Learn how to use Windows 10's System Restore feature to diagnose and resolve difficult computer problems. Learn how to create a System Restore point and how to use this restore point for recovery. Configure System Restore to create points automatically and on a schedule and explore System Restore configuration options.
- [Voiceover] System Restore is a feature of Windows…that automatically collects restore points.…These are snapshots of the operating system…and its various components including the registry.…If there ever comes a time…when the computer begins to perform poorly,…you can use these restore points to recover the system…to a time that it was stable.…To get started, open System Restore.…After a search, the best option…is to click Create a restore point.…Note that System Restore only restores…the operating system and the registry.…
It does not affect your files, your pictures, music, videos…or any other personal data or even e-mail.…Notice here that there are several drives showing…and note that C: is usually the drive we're concerned with.…Although other drives can certainly exist…and may contain data.…If you ever feel like you're about to do something risky,…such as installing a new piece of software,…You can create a restore point manually.…For the most part though, Windows takes care of this.…For the sake of demonstration, let's click Create…
Expert author Joli Ballew then explores important backup and recovery options, including how to configure and use System Restore. She shows how to remove all the unnecessary and unwanted software and then add your desired software and apps.
The course wraps up with some advanced tasks, including setting program defaults, configuring virtual desktops, adding users, and configuring family safety and security settings.
- Registering a new PC
- Connecting to networks
- Installing updates
- Setting up backups
- Creating a recovery drive
- Installing software
- Setting program defaults
- Adding users
- Configuring Family Safety
- Accessing media