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System Restore 12 mins to load

#1
Hi all,

one of our Vista Home Premium SP1 4GB, lots of disc, repeatedly takes 12
minutes to load System Restore.

Once loaded all functions behave allright.
Max. size is limited to 15GB using cmd > vssadmin Resize ShadowStorage
/On=[drive]: /For=[drive]: /Maxsize=[size]

Is it normal to load that long?
Users get impatient and laod again and get warning messages etc.

It used to be snappier.
How to shorten this time?

BTW Why does it use three discs? Overflow?
Curious,
Maria


vssadmin List ShadowStorage:

Microsoft Windows [versie 6.0.6001]
Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. Alle rechten voorbehouden.

C:\Users\Junior2>vssadmin List ShadowStorage
vssadmin 1.1 - Opdrachtregelbeheerprogramma voor Volume Shadow Copy-service
(C) Copyright 2001-2005 Microsoft Corp.

Opslagkoppeling voor schaduwkopieën
Voor volume: (C:)\\?\Volume{d7ea5167-94a2-11de-a142-806e6f6e6963}\
Opslagvolume voor schaduwkopieën:
(C:)\\?\Volume{d7ea5167-94a2-11de-a142-806e
6f6e6963}\
Gebruikte opslagruimte voor schaduwkopieën: 11.255 GB
Toegewezen opslagruimte voor schaduwkopieën: 11.723 GB
Maximale opslagruimte voor schaduwkopieën: 15 GB

Opslagkoppeling voor schaduwkopieën
Voor volume: (I:)\\?\Volume{9fb10e45-94e5-11de-9f0f-806e6f6e6963}\
Opslagvolume voor schaduwkopieën:
(I:)\\?\Volume{9fb10e45-94e5-11de-9f0f-806e
6f6e6963}\
Gebruikte opslagruimte voor schaduwkopieën: 12.065 GB
Toegewezen opslagruimte voor schaduwkopieën: 12.487 GB
Maximale opslagruimte voor schaduwkopieën: 15 GB

Opslagkoppeling voor schaduwkopieën
Voor volume: (J:)\\?\Volume{687294ae-9ecf-11de-a2c2-806e6f6e6963}\
Opslagvolume voor schaduwkopieën:
(J:)\\?\Volume{687294ae-9ecf-11de-a2c2-806e
6f6e6963}\
Gebruikte opslagruimte voor schaduwkopieën: 4.594 GB
Toegewezen opslagruimte voor schaduwkopieën: 4.871 GB
Maximale opslagruimte voor schaduwkopieën: 15 GB


C:\Users\
 

My Computer

#2
Re: System Restore 12 mins to load -- addition

Hi, last night I installed 2 updates that were due, KB971961 and KB905866
and I shutdown the computer.
After startup this morning I tested Sys Restore and lo & behold: the list
of changes shows up after 5 seconds... what happened?

Are these updates related in any way to the Sys Restore application?
Any thoughts?
Puzzled,
Maria



"MPS" <maria.steyn@newsgroup> schreef in bericht
news:%23i$XnvDbKHA.1592@newsgroup

