System Protection tab takes 15 minutes or more searching non-protected drives before I can create an RP

Nov 14, 2018
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I've had plenty of problems using third-party tools to create a restore point, primarily that the restore process fails with those RPs. So I'm forced to use Windows' System Protection tab under System Properties to reliably create an RP. But after I open that tab, for about the next 15 minutes it just shows "Searching", apparently on all 7 of my drives even though Protection is enabled on only one: My C drive.

How can I speed this up, please?

PS: Also, once the RP has been completed, the OK button at the bottom takes at least another 15 minutes before the window closes.
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