Iirc, someone may correct me if I am wrong..Shadow Copy and System Restore are intertwined....the simplest method is to disable System Restore and install a disk image program(e.g. Acronis True Image 10 or Ghost 12) and create regular images to protect your system.
Data Integrity in Vista http://technet2.microsoft.com/Window....mspx?mfr=true
If you wish to modify services..You can read about service dependencies here http://www.blackviper.com/WinVista/S...hadow_Copy.htm http://www.blackviper.com/WinVista/S...y_Provider.htm
Google for more options.
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: >> Vista Home Premium
: >> While working on a manuscript in MSWord, occasionally the screen will
: >> go transluscent and the "wait" spinner will appear. I suspect it's
: >> Vista making or updating a "Shadow" backup, but frankly it's intrusive.
: >> What can I do about it?
: > Which version of Word?
: > I know 2007 was bugging me a few months back with connecting to the
: > network printer which would take a second or so, but it would typically
: > only do this once. Asking in the Office group will probably get you
: > more helpful advice.
: Office 2003. We won't get 2007 for another few weeks. One of our
: people is so young he still knows everything, and he says it's a
: Vista "Shadow" issue.