Restore Your System/Computer Using A User Created System Restore Point
March 26, 2007 5 Comments
Restoring your computer using the System Restore Point made by you is made simple with Windows Vista. If you would like to learn how to create a System Restore point in Windows Vista then please read "Create a System Restore Point". You may need to restore your computer using Windows Vista System Reatore because an install of software or drivers didn’t go as planned, you made some registry edits and the registry edits are causing you problems. There could be numerous reasons as to why you would want to restore your computer using Windows Vista System Restore. You can use Windows Vista System Restore from the Windows Vista Bootable DVD to recover from startup problems that are stopping Windows Vista from starting, more details "Restore your Computer using the Windows Vista Bootable DVD to use System Restore".
Restoring Your Computer Using The System Restore Point You Created
- Click on the Start Orb (commonly known as the Start button).
- Type System Restore in the Start Search field on the Start Menu. Refer to Step 1 on the Image below.
- The Programs in the Start Menu in the left pane will populate. "System Restore" should appear. Click on System to launch the System Restore utility. Refer to Step 2 on the Image below.
- A UAC Prompt should appear to allow access to the elevated System Restore utility. Click on Continue to allow the elevated System Restore utility to open. Refer to the Image below.
- When the System Restore utility opens, then choose Choose a different restore point. Click Next to continue. Refer to Image below.
- Now click on the System Restore point that you created. All System Restore points created by users will be shown in the Description field as Manual: and then the name you gave the System Restore Point you have created. Click Next to continue. Refer to Image below.
- Click Next to confirm the System Restore Point you wish to use to restore your Computer prior to the System Restore point. Refer to Image below.
- Another confirmation window will appear to make sure you want to restore your computer to the time you created the System Restore Point. Click Next to continue. Your computer will automatically reboot after you have clicked Next. Refer to Image below.
- If you see the following Image below then you have successfully restored your system/computer with the System Restore you created using the System Restore utility.
- Create a System Restore Point
- Restore your Computer using the Windows Vista Bootable DVD to use System Restore
Edited: May 2, 2012