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Why required-Clean Up System Restore And Shadow Copies  ?

When we use windows,it automatically create system restore point and shadow copies of software.System restore is feature.It is use to  recover from system errors.When we install or uninstall an application on windows system restore point is automatically created.This automatic process increase system load and occupy space on hard disk.For speed up computer clean up old system restore file and shadows copies is a best practice.

Three steps to clean up system restore and shadow copies files

Go to windows drive : Go to start and then go to Computer, click on it.Find the drive in which,windows in installed.Windows icon shown on the drive in which windows is installed.By default windows is installed in drive “C”.

Windows drive
By Default Windows drive And Windows Icon

Go to disk clean up in properties : Right click on it.Go to properties in the menu.Click on disk clean up tab.Wait for while processing is done.Click on clean up system files tab.Wait for while processing is done.

Delete system restore and shadow copies
Delete system restore and shadow copies

Delete restore points in more options: Click on “More options” tab.In the more options page go to section system restore and shadow copies.Click on “clean up” tab under system restore and shadow copies.A prompt box is open with message “Are you sure want to delete all but most recent restore points ? ” . Click “delete” button to delete shadow copies and system restore points.Click ok to confirm.A new prompt box open with message “Are you sure you want to delete these items permanently “.Click delete files button to confirm it.know all of system restore points and shadow copies delete permanently.

Clean up system restore and shadow copies
Clean up system restore and shadow copies

 

Benefits of clean up system restore and shadow copies files.

  • Windows drive hard disk space is increased.
  • System start up and shut down time decreased.
  • System processing speed is increased.

For video help to clean up system restore and shadow copies see the video