For Windows 10, Microsoft tends to have System Restore disabled by default at least on some PCs. System Restore has only been around since Windows ME, providing backups of system files that you can restore when there is an issue. Windows 10 also includes system restore so if you feel more comfortable with system restore as a safety net, you can re-enable it. Windows 10 also provides other tools for system recovery, helping to reduce the need for system recovery. In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to enable system restore on Windows 10.

Enable system restore on Windows 10

To enable system restore on Windows 10, follow this procedure step by step.

Click the Search button. Type Restore in the search bar and choose to Create a restore point option as the following image is showing.

As soon as you click the Create a restore point, the following dialogue box will appear.

Under the System Protection tab, click the Configure button as highlighted in the above image. As you click the Configure button, the following dialogue box will appear.

Choose the Turn on system protection radio button and select how much disk space you would like to reserve for restore points. Then click the OK button as highlighted in the above image.

Conclusion

By following this procedure, you will be able to enable system restore on Windows 10.

How to enable system restore on Windows 10
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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. You can reach Karim on LinkedIn

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