JSI Tip 4929. How do I turn on and turn off System Restore in Windows XP?

In tip 4927, we prevented users from turning off or altering the System Restore settings.

If an Administrator sets DisableConfig to 0, they can turn off, turn on, and configure System Restore.

To turn off System Restore:

1. Right-click My Computer and press Properties.

2. Select the System Restore tab.

3. Check the Turn off System Restore box, or the Turn off System Restore on all drives box, and press OK.

4. Press Yes when you receive the confirmation prompt.

To turn on System Restore, perform steps 1 and 2 above and uncheck the appropriate box.

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