How to Use System Restore on Windows 10 Computers

Windows 10 is well equipped for recovering from problems that prevent with your windows system and other application in PC. Here is how to use its various options.

How to Use System Restore on Windows 10 Computers
How to Use System Restore on Windows 10 Computers

Microsoft’s latest operating system has a similar set of recovery tools as easier versions for this, but not all work in the way you’d expect and there are some new options at your disposal, too.

If something goes wrong with your Windows 10 operating system or wrong with newly installed app or recent driver upgrade.simply trying to uninstall or roll back the driver doesn’t always work. That’s where Windows 10 System Restore comes in, as it essentially lets you jump back to a previous time, when Windows was working just fine.

Windows 10 restore system help us a lot. it doesn't take any of your personal documents into consideration, so this isn't backup by any means. Depending on your system settings, a small part of your hard-drive is dedicated to storing these restore points, which automatically clears out the old to make space for the new. You'll still need to back up all your personal data yourself, but Windows 10 restore points can help troubleshoot software issues on your Windows PC.

But how does that work, you ask? Well, it does that by creating “restore points” from time to time, generally when you install a new piece of software, or a Windows 10 update. Plus it creates one every week anyway, and you can do so manually anytime.

When you open System Restore, you’ll be presented with the available restore points, which will allow you to return to a specific time in the past. In short, Windows 10 System Restore allows you to revert to a state when your computer was working just fine.

Windows 10 System Restore doesn’t make a backup of your personal documents, restoring your system won’t change any of them. For ex. When you use past restore point at that time your installed app will be gone, and the uninstalled ones will come back after restore.

Thankfully, Windows 10 does present you with a list of affected programs, making this process simpler.


How to set up System Restore on Windows 10

By default, the Windows 10 System Restore option is only turned on for your primary drive, which contains all the necessary Windows files. If you’d like to extend that coverage, 

·   Press Start, and type in “restore”.

·   Choose Create a restore point.

·   In the System you’ll see a list of available drives  on your computer, with an On or     Off Protection labelnext to them.

·   Choose the appropriate drive, and then click Configure.

·   Select Turn on system protection to enable System Restore.

·   On the same dialog box, adjust the Max Usage slider as you prefer. The more room      you make, the farther back you can choose to go later. 


How to create a restore point on Windows 10

if you might want to create a restore point yourself, Here’s how to go about that:

·   Hit Start, and type in “restore”.

·   Choose Create a restore point.

·   In the System Protection tab, click Create.

·   Give it a memorable name, and click Create.

·   After some time  you’ll be presented with a success message. Click Close.

How to use System Restore on Windows 10

Hopefully, you’ll never actually have to bother with this. But should that troubling day arrive, here’s  give you step how you can restore your system:

·   Press Start, and type in “restore”.

·   Choose Create a restore point.

·   In the System Protection tab click System Restore.

·   A new dialog box will give you. Choose Next.

·   On the next page, you’ll see the available restore points, with a date next to each of     them. Select the desired one, and click Scan for affected programs.

·   In a new box, you will  have two lists ,in fist one list about  programs will be          deleted and second  one list about programs will be restored.

·   you choose the appropriate point and click Next.

·   windows 10 system ask you to confirm. and give the details, and  after  all process      click Finish.

·   In a last dialog box, system restore will inform  you that "can't be interrupted".       click yes to begin.  


The Windows 10 restore process will take over your computer, and finish in about 15 minutes, more depending on your CPU and hard-drive speed. Once it restarts, you can login to see if everything is working fine.If it didn’t have the desired result, you can revert to your latest system settings instead, since System Restore always creates another restore point before starting itself.