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Recover Unbootable Windows 10 or 8 with Restore Point

September 7th, 2016 by Admin

What to do if your Windows computer has become corrupt, unusable or unstable? Most of the time, it’s very difficult to find out the exact cause of the problem and we’re suggested to roll back all recent changes to the operating system. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to recover unbootable Windows 10 or 8 system with your previously-created restore point.

How to Recover Unbootable Windows 10 or 8 with Restore Point?

When your computer is crashed, unbootable or it’s not working as you expected, you can use System Restore to restore your computer to the latest restore point. Follow these steps:

  1. Boot your computer with Windows 10/8 installation DVD. If you don’t have a install disc, you can use a working PC to download the ISO file from Microsoft and create a bootable USB drive for Windows Setup.
  2. Once booted to the Windows Setup screen, you’re prompted to select language and keyboard layout. Click Next.


  3. Click Repair your computer at the bottom.


  4. Select Troubleshoot from Choose an option screen.


  5. Click Advanced options.


  6. Click System Restore.


  7. Click on the operating system you’re going to perform a system restore on.


  8. When the System Restore wizard opens, click Next.


  9. You’ll be presented with a list of previously created restore points. Select the restore point you want to restore to and click Next.


  10. Confirm the restore point and click Finish.


  11. A dialog box will pop up to ensure you really want to perform a system restore. It can’t be undone. If you’re sure, click Yes. This starts your system restore.


  12. Your PC will restart and begin the system restore process. This may take a few minutes to revert back to the selected restore point.


  13. After successful restoration, you’ll have a message saying system restore completed successfully.


    Click on Restart and your computer should boot successfully into Windows. You’ll still have all of your documents, but might be missing a couple of programs that you’ll just need to reinstall again.

How to Create System Restore Point in Windows 10 / 8 / 7

September 7th, 2016 by Admin

System Restore has been around since Windows 7. It’s very useful feature of Windows that helps you to restore your computer to previous working condition. If your computer gets messed up, corrupted or becomes unbootable, you can revert the operating system back to the recent restore point created. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to enable system restore and create a system restore point in Windows 10, 8 and 7.

How to Create System Restore Point in Windows 10 / 8 / 7?

  1. Right-click on This PC (or My Computer) icon on your desktop and then select Properties from the context menu. For Windows 10, you might need to configure Windows 10 to display This PC icon on the desktop.


  2. Click the Advanced system settings link on the left side of the screen.


  3. Click System Protection tab. Make sure Protection is turned on for your system drive (most of the time it’s C:\ drive).


    If protection is turned off, select the system drive and click Configure, next select Turn on system protection option in the resulting dialog.


  4. To create a restore point manually, click on the Create button.


  5. Enter a name or description for your new restore point, and then click Create button again.


  6. Restore point creation are fast, it shouldn’t take longer than a few minutes.


    Once the restore point is created, you will see the “Restore point was created successfully” message.

The above process is very simple to create a restore point in Windows 10, 8 and 7. Afterwards, you can use System Restore to restore Windows to your created restore point when your computer becomes damaged in future.