Creating Restore Point in Windows 10 will help you to retrieve and recover the state in which your windows was working perfectly. But the question arises why should you even bother to make a restore point manually even though Windows 10 automatically make it for you? Well, Windows 10 doesn’t know when was the last time you were using your Windows swift and smoothly, it just creates a restore point only when it is scheduled and on the other hand your windows might not be creating any restore points which is dangerous because windows can get corrupted easily by installing harmful software and then you cannot recover to the time of Windows that you were adoring if system hasn’t created a restore point for you, hence it is important to create a restore point. So, in this article, I will walk you through on how to create a Restore point in Windows 10 so you can easily head back to the best version of your Windows if it gets corrupted.
So let’s get started with the step by step guide.
Step 1: Create Restore Point Manually
Open Control Panel by typing in the keyword in the windows search bar from the taskbar as shown below. Now you can see the Control panel option under the Best match, click on the Control Panel option to proceed.
In Control Panel click on the System and Security option as highlighted above.
In System and Security click on the System option as highlighted above.
From the System window you can see the System Protection option on the left side panel, as shown above, now, click on the System Protection as highlighted above.
This will open up a System properties dialog box, under the System Protection tab you can see a restore point Create button at the bottom. Click on the Create option as highlighted above.
Now Input any name that reminds you or even gives you a hint of its time that why you created it. Now click on the Create button to proceed.
Now, wait till the restore point will be created successfully as shown above.
Now a pop-up message will appear telling you that the restore point is created successfully as shown above. Click on the Close button to proceed.
Step 2: Recover from a restore point
Now to recover your system to the restore point that you created follow these steps below.
From the System Protection tab, click on the System Restore button as highlighted above.
Now, click on the Next button to proceed.
Now in the System Restore pane, click and select the restore point that you have created as highlighted above. Now click on the Next button to proceed.
Now to confirm that you want to restore your Windows to the desired restore point, click on the Finish button. This will restart your Windows and apply the changes to the time when the restore point was created.
That’s it, hope this helps you in creating and recovering your Windows 10 restore point. Enjoy!