Windows® XP Full System Restore
How to restore a computer with Windows® XP?
System Restore is a feature that comes with Windows® operating systems. This tool involves restoring important system files and registry entries to a restore point which was created at a time when the system was not known to have any issues. System Restore tool comes preloaded on Windows® XP. This will help the user get rid of errors caused due to malware infection, accidental deletion of system files, modification of system files etc. Windows® XP has a very user friendly interface so that even users with very little computer knowledge can use this tool to its full capabilities. That comes with Windows® XP lets users restore multiple partitions and create restore points as and when required.
The following points will give users more information regarding how to to use the System Restore feature in Windows® XP.
- Fix errors
- Eliminate need of OS reinstall
- Data kept in tact
System Restore helps in fixing critical errors that might occur in a computer with Windows® XP. As there is a very large number of system files present on the computer, finding the root cause of an issue would be difficult. By restoring the entire system to a problem free state, users need not worry about the hassle and difficulty involved in fixing errors.
Eliminate need of OS reinstall
Malware infection or accidental deletion of an important system file can cause many problems with the Windows® XP operating system. It helps totally eliminate the need of reinstall by replacing the missing/defective files with those which were created at the time of creation of restore point. This provides an additional advantage that users need not purchase and install the OS again which would be time as well as resource consuming.
Reinstall of the Windows® XP operating system would generally mean data loss. By eliminating the need of reinstall to fix critical issues, the Restore tool helps the user keep the data intact. This also includes user preferences and settings which the user had changed and modified according to their needs. All user preferences at the time of creation of the restore point would be saved.