Re: Re: What's changing the archive attributes?
On Sat, 15 Nov 2008 03:45:09 -0600, Bill Bonnet <email@example.com> wrote:
>Re my original question regarding file attributes being changed.
>I now think the problem may be with the automatic (scheduled) System
>Restore that that is set to run daily at 00.00 (only if the computer is
>switched on) and again 30 mins after System Startup. This arrangement
>comes with Vista, it's not my choice
Bill, you can easily change that in the Task Scheduler. Open the Scheduler and pick
Microsoft/Windows/System Restore from the left pane. In the center pane, right-click
on an undesired task and choose Disable.
Aside from that, backup applications that rely on the archive attribute are
undesirable, for the reason you have found. The better ones maintain their own
database instead. I use Microsoft Synch Toy, and it has no problems with system
Doug M. in NJ