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How to verify System Restore is operating properly.

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  1. Click the Start button and then click the Control Panel.
  2. In the Control Panel window, click Performance and Maintenance.
  3. In the Performance and Maintenance window, click Administrative Tools.
  4. In the Administrative Tools window, click the Computer Management icon.
  5. In the Computer Management window, double-click Services and Applications.
  6. Double-click Services.
  7. In the Services window, double-click System Restore Services.
  8. In the System Restore Service Properties (Local Computer) window, locate Service Status.

    NOTE: If System Restore is operating, Started will be shown. If System Restore is not operating, Stopped will be shown.