Restore your Computer using the Windows Vista Bootable DVD to use System Restore

Windows Vista DVD has System Recovery Options when you boot from the Windows Vista DVD. System Restore is included in the Windows Vista System Recovery Options. Windows Vista System Restore can be a very useful tool when your computer is not starting correctly and you need to restore your computer using a System Restore point. To learn how to create a System Restore point, read "Create a System Restore Point". For restoring your computer with a system restore point within Windows Vista, read "Restore Your System/Computer Using A User Created System Restore Point".

Restoring Your Computer Using the Windows Vista Bootable DVD to use System Restore

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  1. Insert the Windows Vista DVD into DVD drive.
  2. Boot the computer using the Windows Vista DVD.
  3. Press any key on your keyboard when you see Press any key to boot from CD or DVD…. Refer to Image below.

     

  4. Select your Regional settings then click Next. Refer to Image below.

     

  5. On the Install Now screen, click Repair your computer to access the System Recovery Options from the Windows Vista DVD. Refer to Image below.

     

  6. Choose the Operating System you wish to restore your computer using Windows Vista System Restore. You may need to load drivers for your hard disk if the OS is not detected and presented in the list of operating systems. Once an OS is selected then click Next to continue to the Windows Vista System Recovery Options on the Windows Vista DVD. Refer to Image below.

     

  7. Click System Restore to launch the Windows Vista System Restore utility. Refer to Image below.

     

  8. Click Next to choose the restore point to restore your computer to a time when your computer was working correctly. Refer to Image below.

     

  9. Select a Restore Point from the restore point list then click Next to continue with System Restore. Refer to Image below.

     

  10. Select and confirm the disks you want System Restore to restore your computer with the chosen system restore point then click Next to continue. Refer to Image below.
     

  11. Click Finish to start the System Restore process. Refer to Image below.
     

  12. Click Yes to confirm and start the System Restore process. Refer to Image below.
     

  13. Click Restart to complete the System Restore process. Remove any CD or DVD in your CD/DVD drive to start Windows Vista normally. Refer to Image below.
     

  14. If System Restore was successful in restoring your computer to a previous state then you should see the following window when you log into Windows Vista after performing a System Restore with the Windows Vista Bootable DVD. Refer to Image below.
     

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Edited: May 3, 2012

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