System Restore in Task Scheduler, Microsoft, Windows does not work. It says it was run the last it was triggered to run, but if you check, there is no restore point stored for when it says the task was run.

Lewis Lampley 0 Reputation points
2023-09-11T22:14:26.9366667+00:00

Under Task Scheduler, Task Scheduler Library, Microsoft, Windows, SystemRestore, name SR, the task does not create a restore point even though it states the Last Run Time. Checking the Restore Points show that no Restore Point was created. I checked on the Microsoft site for this problem and other people say they have the same problem.  Microsoft tech support gave me a way to reset the computer and the problem was still there.  And then I did a complete reload of Windows 10 and the problem is still there.  And the same issue is on another computer with Windows 10 newly installed.

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  1. S.Sengupta 14,811 Reputation points MVP
    2023-09-12T01:00:04.6366667+00:00

    Ensure that you have enough free disk space on your system drive (usually C:). System Restore requires some free space to create restore points.

    • Open a Command Prompt as an administrator and run the following command:

    sfc /scannow

    After SFC completes, run this command:

    DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

    Some antivirus or security software may block or interfere with the creation of restore points. Temporarily disable your antivirus or security software and see if it helps.

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