If something goes wrong with your Windows 10 computer, due to a new app installation or a 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. Before you use the feature, you should know how it impacts your computer. Since Windows 10 System Restore doesn’t make a backup of your personal documents, restoring your system won’t change any of them. Instead, it keeps a track of all the apps you had, so once you choose a point, any apps that were installed after that will be gone, and the uninstalled ones will come back. In some cases, you might want to create a restore point yourself, for example, if you’re about to install an app or a new driver from an unconfirmed source.
How to Create a Restore Point on Windows 10
- Hit Start, and type in restore.
- Choose Create a restore point.
- In the System Protection tab, under Protection Settings, click Create.
- Then, give it a memorable name, and hit Create.
- After less a minute, you’ll be presented with a success message. Click Close.
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