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System restore gets tured off unexpectedly

  1. #31


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    Windows 8.1


    A big thank you back atcha. I enjoyed our conversation friend.

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  2. #32


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    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Quote Originally Posted by my2cents View Post
    Nemix,

    I also have noticed that behavior where my system restore periodically gets turned back on for reasons unknown. BTW, do you use any 3rd-party cleaning software?
    CCleaner but I sorta suspect it's from older driver package update installs and/or Windows update, since I update to the latest Windows 8.1 drivers when available from 3rd party online sites more then occasionally.

    If you have the Pro version of Windows 8.1 the option to permanently disable system restore in Group Policy Editor fixes this problem, the same option can be used to permanently enable system restore and can be used to fix OP's issue if he or she has the Pro version of Windows 8.1.
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  3. #33


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    Windows 8.1


    Might be Windows Update; however, if that is the case, I would have expected a ton of complaints to have already surfaced. I'm OK with just a periodic check. Thanks for your response.
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