> Hi all,
>
> one of our Vista Home Premium SP1 4GB, lots of disc, repeatedly takes 12
> minutes to load System Restore.
>
> Once loaded all functions behave allright.
> Max. size is limited to 15GB using cmd > vssadmin Resize ShadowStorage
> /On=[drive]: /For=[drive]: /Maxsize=[size]
>
> Is it normal to load that long?
> Users get impatient and laod again and get warning messages etc.
>
> It used to be snappier.
> How to shorten this time?
>
> BTW Why does it use three discs? Overflow?
> Curious,
> Maria
>
>
> vssadmin List ShadowStorage:
>
> Microsoft Windows [versie 6.0.6001]
> Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. Alle rechten voorbehouden.
>
> C:\Users\Junior2>vssadmin List ShadowStorage
> vssadmin 1.1 - Opdrachtregelbeheerprogramma voor Volume Shadow
> Copy-service
> (C) Copyright 2001-2005 Microsoft Corp.
>
> Opslagkoppeling voor schaduwkopieën
> Voor volume: (C:)\\?\Volume{d7ea5167-94a2-11de-a142-806e6f6e6963}\
> Opslagvolume voor schaduwkopieën:
> (C:)\\?\Volume{d7ea5167-94a2-11de-a142-806e
> 6f6e6963}\
> Gebruikte opslagruimte voor schaduwkopieën: 11.255 GB
> Toegewezen opslagruimte voor schaduwkopieën: 11.723 GB
> Maximale opslagruimte voor schaduwkopieën: 15 GB
>
> Opslagkoppeling voor schaduwkopieën
> Voor volume: (I:)\\?\Volume{9fb10e45-94e5-11de-9f0f-806e6f6e6963}\
> Opslagvolume voor schaduwkopieën:
> (I:)\\?\Volume{9fb10e45-94e5-11de-9f0f-806e
> 6f6e6963}\
> Gebruikte opslagruimte voor schaduwkopieën: 12.065 GB
> Toegewezen opslagruimte voor schaduwkopieën: 12.487 GB
> Maximale opslagruimte voor schaduwkopieën: 15 GB
>
> Opslagkoppeling voor schaduwkopieën
> Voor volume: (J:)\\?\Volume{687294ae-9ecf-11de-a2c2-806e6f6e6963}\
> Opslagvolume voor schaduwkopieën:
> (J:)\\?\Volume{687294ae-9ecf-11de-a2c2-806e
> 6f6e6963}\
> Gebruikte opslagruimte voor schaduwkopieën: 4.594 GB
> Toegewezen opslagruimte voor schaduwkopieën: 4.871 GB
> Maximale opslagruimte voor schaduwkopieën: 15 GB
>
>
> C:\Users\
>
 

My Computer

#3
Re: System Restore 12 mins to load -- addition

It now shows that SystemPropertiesProtextion.exe takes sometimes 12-18 mins
to load/display data but that rstrui.exe fom the run box starts directly.
They will launch VSSC.exe (Shadowcopy) and rstrui.exe respectively.
VSSC.exe can be stopped through Task Manager directly, rstrui.exe somehow
takes a number of minutes somehow to stop.
Once either one is running the message "wziard will be closed" is shown.
Either one will sometimes run or not.
I feel something is not right but what and why?

Any suggestions?
Looking forward,
Maria







"MPS" <maria.steyn@newsgroup> schreef in bericht
news:%23ASg2CSbKHA.5608@newsgroup

> Hi, last night I installed 2 updates that were due, KB971961 and KB905866
> and I shutdown the computer.
> After startup this morning I tested Sys Restore and lo & behold: the list
> of changes shows up after 5 seconds... what happened?
>
> Are these updates related in any way to the Sys Restore application?
> Any thoughts?
> Puzzled,
> Maria
>
>
>
> "MPS" <maria.steyn@newsgroup> schreef in bericht
> news:%23i$XnvDbKHA.1592@newsgroup

