Discussion in 'polls' started by adam993, Apr 25, 2011.
Even on PCs running ISR software, I enabled SR.
I keep only the last SR Point.
I remember when some Windows Updates couldn't be installed, because ISR software had disabled SR.
No, it's not a full and complete system cleaning, neither restore. I use a disk image software. Good also snapshots restore softwares.
I disabled it. Instead, I use ERUNT, it backs up registry once a day. In my experience restoring registry solves most of problems, for the rest I have full image backups on a separate drive. Disabling SR also makes image backups smaller and I don't need to worry about losing restore points when doing a defrag.
No. Image backup/restore approach is used instead.
i use either Shadow Defender or a system image.
No, as I use Rollback Rx. Imho, SR (at least on WinXP) is undeserving of its name!
Both, I use very Limited system restore and ATI.
Yes I keep SR on, on every one of my machines. I use it before each time I install security software or make major changes. SR has saved my PC a few times (Like when I installed ZoneAlarm and MSE 1 and I could not get into my machine. Then I went into SafeMode and none of them would uninstall. Or the time when I accidentally shut my PC down while it was updating Windows and it would not boot). So its been pretty valuable for me personally.
No...it never worked when I needed it.
I use FD-ISR and ShadowProtect.
No, I use Keriver 1-Click Restore Pro!
No, it just takes up resources, and uses more disk space. Its not dependable. I use Shadow Protect 4 on W7, and Acronis True Image 11 on XP.
No I don't. Imaging software instead.
No I don't, disk imaging is far more reliable than that and ISR.
No. I use Macrium Reflect Free.
ISR is totally crap from my point of view.
I've tried using it a few times before, most of the times it worked fine. Sometimes it just won't work.
BUT i hate how it leaves so many traces and they're hard to remove manually after xD
No. I prefer system image and deep freeze
The first step I do when I install Windows is to disable System restore. Not only is it not as efficient as other 3rd party programs, its service constantly running before very application install gives you a slight performance hit.
I use Acronis True Image FTW
Acronis here too, love the feature set
No, never needed/used it. No need then for me to keep it on.
Never use it - R-Drive Image has been 100% reliable for years.
I've got it enabled, and it has saved my Windows installation a few times from a messed up Kaspersky beta uninstallation (back when I didn't know how to remove AV programs manually). I dislike how many traces it leaves behind though.
When I attempted to use System Restore it always seemed to fail. I have ATI and Macrium Reflect images on two separate external drives.
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