Disable System Restore

If you need a way to save some hard drive space one trick is to decrease the size or completely disable the System Restore feature. To do this, Click on the Start button then right-click on 'Computer' and select 'Properties'. In the left pane, click on the 'System Protection' link. Select your your Local Disk in the 'Available Drives' section then click on the 'Configure' button. Select the 'Turn Off System Protection' radio button and click 'OK'. To delete any Restore Points Windows has already created, click on the 'Delete' button and select 'Continue'.