Couldn't create a system restore point in Vista

chow2rich

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I try creating a restore point in Vista, but it wouldn't allow me, it gave me a message. I'm using operating system Windows Vista Business 32-bit and also I have dual-boot . I have Windows XP Media Center. I get this message:


Could not create the scheduled task for the following reason:
The request is not supported. (0x80070032)
 

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    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
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    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
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    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
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    1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus M.2,
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    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
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    Thermaltake Core P3
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    Corsair Hydro H115i
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    Logitech MX Master
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    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB8200 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone
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    Conexant ISST Audio
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LeeTutor

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Also, if you are dual booting Windows XP and Vista, then each time you go into XP it will wipe out restore points on Vista. That is one of the reasons I run XP as a virtual operating system on my Vista Ultimate pc using Microsoft's free Virtual Pc 2007:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...22-6EB8-4A09-A7F7-F6C7A1F000B5&displaylang=en

If you are going to continue dual booting XP and Vista and want to avoid wiping out Vista Restore Points when you log into Vista, you should read this tutorial:

http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/127417-system-restore-points-stop-xp-dual-boot-delete.html
 

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