There is no restore point feature in Windows Server 2016. You have to work with Windows Server Backup feature which can create backup including system state.

If you are working with a professional virtualization solution such as VMware, you can use the virtualization tool to easily create snapshots.

Restore point feature was removed from Windows Server 2008 onwards.


Are there Restore Points in Windows Server 2016?

Karim Buzdar

About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. He blogs at LinuxWays.

One thought on “Are there Restore Points in Windows Server 2016?

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    October 11, 2019 at 10:53 am

    Hi All
    I am new to Windows server 2016 standard and would just like to ask how to disable or move system restore, it shows that it is using 263Gig at the moment and i would really like to free up some of this space.

    If anyone can assist i would be most greatful.


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