How To Make System Restore Point Shortcut On Windows 10?

After reading this guide you’ll be able to create a System Restore Point on Windows 10 easily

Microsoft really evolved the Windows platform with the version 10, it introduced many recovery features. Which would help increase user to machine interface and make it better in ways possible? One of these features includes as well the function to create a System Restore Point easily. This gives you the charge to take the PC back to the original state where it worked properly. If any problems are made because of a new update, driver or app, etc.

Typically before the computer executes an update or change in the windows it goes through the windows and creates a System Restore Point automatically. Even though this can also be done manually if needed. We will also make a blog showing how to do that. However, in this blog, we will teach you how to create a desktop icon with a small script so you can make a System Restore Point just with a double click.

How to check if System Restore Point is enabled on your PC?

Before following the process of creating a system restore point shortcut, you need to check if it is enabled or not?

  1. In the start menu, you need to search for “Create a restore point” then press enter.
  2. In the System Protection, beside the Protections settings check if the System Restore Point is on or off.
  3. If the System Restore Point is on, then no further action is required and you can jump straight into the process of how to create System Restore Point shortcut script.
  4.  In case the system protection is off open the PC system drive and select the configure button.
  5. use turn on system protection option
  6. Click Apply
  7. Press Ok

How to create a system restore point shortcut script?

To create a system restore point shortcut script follow the instructions as per given below:
  1. Right click on the mouse and select new and click the shortcut create button.
  2. Go to create wizard shortcut and type the following command given below: cmd.exe /k “wmic.exe /Namespace:\\root\default Path SystemRestore Call CreateRestorePoint “My Shortcut Restore Point”, 100, 7″
  3. To be noted: this shortcut command basically just tells the Operating System to Open Command Promote and use the windows management instrumentation design tool to create a system restore point shortcut.
  4.  write a brief good descriptive name for the shortcut in click enter.

  5. Double click right on the newly created shortcut and open properties.
  6. if you choose to add an icon to a shortcut click on the change icon button in the properties and select the one you prefer
  7. In the field type the following link address: C:\Windows\System32\imageres.dll  and press enter.
  8. click the advance button
  9. Select the run as administrator option
  10. Click Ok
  11. Select Apply
  12. Now again click the Ok button to complete the task
  13. finally, to check if the system restore point shortcut is working double click on the icon if you get a command prompt same as the one given below then everything is working fine

 How does this help?

What this does is make it easy for you so that next time you are going to modify anything on your PC. For example, install a new app or anything you can just double-click on the shortcut to create a system restore point rather than going through a number of other steps messing around with the PC not knowing what you are doing.
Point to be noted: This guide is specifically for the Windows 10. But with these steps, it will still work on PCs. But it can’t create a system restore point if there are any system restore points were created in the last 24 hours.
If you want to create a system restore point within the 24 hours. You will have to delete the previous ones created in such case follow the guidelines given below:
  1. Open the start menu search for the create a restore point and press enter.
  2. choose the hard disc of the restore point
  3.  Select the configure button
  4. Click the delete button
  5. Select the option to confirm deletion

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