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How to create a System Restore Point Shortcut in Windows 10

 Windows 10 has many recovery features which can help you to fix most of the problems. One of these features includes System Restore Point, which allows you to restore your PC system to a previous point if something goes wrong due to a recently installed update, driver, or application.

Usually the operating system will create a new restore point before changes are made to your computer. Now, we will guide you to create a desktop shortcut with a special script, which will make it easy for you to create a new restore point with just a double-click.

How to Check if System Restore Point Has Been Enabled on Your PC

1. Do a search in the start menu, type “Create a restore point”, and press Enter.

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2. In System Protection, under “Protections Settings”, make sure the settings are ON or OFF. If Protections Settings is On, then you can go directly to the "How to create a System Restore Point Shortcut Script".


3. If Protections Settings is Off, select your PC's system drive, and click the “Configure” button.

4. Select the “Turn on system protection” option. Then click “apply” and click “OK”.


How to make a System Restore Point Shortcut Script

1. Right-click on the desktop, select “New”, then select “Shortcut”.

2. In the available Shortcut Column, type this command:

cmd.exe /k “wmic.exe /Namespace:\\root\default Path SystemRestore Call CreateRestorePoint “My Shortcut Restore Point”, 100, 7"

Then click "Next".


3. Enter a description name for the shortcut, and click Finish.


4. Right-click on the new shortcut, then select “Properties”.

5. Click “Change Icon” if you want to change the icon you want.


6. In the column provided type this path: C:\Windows\System32\imageres.dll and click Enter.


7. Select the icon you want and click OK.

8. Click the “Advanced” button.

9. Check “Run as administrator”. Click "OK" then click "Apply".


10. Click “OK” when everything is done.

11. Try double-clicking the desktop shortcut to test whether the system restore point was created successfully. If you see a Command Prompt with identical output like the image below, then everything is working properly.


Now if you want to install a new application, driver, or you plan to change anything on your PC, all you have to do is double-click this shortcut to create a new restore point, no need to bother going through a number of other steps.

Hopefully, this article about create a System Restore Point Shortcut in Windows 10, gives you a little insight. Also, read an article about Create Keyboard Shortcuts in Windows 10 that you may need to know. Thank you.

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