How to enable or disable System Restore

Windows XP periodically records a snapshot of your computer.These snapshots are called restore points.

System Restore is a component of Microsoft’s Windows Me, Windows XP and Windows Vista operating systems which periodically records a snapshot of your computer. These snapshots are called restore points. System Restore rolling back of system files, registry keys, installed programs to a previous state in the event of malfunctioning or failure.

Here is how to enable or disable your System Restore

Click on Start > Settings > Control Panel > Click on System. This will open the system properties > make sure “Turn off System Restore” is not checked.

  • Turn off System Restore(Checked) – your System Restore is disabled. System Restore won’t track any changed in computer.
  • Turn off System Restore(unchecked) – your System Restore is enabled

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