How to Restore Your Windows 10 or 11 PC from a Restore Point


If you have been taking security precautions to protect your computer against sudden loss of files due to an accident. You must have learned about regularly creating restore points, which in-fact is a precursor to this post.

Accidents are inevitable, and it’s possible that you have made some mistakes that make your PC work inappropriately, or lead to loss of files. In that case, you don’t need to worry if you have been regularly creating a restore point. You can quickly restore your PC to a previously working state by using the Control panel restore setting. This post will walk you through this process.

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First, search for the Control panel using the search bar and open it. Then locate the Recovery option.


Next, select “Configure System restore”.


This will open the System Properties System Protection tab, select the System Restore…. button under “System Restore”.


The System Restore wizard will start. Click the Next button to continue.

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You will be presented with a list of available restore points. Select your preferred choice (ideally, this should be the most recent restore point). Then click the Next button to continue.


You will be asked to confirm the selections. Click the Finish button once you are satisfied. This will start the restore process.


That’s it. Your PC should return to its previous working state.

I hope you find this guide helpful. Kindly leave a comment if you have any questions.

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