Restore points for System Restore can be both automatically and manually created. If not checked, it might use more storage space than you're comfortable with over time.

You can then delete the restore points or set the disk space that System Restore can use for the restore points. The storage limit for System Restore is set as the percentage of the total space of your disk drive.

Steps change disk usage limit for System Restore in Windows 11:

  1. Launch Settings app.
  2. Go to System from the sidebar.
  3. Scroll down and click on About.
  4. Click on the System protection.
  5. Click Configure to access restore point's Disk Space Usage option.
  6. Adjust the slider for Max Usage to set the percentage of disk space to use for system restore.
  7. Click OK to implement the change and exit.
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