How To Delete All Restore Points Without Disabling System Restore Feature In Windows 7


We have already shown how to delete all but the most recent system restore point in Windows 7 so that you can easily free up disk space. What if you want to delete all system restore points at a time?

Although you can disable Windows System Restore feature to remove all restore points easily, disabling System Restore feature is not a good idea. So here is a simple way to remove all system restore points in Windows 7:

1. Type sysdm.cpl in Start menu search field and hit enter to launch System Properties.

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2. Switch to System Protection tab.

3. Under Protection Settings, select the drive and then click Configure button.

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4. In the resulting dialog-box, click Delete button to remove all restore points including system settings and previous versions of files.

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5. When you see the System Protection confirmation box, click Continue button to start the process. Wait for a few seconds to see “The restore points were deleted successfully” message.

Delete all restore points confirmation

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6. You can now manually create a fresh system restore point (if you like to do so) and close all boxes.

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Dylan Austin


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