Did you know that Windows 10 does not have system restore configured by default? System Restore comes handy when a patch crashed your system or updated drivers and software that caused unwanted reactions of the computer.
1. Find and Open System Restore
At the search box in Windows 10 search for system restore and select Create a restore point from the list. When the System Properties dialog box opens up, click the System Protection tab. Make sure (C:)(System) is high lighted then and then click the [Configure] button.
2. Enabling System Restore
Click on the radio button Turn on system protection. Afterwards use the Max Usage slider to determine how much of your hard drive to use to store. Restore Points — 5% to 10% is usually sufficient then click [OK].
3. Restoring your PC – Within Windows 10
Now you are safe to make any windows updates or if some software that may crash the computer you can restore from the crash. Within Windows 10 whenever you want to return to a Restore Point, open the System Properties dialog box again (see Step 1), click the System Protection tab and then click the [System Restore]… button. Follow the on-screen instructions and select the desired Restore Point when prompted. When you’re happy to proceed, click Next.
3. Restoring your PC – Within Windows 10 Boot up Advanced Options
Windows 10 restarts and asks you to select an option. Choose Troubleshoot. On the Troubleshoot screen, go to Advanced options. On the Advanced options screen click on System Restore. Go through the wizard follow the on-screen instructions and select the desired Restore Point when prompted. When you’re happy to proceed, click Next.