In this tutorial, we will learn how to create a restore point on Windows 10 PC. It’s a good idea to create a restore point on the Windows PC. This is helpful to revert to previously created restore points on the event of any failure or any unwanted system changes.
Create a Restore point
Open Search prompt and type ‘Create a restore point’
Click on the Control Panel result ‘Create a restore point’.
Turn on System protection
We need to turn on the ‘System protection’ feature for the drives you want to include in the restore point. Let’s create a restore point for C and D drives.
For example :
C: -> operating system files.
D: -> Work related files.
- Choose the drive
- Click on the Configure… button.
- Select the radio button Turn on system protection
- Click on Apply and the OK button.
Now Click on the Create… button to create a restore point.
Enter the Name of the restore point. This should help you in the future to revert to this point.
For example: NewLaptopWithAllAppsInstalled
Click on the Create button.
Depending on your machine configuration, this may take a while. Once done we will a confirmation dialog that restore point creation was sucessfull.