November 17, 2020 by Logan Robertson

 

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In the past few weeks, some readers have reported that they have found Registry System Restore enabled.

  1. Click Start | Run | Enter Regedit.exe | a Click OK.
  2. Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows NT \ CurrentVersion \ SystemRestore.
  3. Find DisableSR on the right.
  4. If the value under the data is set to 0 (enable) 1 (disable)

 

 

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HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ WindowsNT \ CurrentVersion \ SystemRestore \ RPSessionInterval



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value = 0 System Restore is disabled. If 1, it is on.


I hope the information provided will be helpful. If the problem persists, please reply here and we'll be happy to help.


Angel.


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To do this, follow these steps: Important: This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems can occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, be sure to follow these steps carefully. For added protection Make a backup copy of the registry before editing it. Then you can restore the registry if you run into problems. For more information about backing up and restoring the registry, or to view the related article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base, click the number below:


How to back up and restore the registry in Windows



http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/

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registry system restore enable

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Hello Angels

Thanks for the quick response

I can see that this is the key I'm looking for, but when I change the key from 0 to 1, System Restore is still disabled

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Hi David, are you rebooting your device?

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If the problem persists, use the Local Group Policy Editor.
On Windows 10, Local Group Policy Editor is only available in Pro, Enterprise, and Education editions.

All releases can use Option 2 below.

1. Open the Local Group Policy Editor.

2. On the left pane of the local group policy editorand go to next location. (see screenshot below)

Computer Configuration \ Administrative Templates \ System \ System Restore

3. In the right pane of System Restore in the Local Group Policy Editor, double-click / tap the Disable System Restore policy to change it. (see screenshot above)

4. To enable System Restore

Select (period) Not configured or disabled and press / tap OK.

5. When you're done, you can close the Local Group Policy Editor if you want.

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