected. :-)
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4

    You're welcome, glad I could help.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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