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Create A System Restore Point in Windows 11
Last Updated 2 years ago

To create a system restore point in Windows 11:

  1. Click the Windows Start button, then type: create a restore point

  2. Under Best match, click Create a restore point.


  3. In the System Properties window that shows up, click the Create button.

    Note: If the Protection for the drive containing the Windows installation shows Off, click the Configure button first to activate the protection, and then create a restore point.

  4. Next, type a name for your restore point, then click Create.
    Use a descriptive name that will help you remember why this restore point was created.


In addition to creating back-ups, creating restore points before doing a big update is a must. You will be able to restore back to the selected restore point when you experience system issues on later dates.

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