How to restore the system with Windows 10

How to restore the system with Windows 10

There may be several reasons why Windows 10 system restore can be of great help to us. One of the most important may be related to the installation of new components to the computer.

This can happen, for example,  if you have installed an application, a driver or an update . If Windows 10 has stopped working well since then, maybe you should give it a try.

The restoration process consists of going back to a previous point in Windows 10 . In this way, we can check if the device is still working correctly before making modifications. Or else.

It is a very effective formula to find the root of a problem . So if you find yourself in these circumstances, we recommend trying to restore the system. You have the instructions below.

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How to restore the system with Windows 10

You don't have to have a super expert level, but you have to be clear about what you are doing. If you are not sure where you are, it may be better to seek the help of a professional . If you dare with it, go ahead.

When restoring the system with Windows 10 we will return to a chronologically previous point . This is useful to know if an application is causing problems on the computer. Or if a driver or even a Windows update is not working as it should.

You should know the following. By carrying out this restoration, your files will not be lost . Do not worry about it. The only thing the system will do is revert to a previous version of Windows. It will remove, of course, all the applications and updates that had been installed or carried out after that restore point.

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Well, let's get to work. You have to do the following :

1. Right-click on the Start button. Or if you have a touch device, keep your finger pressing on the same place. Then choose to access the Control Panel .

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2. Once inside, look for the Recovery option . Click on it and from the three options offered, choose Open System Restore.

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3. At this point a new menu will open (it may take a few seconds to load). What you will have to do from now on is to click on Next.

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It is about setting the restore point you want to reach. You must be very clear about this information, because it is definitive for the restoration to be successful.

If in doubt, try to remember what day or when you installed that application, driver, or update that is causing you problems. Click on the event that interests you.

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Find the exact restore point

As soon as you have clicked the Next button, the system will provide you with information about the last important movements . For example, you will see when the last Windows 10 update occurred. You can also check if it was a critical or normal update.

If you click on Detect affected programs, you will see which packages will be uninstalled with the restoration. Keep in mind that it can only be updates that have been made on programs that you already have.

Choose the event you are interested in returning to and click Next. Now you just have to confirm the restore point. When you are clear, click Next . The restoration process will have started and you will be able to return to where you were before that event.

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If you don't see a restore point in Windows 10

If you don't see any restore points, chances are you don't have system protection turned on . To achieve this, do the following:

1. Access the Control Panel again and select the Recovery option.

2. Then choose Recovery> Configure System Restore> Configure .

3. Make sure that System Protection is enabled .