Windows 10: Anniversary Update switches off System Protection
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Anniversary Update switches off System Protection
This post is just to let people know something I found after doing the AU. If there is a better place to post it, please feel free to move it.
When checking I noticed that my Restore Points have all been deleted and System Restore has been reset to OFF. If you want to use it, you need to reset it.
Not to mention all those useless apps I had uninstalled have been reinstalled, and the nice little tricks I installed courtesy of Shawn's many tutorials have disappeared. Oh, and whoever thought they had improved Sticky Notes is seriously mistaken IMHO.
Thanks a bunch Microsoft.
Thanks SAGGY - would have never realized such a LOUSY thing.....went and found the truth of what u report.....now trying to figure out how to undo this w "screwing da Moose"!
The default in Windows 10 has always been System Restore off. I don't know why but that is the way it is.
Yeah, I turned it on and use it.
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Every new build has always turned off System Restore. This is nothing new with the Anniversary Update. However, if you haven't been in the insider program, you probably would have only installed one or two versions, and might not have noticed.
My guess is that this is reset because they have to delete all your old restore points (they aren't valid for a new OS version).
I've been thinking for the version upgrades(as opposed to the build updates) only save the user portion of the registry hive(data, and software, and UI customizations), and totally write the system hives over.
(***very simply put, there is quite a bit more to it***)
I've tried switching themes, changing colours etc. etc. no difference.
What's with this latest "upgrade" that would alter only the colour of the system clock font?
It's happened on both of my Windows 10 installations. I do have the Aerolite...
Perhaps someone can tell me what went wrong here.
I have a bottom-rung Dell Inspiron 330s that I inherited from a family member. It shipped with Win7 Home, and while it was eligible I had updated it to Win10 1511. Very little if anything on it...
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...
Why turn off the Restore function with these builds?
I'd be damned annoyed if I didn't check for this and found it missing when I needed it.
After the upgrade from 8.1 pro to 10, i noticed system protection was turned off. I went ahead and turned it back on and moved the slider back to ten percent. Any reason why the upgrade turned it off? Any reason not to turn it on?