This article gives an overview of System Restore.
System Restore is a Microsoft® Windows® tool designed to protect and repair the computer software. System Restore takes a "snapshot" of some system files and the Windows registry and saves them as Restore Points. When an install failure or data corruption occurs, System Restore can return a system to working condition without reinstalling the operating system. It repairs the Windows environment by reverting back to the files and settings that were saved in the restore point.
The utility creates restore points once a day by default. It continually monitors system activity and creates a restore point when particular activities occur. Types of activities that trigger automatic creation of restore points include:
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Last Date Modified: 04/04/2016 08:37 AM