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How to Disable System Protection for Drives in Windows 8/8.1

If you want to disable system protection for the drives in your PC, you must be aware that all existing restore points on the drives will be deleted and no new restore points will be created. In other words, you will be unable to restore your computer to earlier date when the available restore points were created if it works abnormally. Now, learn the concrete procedures to disable system protection for drives in Windows 8 computer.

Video guide on how to disable system protection for drives in Windows 8:

Steps to disable system protection for drives in Windows 8/8.1:

Step 1: Right-click Computer icon and select Properties in the context menu to open System window.

Step 2: Click System protection on the left to access it.

Step 3: In System Protection settings, choose a drive whose system protection has been turned on, and then tap Configure.

Step 4: In the following window, under Restore Settings, select Disable system protection and click OK.

Step 5: As the System Protection dialog box appears, choose Yes to begin turning off system protection for the selected drive.

Before long, the system protection of the chosen drive has been successfully disabled, as shown in the following picture. And you can follow suit to disable other drives' system protection.

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