Fix: Restore Point not working in Windows 10

Fix: Restore Point not working in Windows 10

If you have a big problem on Windows 10, it suggests you use System Restore to fix the problem by restoring your computer to a particular restore point. System Restore is a feature quite useful, but users complain that the restore point does not work on Windows 10, and today we will fix it.

1. Check if System Restore is enabled

Before we begin,
Enable System Restore on your computer. You can check the status by these steps:

  • Press Windows Key + R and type gpedit.msc.
  • In the left navigation pane to Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> System -> System Restore.
  • Check the state of the Turn off Configuration and Turn off System Restore settings. If they are not set to be configured, double-click each setting and set it to Not Configured.
  • Click Apply and select OK to save the changes.


2. Try to create a restore point manually

If the restore point does not work, you might want to try setting a restore point manually. To do this, follow the given steps:

  • Press Windows Key + S and enter in bar Create a restore point. Choose to Create a restore point from the list.
  • The System Properties window will open. Click the Create button and enter a name for your new restore point.
  • Check if a restore point is created, and if so, using manually create a restore point in the future.

3. Turn off your antivirus software

your antivirus software could sometimes be the reason for interfering with System Restore, so it’s recommended that you disable your antivirus software before trying to create or restore to restore a certain point.

4. Run System Restore from Safe Mode

specific software can sometimes make mistakes when using System Restore; therefore, it is recommended that you run System Restore from Safe Mode. To access Safe Mode, you need to do the following.

  • Open the Start Menu and click on the Power button.
  • Hold down the Shift key on your keyboard and click Restart.
  • When the computer restarts you select Troubleshoot> Advanced options> Startup Settings and click Restart.
  • When your computer restarts again, press F5 to select Safe Mode with Networking.
  • Once you get into Safe Mode to try to do a System Restore.

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