What is system restore?
System Restore is a component of Microsoft's Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 operating systems that allows for the rolling back of system files, registry keys, installed programs, etc., to a previous state in the event of system malfunction or failure.
With the help of system restore following resources are backed up:
- Files in the Windows File Protection (Dllcache) folder
- Local user profile
- COM+ and WMI Databases
- IIS Metabase
- Specific file types monitored
Now i'm goin to tell you how you can resote your system in window XP
1.First of all log on to Windows as an Administrator.
2.Then Click Start, point to All Programs - Accessories - System Tools - System Restore.
3.On the Welcome to System Restore page, click Restore my computer to an earlier time, and click Next.
As show in the given Snapshots:
You can also do this by typing this address in your Command Prompt
Note:This command can be used at the Safe Mode Command Prompt also.
And you're done
Now I'm going to tell you how you can restore your system in window 7
1.On your Start menu, Type in system restore. Press Enter or Click the System Restore program shortcut.
2. On the system restore page, Click Next. Now you’ll be asked to Select a system restore point previously created. If you see multiple restore points, try to choose the one that’s dated BEFORE any problems started.
Optional: If you are unsure if doing the restore will cause some of your programs to lose data, you can Click the Scan for affected programs button to see if that is really an issue.
3.Confirm the restore point Time and Description and Click Finish
Let we have a loo at some snapshots:
Search System Restore
Do your setting
Set your restoration point
Confirm your restore point