There are times when one might want to disable Windows XP System Restore. Maybe you would like to free up some drive space and system resources? Maybe your system contains a virus that cannot be removed because it has migrated into system restore? In any event disabling system restore is an easy task.
How to disable Windows XP System Restore:
- Click Start -> Run
- From within the run box type SYSDM.CPL and click OK.
- From the System Properties window, click the System Restore tab.
- Check the box to Turn off System Restore and click OK to save the changes.