7 Steps to Restore Windows 10 from a Restore Point

One of the worst options to take when you have a computer problem is the infamous formatting. If you have a backup, the process becomes just time consuming and boring, but without a backup it means losing all files, photos, videos and games that are installed on your computer only. One way to create this backup is to establish a restore point, a feature that saves the current state of your PC that you can use as a kind of time machine to get back to that point. We tackled this in this tutorial and now the time has come to learn how to restore Windows 10 from a restore point!

Tip: Also learn how to create a restore point in Windows 7!

How to restore Windows 10 from a restore point

1 - Open the Start menu;

2 - Type “restore point” (no need to click anywhere to type) and click on the Create restore point option;

3 - Click on System Restore ;

4 - Click Next on the window that will open ;

5 - A list of points to restore Windows 10 will be shown here. If you don't find what you want, check the Show more restore points box ;

6 - Windows shows which programs to reinstall after restoring by clicking the Browse affected programs button. With the point selected, click Next ;

7 - Confirm the restore on the Finish button. From there, Windows 10 will begin to return to the selected point and restart when the process is complete. Make sure your files are saved before committing as you will no longer be able to go back from there.

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Did you manage to restore your Windows 10 to a past point?

Restoring the system is a good way to preserve your computer files when a problem hits your Windows 10 PC. You need to have points created to run it and it is a recommended procedure before you go for full HD formatting. Did you manage to restore Windows 10 through our tutorial? Comment with us!

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