Learn How to Make A System Restore Point in Windows 10

Posted by @AOMEI

February 6, 2015

Making a complete system restore point is the best way to protect yourself from Windows 10 crashes. Read this article and learn how to make a Windows 10 system restore point.

Since the latest release of Windows 10, an increasing number of PC users have installed or upgraded to this completely new operating system. However, it is precisely because of inadequate operating experience that data protection appears more important in Windows 10. Luckily, this problem can be easily resolved.

By using Windows 10 System Protection

Windows 10 offers a solution to accomplish creating a system restore point under System Protection. In this way you don’t need to spend time in searching for other useful tools.

Win 10 System Protection

Concrete steps:

  • Right-click My Computer and select Properties, a pop-up window appears.
  • Click System Protection and another pop-up window will open.
  • You can find a Create button in this new window, press it.
  • Input a description to help recognize this restore point. Windows 10 will add the current time by itself. Then click Create.
  • The creation begins. When it is finished, another window will show The Restore point was created successfully. If your computer encounters a problem you can restore the computer to this restore point.

However, this solution is not recommended, because it requires a large disk space, and is time-consuming.

By using FREE AOMEI Backupper

Since making a system restore point in Windows 10 System Protection is not that good, here a better solution will be introduced. It is System Backup provided by a third-party software called AOMEI Backupper.

AOMEI Backupper Standard is a popular FREE backup and restore program designed for Windows home users to deal with various needs related to data protection. It has a clear interface and is so straightforward to users that even a newbie won’t feel any difficulty during the operation. This software can be applied to Windows XP/Vista/7/8/8.1 and the latest released Windows 10. See the interface below:

Backupper Interface

In solving the issue of "making a system restore point in Windows 10", AOMEI Backupper puts forward a pretty easy solution. Just choose System Backup under Backup tab, select a destination path, and start the backup. The whole operation won’t take long.

Tips: You can edit the task name for better distinguish. If you want a smaller image file, you can customize the compression level under Settings.

Destination Path

When all is finished, you can find this system restore point in the Home tab. Once something undesired happens, you can restore your Windows 10 to this point. Now download this FREE program for your Windows 10 protection.