A shadow copy is created every time a backup is made no matter if it's a
Restore Point (done every time your computer boots up and when drivers and
software are installed, only backs up system files), Complete PC Backup, or
This might help a little. http://www.maximumpcguides.com/resto...windows-vista/
Help and how-to guides that help you get the most out of your PC.
"RichG" <RichG@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> Documentation on the Microsoft site indicates that when System Protection
> enabled, Vista will make volume shadow copies automatically. I have not
> found any documentation that explains when (under what conditions) volume
> shadow copies are generated.
> I do know that running a system backup in Windows Vista will generate a
> volume show copy of a file (if needed).
> Can anyone explain how often (or under what conditions) volume shadow
> are generated in Vista?