Do you want to set up a restore point in your microsoft windows 7 computer? It's an easy and helpful feature that allows you to undo the changes and reinstate your computer to an earlier time or date. These nightmare-like changes can be irreversible in nature at times and can cause your computer to crash. The built-in system restore feature comes in handy in such a situation. Here is your comprehensive microsoft windows 8 support guide, which will help you easily perform the task. |
Click on the Start menu, right-click on Computer, and choose Properties from the drop-down options. Instead of going to the Start menu, if there is a Computer shortcut icon on your desktop, right-click on it and choose Properties. When in the Control Panel window, click on the System protection link on the left hand pane. If prompted for an admin password, type it in and continue. When in the System Properties dialog box, highlight the System Protection tab. Click on the Create button and it will push another dialog box Create a restore point.
Give a name to your restore point (any name of your choice so that you can recall it easily) in the empty box and then hit Create. It will initialize the process showing 'creating a restore point'. It can take some time depending on the speed of your PC and the volume of data stored on it. When done, it will display the 'The restore point was created successfully' message. Click the OK button to exit the dialog box. Close all the windows including System Properties'. If prompted, reboot your computer. Your computer is now well-equipped to deal with uncertain changes caused by a malfunctioning application or virus attacks etc.
You can also instruct microsoft windows 7 home premium to setup automatic restore points whenever a change takes place in your computer. To do so, click on the Start button, type 'task scheduler' (without quotes) in the Start Search field, and hit the Enter key. When the Task Scheduler window comes up, browse to Microsoft> Windows> and System Restore on the left hand pane. When the System Restore folder opens up, double-click on a line in the first half of the window saying 'SR Queued Multiple triggers defined dated---'.
This will open up another dialog box. Highlight the Triggers tab if it's not highlighted by default. It will show you the default System Restore set up for startup. Click on the Edit button at the bottom to edit the settings. Click on the drop-down arrow next to Begin the task and choose the desired option (self-explanatory). From the Settings menu, customize the time settings viz. One time, Daily, or Weekly etc. and then hit the OK button. Highlight the Conditions tab and customize the schedules (self-explanatory). When done, save the changes and exit all the windows. If prompted, restart your computer. Your microsoft office professional 2013 plus computer is now all set to create automatic restore points as instructed by you.
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