System Restore in Windows® ME
Do you know about the benefits of using System Restore function in Windows® ME operating system?
There can be many reasons behind system glitches. It can be related to software conflicts caused after the installation of new software program, changes to the system registry due to virus infections resulting in constant run time application errors, etc. Whatsoever be the case, you can revert to a last known safe system performance point using a utility called System Restore. Windows® ME also incorporates System Restore tool whose primary objective is to take a backup of registry and system files automatically whenever a new installation of software takes place.
Let us discuss in more detail about System Restore tool in Windows® ME operating system.
- What are the benefits?
- How to initialize System Restore in Windows® ME
What are the benefits?
With this application in Windows® ME, you can restore your system to a last known safe point without formatting it. This is beneficial as your files, including photos, songs, mails and other data files are kept intact during the procedure. It can be used when there is a need to alter scripts, batch files and executable files that may exist in the system and causing various issues.
How to initialize the System Restore in Windows® ME
Click on ‘Start’ and navigate to ‘Programs’ and then ‘Accessories’. Then place you cursor on ‘System Tools’ and click on ‘System Restore’. In the popup window that appears, you can either decide to choose recommended restore or follow the wizard to revert the system or click choose a different restore point. By choosing the former, a popup window with a list of restore points will come up on the monitor for you to choose from. From the listed options, choose the point to which the system should be reverted back. Click next on the wizard screen and choose the drive on which Windows® ME is installed. Click ‘Finish’ to allow Windows® ME to restore to a previous point.
You need to install backup utility software to enable you to make backup of all files in the system that can be used to restore deleted files when it becomes a necessity during the System Restore.