System Restore Point is a roll back feature provided in Microsoft Windows which allows you to roll back your PC settings to back date in case your system runs into a problem. System Restore Point can be created manually using the default procedure provided by Windows.

Another way to Create System Restore Point on your Windows 10 PC is using a simple script.  If you use this method then there is no need to memorize the procedure to create System Restore Point. You can create it just by double clicking on the shortcut.

Steps to create System Restore Point

Right click on the desktop of your Computer. Select New and click Shortcut.

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Create Shortcut Pop up window will appear. Type the following command and then click on Next.

cmd.exe /k “wmic.exe /Namespace:\\root\default Path SystemRestore Call CreateRestorePoint “Restore Point”, 100, 7″  

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Next pop up window appears on the screen. Type the name for the shortcut of Restore Point and click on Finish button. A shortcut of Restore Point is created on the desktop of your system.



If you want to change the icon of the shortcut then right click on the shortcut and navigate Properties option. After that click on Change Icon button.

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One the next pop up window, type C:\Windows\System32\imageres.dll in the field and hit Enter key. Select the icon and click OK.  On the another pop up window click on Advanced, select the toggle option Run as administrator and then click OK, Apply and OK (Complete the task).


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You can check the changed icon on the desktop.


To check whether a System Restore point can be created or not, double click on the shortcut. If the Command Prompt displayed on your system is identical to the given screen shot that means everything is running properly.


Now whenever you make changes in your system then create a new System Restore Point by double clicking on the shortcut. This will help you to roll back your system whenever required.



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