Windows® 98 Restore
Usability and benefits of Windows® XP system restore
Windows® XP is an excellent operating system and helps in improving the overall performance of your system. It has an excellent functionality and effectiveness. It is one of the most widely used and accepted operating systems. Windows® XP has a number of features and options. Here we will be talking about how to perform a system restore on Windows® XP-based system in case you want to rollback the changes to your files and settings and bring it back to its previous condition.
To have a better understanding of Windows® XP system restore please read the following points:
- What is Windows® XP system restore?
- Using system restore tool
- Restore wizard
What is Windows® XP system restore?
One of the most common problems that people might face while working with computers is a hard disk crash. Another problem can be a virus threat. These problems can lead to system crashing, failure, freezing or hang-up. In these cases, it is very important to take your system back to its normal working condition. The system restore or recovery option in Windows® XP is excellent for fixing such problems.
Using system restore tool
All you need for using Windows® XP system restore feature is a start-up disk for Windows® XP, Windows® XP CD and a tape for backup. At first, the computer needs to be booted with the start-up disk. The computer should be started with the CD-ROM support option. This will boot the machine and will load automatically. Windows® XP system restore is easy-to-use and is highly effective and efficient in restoring the system to its default state. Its basic function is to take snapshots of your computer and save them as restore points. Restore points are created whenever new drivers, automatic updates, etc. are installed. So, if there is any problem on the system, then you should not worry about data loss as the system restore feature of Windows® XP can easily restore the system to its previous workable condition.
When the first screen of the restore wizard opens, you should choose the option of ‘Manually installing your tape backup drivers’ and should choose your backup disk from a dropdown menu. After you click ‘Next’, you will need to choose the suitable backup option. Then, you will be asked to choose the files that you want to backup. The process is quite simple and easy. This option is really useful and can prove to be very helpful in cases of hard disk crashing.