Here are the steps to change the hard disk space allocated for restore points in Windows 7:
In the System Protection dialog box, use the Max Usage slider to adjust the space used for restore points. You can check Current Usage value to see how much hard disk space is in use for restore points at the moment. I would not recommend making it too small, 5% to 10% of the hard disk space is best.
If you want to reduce the amount of disk space used for restore points, you can also use the Delete button to remove all current restore points. Keep in mind that you cannot restore the system to a previous configuration anymore. Alternately use the Disk Cleanup option to remove all but the last restore point.
This article was posted in "How To, Windows 7'' section by Kapil Arya.
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