>> Hi all,
>>
>> one of our Vista Home Premium SP1 4GB, lots of disc, repeatedly takes 12
>> minutes to load System Restore.
>>
>> Once loaded all functions behave allright.
>> Max. size is limited to 15GB using cmd > vssadmin Resize ShadowStorage
>> /On=[drive]: /For=[drive]: /Maxsize=[size]
>>
>> Is it normal to load that long?
>> Users get impatient and laod again and get warning messages etc.
>>
>> It used to be snappier.
>> How to shorten this time?
>>
>> BTW Why does it use three discs? Overflow?
>> Curious,
>> Maria
>>
>>
>> vssadmin List ShadowStorage:
>>
>> Microsoft Windows [versie 6.0.6001]
>> Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. Alle rechten voorbehouden.
>>
>> C:\Users\Junior2>vssadmin List ShadowStorage
>> vssadmin 1.1 - Opdrachtregelbeheerprogramma voor Volume Shadow
>> Copy-service
>> (C) Copyright 2001-2005 Microsoft Corp.
>>
>> Opslagkoppeling voor schaduwkopieën
>> Voor volume: (C:)\\?\Volume{d7ea5167-94a2-11de-a142-806e6f6e6963}\
>> Opslagvolume voor schaduwkopieën:
>> (C:)\\?\Volume{d7ea5167-94a2-11de-a142-806e
>> 6f6e6963}\
>> Gebruikte opslagruimte voor schaduwkopieën: 11.255 GB
>> Toegewezen opslagruimte voor schaduwkopieën: 11.723 GB
>> Maximale opslagruimte voor schaduwkopieën: 15 GB
>>
>> Opslagkoppeling voor schaduwkopieën
>> Voor volume: (I:)\\?\Volume{9fb10e45-94e5-11de-9f0f-806e6f6e6963}\
>> Opslagvolume voor schaduwkopieën:
>> (I:)\\?\Volume{9fb10e45-94e5-11de-9f0f-806e
>> 6f6e6963}\
>> Gebruikte opslagruimte voor schaduwkopieën: 12.065 GB
>> Toegewezen opslagruimte voor schaduwkopieën: 12.487 GB
>> Maximale opslagruimte voor schaduwkopieën: 15 GB
>>
>> Opslagkoppeling voor schaduwkopieën
>> Voor volume: (J:)\\?\Volume{687294ae-9ecf-11de-a2c2-806e6f6e6963}\
>> Opslagvolume voor schaduwkopieën:
>> (J:)\\?\Volume{687294ae-9ecf-11de-a2c2-806e
>> 6f6e6963}\
>> Gebruikte opslagruimte voor schaduwkopieën: 4.594 GB
>> Toegewezen opslagruimte voor schaduwkopieën: 4.871 GB
>> Maximale opslagruimte voor schaduwkopieën: 15 GB
>>
>>
>> C:\Users\
>>
>
 

My Computer

C

Camper

#4
"MPS" <maria.steyn@newsgroup> wrote in message
news:%23i$XnvDbKHA.1592@newsgroup

> Hi all,
>
> one of our Vista Home Premium SP1 4GB, lots of disc, repeatedly takes 12
> minutes to load System Restore.
>
> Once loaded all functions behave allright.
> Max. size is limited to 15GB using cmd > vssadmin Resize ShadowStorage
> /On=[drive]: /For=[drive]: /Maxsize=[size]
>
> Is it normal to load that long?
> Users get impatient and laod again and get warning messages etc.
>
> It used to be snappier.
> How to shorten this time?
>
> BTW Why does it use three discs? Overflow?
> Curious,
> Maria
>
The same thing happens to me sometimes it takes minutes to load, other times
seconds. Why? I do not know, however whenever it takes ages to load it
seems to be when I have not used System Restore for a month or so.
 

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M
#5
"Camper" <bruce@newsgroup> schreef in bericht
news:OD42xzIcKHA.2184@newsgroup

>
> "MPS" <maria.steyn@newsgroup> wrote in message
> news:%23i$XnvDbKHA.1592@newsgroup

>> Hi all,
>>
>> one of our Vista Home Premium SP1 4GB, lots of disc, repeatedly takes 12
>> minutes to load System Restore.
>>
>> Once loaded all functions behave allright.
>> Max. size is limited to 15GB using cmd > vssadmin Resize ShadowStorage
>> /On=[drive]: /For=[drive]: /Maxsize=[size]
>>
>> Is it normal to load that long?
>> Users get impatient and laod again and get warning messages etc.
>>
>> It used to be snappier.
>> How to shorten this time?
>>
>> BTW Why does it use three discs? Overflow?
>> Curious,
>> Maria
>>
>
> The same thing happens to me sometimes it takes minutes to load, other
> times seconds. Why? I do not know, however whenever it takes ages to load
> it seems to be when I have not used System Restore for a month or so.
Yes, it looks like it behaves better when recently "woken up ".
When clicking C:\Windows\System32\SystemPropertiesProtection.exe it will
open the selection window for the drivesettings.
When opening the Run box and typing rstrui.exe it will open the slect whcih
Restore Point window.
When one is running the other one is not allowed and stopped.
Googling IO found a number of apparent fixes in the Registry for this
behaviour, none sudccessful sofar.
Also a number of articles how to limit max. space on a drive to be occupied
by Restore System.
It might just be that I set the space too small. I will enlarge the space
limit and see if the behaviour changes.

It is in itself not life-threatening but just cumbersome to sit and wait
between 12-18 minutes for the relevant window to open.
What do you think?
Maria
 

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