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?
- In the start menu, you need to search for “Create a restore point” then press enter.
- In the System Protection, beside the Protections settings check if the System Restore Point is on or off.
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.
In case the system protection is off open the PC system drive and select the configure button.
- Click Apply
- Press Ok
How to create a system restore point shortcut script?
- Right click on the mouse and select new and click the shortcut create button.
- 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″
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.
write a brief good descriptive name for the shortcut in click enter.
Double click right on the newly created shortcut and open properties.
- 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
- In the field type the following link address: C:\Windows\System32\imageres.dll and press enter.
click the advance button
- Click Ok
- Select Apply
- Now again click the Ok button to complete the task
- 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?
- Open the start menu search for the create a restore point and press enter.
choose the hard disc of the restore point
Select the configure button
Click the delete button
Select the option to confirm deletion
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