A restore point contains the information about a particular system state. So in case if anything goes wrong with your computer you can always perform a system restore to get back to a working system state.
Whenever you install applications on your computer, A restore point is automatically created. But some applications do not create a restore point on their own. So it is always better to manually create a restore point.
How to create a System Restore Point?
- Open Start Menu
- Go to Programs > Accessories > System Tools
- Click on System Restore
A wizard will begin. You will be given two options.
- Restore your computer to an earlier time
- Create a restore point
Click on Create a restore point. A screen will appear which will ask you to enter a description for your restore point. Enter a proper description like date and time, It will help you when you are about to perform a system restore.
Then after click Next. And it will take a while to create a restore point. Once its done you will get a screen as show below.