As we all know that Prevention is sometimes better than cure , So creating the System Restore is better prevention.The old analogy of prevention is sometimes better than cure certainly holds true when dealing with a lot of Windows 10 problems. So far we have shown Reseting of Windows 10 . However sometimes the inevitable can happen – an update is installed that makes your computer sluggish. In this tutorial we are going to showcase how to create a system restore point, so that in the event of the above happening you can go back to a previous working state. Alongside this we will also take a quick look at how to run a scan disk on your hard drive to automatically fix problems.
STEPS TO BE TAKEN
1: Accessing the system restore
From the Cortana search bar type in ‘System restore’. Now select the top result, which should be ‘Create a restore point’. This will open System Properties. Select a drive that you want to protect.
2: Configure your hard drive
Now click Configure and toggle the protection to on and then use the slider beneath to adjust how much of your hard drive space should be allocated to the system restore partition. Usually 1%.
3: Create a manual restore point
Next click OK and then select Create.Type in a name for the restore point – ‘Restore’ or any name you want (date and time will be automatically added).Click Create and the system will then start to store your computers state to the hard drive.
4: Restoring system state
Once this has finished click on Close. Now if you want to restore your computer’s state head back to the System Properties and choose System Restore. Select your previous restore point and click Next.
5: Scan and fix your hard drive (Optional)
Head to File Explorer via the taskbar (or via the Start Menu) and from here scroll down to This PC. Now click this header and then select the offending hard drive. Now right-click it and choose Properties.From the properties window click on the Tools tab and then select Check under Error checking. If prompted choose Scan drive, the system will now check for any issues and repair them.
6:Optimise the Drive (Optional)
You can also optimise your hard drive if you want from the option shown in the properties window.Simply just Click Optimise button & Choose the drive , Click Opitmise.This will Optimise (defrag) your drive.
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