Disable System Restore in Windows XP

The System Restore in Windows XP keeps the regular backups of your system but it can reduce system performance on low end computers. If you have a old or slow computer, you can boost its performance by disabling the System Restore. Here is how :

  1. Press the keyboard combination Windows logo key + Pause to bring up the System Properties window. Alternatively, you can right click on the My Computer icon and select Properties from the right click menu.
  2. In the System Properties window, select the System Restore tab.
  3. Then check the checkbox labeled Turn off system restore on all drives as shown,

  4. Click OK to save the settings.