How to Create System Restore Point in Windows 10

Windows 10 is the newest product of Microsoft and this time the software giant has done its job very well. As a result, Windows 10 has been installed on more than 14 million computers within 2 days. Anyway, every version of Windows 10 has a similar feature that is System Restore.

System Restore does what it actually means. That implies you can easily restore your system when you think your PC is suffering from some critical software issues. In simple words, if your PC is showing some issues and you cannot Turn ON your machine, you can use the installation media and restore your machine to a certain time.

Now, generally, Windows does not create any system restore point unless or until someone does it manually. Although, some third party software uninstallers create system restore point before uninstalling any particular software but that is available only if that specific software has the option. Otherwise, there is no chance to get a system restore point at any cost in automation.

If you create a system restore point now, you can come back to this position with all install apps and files from a certain time, when your PC shows any issue. That is why this is recommended to create system restore point so that you can define the time, when your PC is running smoothly and you can get back all things after getting any software or any other type of issue.

Create System Restore Point in Windows 10

Creating a system restore point in Windows 10 is very easy and the procedure is straightforward. As this is an in-built feature of Windows, you do not need to install any other third party software to work with this option.

To get started, open This PC, right click on empty place and select Properties. Therefore, click on the System protection button that is positioned on your left hand side. You will get a window like this,

create System restore point in Windows 10

Just click on the Create button that comes next to “Create a restore point right now for the drives that have system protection turned on”. Following that, a name is required to identify your restore point.

name of System restore point in Windows 10

You can use date or any other unique name. After that, the following screen will be appeared.

System restore point in Windows 10 is creating

Give it sometime to finish the creation of system restore point in Windows 10. After completing, you will get the following success message,

System restore point in Windows 10 successfully made

Now, this System Restore point can be used to restore your system whenever you want.

Final Word

Although, Windows 10 has changed so many things in terms of settings and appearance, yet, this option remains same as Windows 7/8/8.1. however, hope this little trick would help you a lot.


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