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May 17, 2019  11:33 AM

PowerShell Handles Windows 10 Restore Points

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel
System Restore, VSS Backup, Windows 10, Windows PowerShell

In 2017 I wrote a post entitled "Win10 Volume Shadow Copies May Need Cleanup." I've just learned that useful PowerShell cmdlets do likewise. They provide analogs to...

July 13, 2017  1:23 PM

Win10 Volume Shadow Copies May Need Cleanup

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel
Disk cleanup, Shadow Copy, VSS Backup, Windows 10

Mostly, the Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service works behind the scenes. This service coordinates among backup tools, applications in need of backup, and OS-provided storage management and hardware. Usually abbreviated VSS, this service enables creation and capture of shadow copies. Helpfully,


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