How to Enable Volume Shadow Copy in windows 7

Original title: How to Enable in windows 7

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How to Enable shadow copy  in windows 7 ???

 

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Hi,
 
Are you referring to Volume shadow copy?
 
If yes, do this:
 
a. Click “Start”, type "services.msc" (without quotation marks) in the Search bar and press Enter.
 
Note: If UAC (User Account Control) window is prompted for permission to continue, please click “Continue”.
 
b. Double click “Volume Shadow Copy Service” and switch to “General” tab.
 
c. Change the “Startup type” to “Automatic” and click “Apply”.
 
d. Click “Start” and click “OK”.
 
Azeez Nadeem - Microsoft Support

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How to Create a System Restore Point in Windows 7
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/697-system-restore-point-create.html

How to Do a System Restore in Windows 7
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/700-system-restore.html


System Protection - Change Disk Space Usage
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/335-system-protection-change-disk-space-usage.html


How to Turn System Protection On or Off in Windows 7
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/330-system-protection-turn-off.html

Adjusting the amount of disk space System Restore uses to hold restore points
http://bertk.mvps.org/html/diskspacev.html


How To Change How Much Space System Restore Can Use
http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/76227-system-restore-disk-space.html
http://www.petri.co.il/change_amount_of_disk_space_used_by_system_restore_in_vista.htm


Vssadmin ShadowStorage Commands
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc755866(WS.10).aspx


Volume Shadow Copy Service
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee923636(WS.10).aspx

Volume Shadow Copy Service
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb968832(VS.85).aspx


VSSADMIN
http://technet2.microsoft.com/windowsserver/en/library/89d2e411-6977-4808-9ad5-476c9eaecaa51033.mspx?mfr=true


Windows Vista System Restore Guide
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/tutorial143.html


Controlling Shadow Copies in Vista (and Windows 7!)
http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2342534,00.asp


A good utility :

Shadow Explorer - Free
http://www.shadowexplorer.com/


Hope this helps.
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