I donít want system protection turned off when I do a MR system image


  1. Posts : 1,114
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       #1

    I donít want system protection turned off when I do a MR system image


    I have a Win10 Pro and ran MR to create a system image backup.
    It went well but it turned of system protection.
    A message shows up with a warning yellow triangle that reads.
    Using system protection on a drive that contains system image backups will cause other shadow copies to be deleted faster than normal.
    --- How do I stop system protection from being turned off?

    I have another Win10 computer and created a MR system image backup on that one also.
    System protection wasnít turned off on that one.

    I do not use shadow copies: If shadow copies are in use on my computer it doesnít matter to me if that is the case as I donít know how to use them anyway. I just donít want system protection turned off.
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  2. Posts : 2,735
    Windows 10 Pro X64
       #2

    Hi,

    The available disk space on the pc with the warning issue is probably too small to store both backup images (MR) and system protection image.

    I do not use shadow copies:
    Actually you do. System Protection is a form of Shadow Copying.

    Furthermore, it's not wise policy to store backups on the same physical drive as your system. Still better than nothing but all in all not sound practice.
    Better to store back up on an ext. removable drive.

    In the mean time you could reduce the amount of space allocated to System Protection and see if that helps any.

    Cheers,
      My Computers

  3. Phone Man's Avatar
    Posts : 1,170
    Windows 10 Pro 1903 64 bit
       #3

    System Protection can be selected per drive.
    System Protection is the process that makes Restore points (shadow copies) of changes to your system and is used to go back to a previous setup. On my system I only have System Protection on my C drive. It is turned off on my 2 storage drives and they are data only. I store my MR images on my F drive and also on an external USB drive.

    -system-protection.jpg

    Jim
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  4. Posts : 1,114
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
    Thread Starter
       #4

    After reading the above, I shut my computer down and also removed my 1TB external HDD. Started back up and the system protection was automatically on. Problem solved: thanks..
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