How to delete all old System Restore Points and Previous versions of files in Windows

Most of us are aware that we can clean all but the most recent System Restore Point, by using the in-built Windows Disk Cleanup utility.

We open the Disk Cleanup utility > Clean up system files > More Options tab > Free more disk space by removing all but the most recent restore point > Click Clean up > Apply/OK.

Delete all old System Restore Points

But if you wish, you can also clean up ALL the old system restore points, along  with system settings and previous versions of files, natively in Windows 10/8/7.

To do so, To do so open Control Panel > System and Security > System and click on System protection.

Next, under Protection Settings, click to select the System Disk and then click Configure.

Here click on ‘Delete all restore points (this includes system settings and previous versions of files).

Click Apply/OK.

That’s it!

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Anand Khanse is the Admin of TheWindowsClub.com, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP. Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware.