Windows XP Professional is set to monitor my system drive and allocate 12% of it's space for system restore.
I have a 150GB hard drive, and I think 12% is too much space to reserve for restore points. Keeping too many restore points on my hard drive slows down virus-scanning and disk defragmentation.
Can someone please tell me about how many restore points I should generally need to keep in windows XP Pro, and also about how many GB of space is generally required to save that number of restore points?
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it's upto your need, 2 or 3 is ok.. .. i have enabled system restore on C:drive only.. you can also change the amount of space to be used for system restore by going to properties of My computer & then system restore tab.. from settings you can fix the desired size..
I have system restore enabled on my C drive only also.
But approximately how many gigs of space does it take to store 2 or 3 restore points? (I know this might vary from user to user, but just a ballpark figure...)