troubleshooting Question

F12 > Advanced Options, Did Not Find Restore Points

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EirmanFlag for Ireland asked on
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I created a restore point and use the recommended options in O&O ShutUp10.
It seriously screwed up my PC (It would not restart!). So, I tried the following ....

Restart > F12 > Advanced  Options > Troubleshoot > System Restore
It repeatedly reported that there were NO Restore Points.

I booted into safe mode with networking and searched for System Restore ..... No Joy

I Right clicked on This PC and chose Properties.
System Restore was not to be found in any of the usual places.
I started to worry!

Then, I spotted a desktop shortcut to my old WIN7/XP style Control Panel
and I did find System Restore - It Worked!

My questions ....
Why did F12 > Advanced  Options not see my restore points?
Why does Safe Mode hide System Restore?

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