Have you ever created a system restore point? Over a period of time if your PC is experiencing some malfunction and you feel that it would be good if you were able to restore your computer at a particular state. For that Windows allow you to create a system restore point.
Creating a system restore point enables you to restore the state of your system to a point when it was perfectly working fine. In this section, we will discuss two methods of creating a system restore point.
Steps to Create a System Restore Point in Windows 10:
Method 1 of 2
Step 1: First search for ‘This PC’ in Windows search box and when you get in the search result right-click on ‘This PC’ and from the displayed option click on ‘Properties’.
Step 2: A ‘System’ window will pop up, in the navigation menu you have to click on ‘System Protection’.
Step 3: Another window ‘System Properties’ will pop up. Click on the ‘System Protection’ tab in the window.
If you have never created a system restore point before you will find that the ‘System Restore’ button and ‘Create’ button are greyed. And if you have created a system restore point earlier then you will find the Create button active then directly jump to step 5.
To make the create button active you have to enable the system protection and for that, you have to configure C drive as your operating system lies there.
So, make sure your C drive is selected and then click on Configure.
Step 4: Turn on the System Protection by enabling the radio button under Restore Settings. After this click Apply and OK.
Step 5: Now, you will find the ‘Create’ button active, click on the Create button to create a restore point.
Step 6: One more window will appear where you have to write some description regarding this restore point. Well, the current date and time will automatically get attached to the restore point. Once done click on Create.
The system restores point will be created in a few seconds.
Once created a message will be displayed that restore point has been created successfully. Click on close.
Method 2 of 2
Step 1: Search for the Control Panel in the window search box and click on it.
Step 2: A ‘Control Panel’ window will pop up. Here, you have to click on System Security.
Step 3: Under System and Security you have click on System.
And this step will pop up a ‘System’ window as you get in step 2 of method 1. So, from here follow step 2 to 6 of method 1.
These are the two methods of creating a system restoring point in Windows 10. Hope the content is useful. Keep reading.