System Restore Option in Window® XP
What is system restore? What is the significance of system restore option in PC with Windows XP?
The main purpose of system restore is to have a backup of all basic information regarding the system configuration. It is designed in such a way that it can automatically store all the restore points whenever there is any significant change in the system performance. It also facilitates the user to create restore points as per their choice and you can even name the restore points. This system restore periodically monitors the system and creates a restore point before any major changes occur. This system restore option is present in ‘System tools’ option of accessories. Accessories option is present in 'All programs' option of 'Start' menu. After opening the system restore, you can either restore the system to an earlier data or else you can create a new restore point.
Following are the information on system restore option in Windows XP:
- Uses of System restore
- Need to start System restore in safe mode
- Things to keep in mind
Uses of System restore
It is necessary that you enable System restore point in your system so that your computer can be restored in case of problem with the system. When you work on system registry files or when you use system cleaner programs sometimes important files may get deleted which may cause problems in the system. So, it necessary to use system restore.
Need to start System restore in safe mode
By using system restore in safe mode, it can enable Windows to start working even if it does not start normally. There can be many reasons due to which Windows couldn’t start normally. Installation of new device driver that Windows XP does not support can be a reason. Presence of corrupt files also stops Windows from starting normally so using system restore in the safe mode can overcome this.
After you use system restore, if you enter system restore again, the last restoration may be aborted. If you disable system restore, then you will loose all your previously saved restore points. So its better not to disable system restore,else while disabling system restore you must be sure about the existing restore points. Another important point is that if you need to use system restore, you must log in as an administrator.
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