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Create System Restore Point in Windows 8.1 to Keep Data Safe

Posted in Windows5 years ago

An amazing feature “Restore Point” was initially introduced in Windows ME. It is an awesome feature that helps in restoring the important system files faster even without any delay and without making amendments in the data.

On your system, every week a restore point is created by default. Now in Windows 8.1, the feature Refresh PC has been taken place from the Restore Point, but it is still easier for you to use a Restore Point feature instead of using Refresh PC. Because it is a faster way. Sometimes you need to install a third-party software to your system or you need to make amendments in your system files. It is suggested to you to create a restore point before going ahead. The users who are not well aware how to create it manually in Windows 8.1 should do by after the below steps.

Step 1: You need to right-click the “Start” button where you will find “Run” option. Select the option of opening it.

RUN option to Create System Restore Point in Windows 8.1

Step 2: Type “sysdm.cpl” in the box and click “OK” to open it.

sysdm

Step 3: Now the menu for “System Properties” will appear on your screen where you need to click the tab “System Protection”.

System Properties

Step 4: In this tab you need to check the box before “8.1 Pro (C:) (System) to make it enable and click the option “Create” as it has been shown in the image below.

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Step 5: Now the “System Protection” box will appear before you where you have to type the direction “TechZend Restore Point” and click “Create”.

protection

Step 6: Now the system will start creating a restore point.

creating-Restore Point

Step 7: Finally, you will receive a message that a restore point has been created for you.

created-successfully

In this way you have easily and successfully created the desired restore point and it did not waste a lot of your time. You just need to spend a couple of minutes on the process. Although you can get help from a third-party software for creating a restore point, but it is recommended that you should not make changes in the system files by using third-party software. Instead, you should create it manually.

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4 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. Jessica Powell November 26, 2013 at 5:10 pm - Reply

    This helped a lot, thanks.

  2. Mushtaq safie February 4, 2014 at 8:04 am - Reply

    thanks you for your help

  3. Mohammad September 13, 2014 at 4:52 am - Reply

    Thanx…

  4. Tom November 27, 2014 at 1:14 pm - Reply

    Thanks for the info. However, instead of going through all of the first few steps, to simplify the opening, use the charms on the right hand side of Windows 8.1

    How? Mouse to R.H. corner, go to Search, type in System Restore.

    When it opens, click on Create A Restore Point.

    It will automatically open the System Properties into the System Protection box.

    Click Create……

    and then follow the instructions given on this page.

    Just a short cut to get things going.

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