System Restore in Windows® Vista Operating System
What are the needs to create restore points in a Windows Vista based system?
Every system is prone to virus attacks, power interruptions etc. So, there is chance of data corruption or system failure. You can overcome this problem easily by creating restore points. Windows Vista Operating System supports this function. Restore points restore your computer to a previous point of time when it was working smoothly. By setting these restore points, you can easily bring back your computer to working stage. You can access your Windows Vista Operating System then. All data in your system can easily recover. The creation of restore points in Windows Vista do not affect your personal files. It means that your system will crash if you install some harmful or incompatible programs. Usually uninstalling helps to solve this problem. If uninstalling also fails, you can create restore points and access data easily.
Needs for creating System restore point in Windows Vista and their features are given below:
- Helps to recover data
- Undo changes
- Fixes boot problems
Helps to recover data
The most important feature of Restore point is that it helps in recovering data in times of system crashing. If your data gets corrupted due to virus attacks, power failures or due to other reasons, you cannot access data. Then, the easy method to recover data is to create restore points. For creating restore points, first click 'Start' menu. Then, move to 'All programs'. Click it and go to 'Accessories'. Then, select 'System tools' and go to 'System restore'.
Windows Vista restore point helps you to undo changes. First, click 'Start' menu. You will get 'All programs'. Click it and move to 'Accessories'. Move to 'System tools' option. Clicking it will lead you to 'System Restore'. Then, click 'Next' button. Select 'Choose a different restore point' option. Click 'Next'. Choose the desired date and description for the restore point. Click 'Next' and this will open a window, click 'Next' again. Finally, confirm it by clicking 'Yes'.
If your Windows Vista fails to boot, the restore point helps you. For this purpose, select 'System Restore' from System Recovery. After a few seconds, a window will come up. It has options to set data and time and description of your restore point. After setting it, click 'Next'. On the screen that appears, click on the drive where you copy the Windows Vista Operating System. Then click 'Finish'. Your system will go back to previous settings.