How to Create a System Restore Point in Windows 10

Making a backup of the system to be safe just in case of a disk corruption is always highly recommended. Creating a system restore point in the Windows Operating System is the easiest way to create a backup of all necessary files. This will keep your computer safe in case of incidents like a virus attack or the system restore. In this post, I will share the tutorial on How to Create System Restore Point in Windows 10 Operating System.

System Restore Point

What is a System Restore Point?

The system restore point is a backup of the Windows Operating System. In the case of a mishap with your computer, the system restore point can be used to restore the whole operating system with your files. Suppose, you created a system restore point on any particular day, then the system will be restored from that specific day.

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No additional data will be restored if there is the difference between creating the system restore point and restoring the system. If there is a difference, then the data saved between the dates will not be reinstated. That’s why it is highly recommended to create a fresh system restore point regularly in order to keep your critical data.

Steps to Create System Restore Point

Creating a System Restore point in Windows 10 is a damn simple process. The Windows 10 is one of the most straightforward operating systems from the Microsoft. And in Windows 10, you are creating a System Restore Point. So, follow the below mentioned steps and create a System Restore Point in Windows 10.

  1. First of All, you have to find the System Restore Application in Windows 10. For doing that, click on the “Search Windows” box on the left side of the taskbar and search for “Create System Restore Point”.  It’ll show you the “Create a Restore Point” option. Allow administrative access to the app and it’ll open new windows.

  2. Now, this is the Window of System Restore Point creation. For creating the System Restore Point, click on the “Create” Button. After clicking that button, you’ll have to enter the name of your System Restore point so that you can remember it easily at the time of restoration. Give it a name and click on continue. This process will take some time to create a restore point.

  3. After about a minute or so, the Windows will complete the restore point creation, and now your PC has a valid backup of all your files and settings on your Windows 10 PC. Now, you can easily reset the PC using your recently created Restore Point.


So, this is how you can Create a System Restore point in Windows 10. The full procedure to create a system restore point takes no more than 3-5 minutes straight, and you have a full backup of your system. We’d recommend you to create the system restore point regularly in order to save the latest settings. Otherwise, you won't be able to get your backup with your latest settings.

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