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Use System Restore - Microsoft Support
Restoring won’t affect your personal files, but it will remove apps, drivers, and updates installed after the restore point was made. To go back to a restore point: Select the Start button, then type control panel in the search box next to the Start button on the taskbar and select Control Panel (Desktop app) from the results. Search Control Panel for Recovery, and select Recovery > Open System Restore > Next .
Create a system restore point - Microsoft Support
Create a system restore point. Windows 10. In the search box on the taskbar, type Create a restore point, and select it from the list of results. On the System Protection tab in System Properties, select Create. Type a description for the restore point, and then select Create > OK.
Recovery options in Windows - Microsoft Support
Select Recovery > Configure System Restore > Configure and see if the Turn on system protection option is selected. If the Turn on system protection option is not selected, system protection isn’t turned on and there aren't any restore points. In this scenario, you won't be able to recovery your PC using a system restore point and will need to use one of the other recovery options listed on this page.
Recover lost or deleted files - Microsoft Support
To restore a file or folder to a previous state. Right-click the file or folder, and then select Restore previous versions. You'll see a list of available previous versions of the file or folder. The list will include files saved on a backup (if you're using Windows Backup to back up your files) as well as restore points, if both types are available.
Give your PC a Fresh Start - Microsoft Support
To reset your PC, go to Start > Settings > System > Recovery . Next to Reset this PC , select Reset PC. Then, select Keep my files, choose cloud or local, change your settings, and set Restore preinstalled apps? to No. Open Recovery settings
Restore or reset Surface for Windows - Microsoft Support
Select Start > Settings > System > Recovery. Open Recovery. Next to Reset this PC, select Reset PC and choose an option: Keep my files —Reinstalls Windows 11 but keeps your personal files and any apps that came with your PC. This option removes changes you made to settings, as well as apps and drivers you installed.
Create a recovery drive - Microsoft Support
To create a recovery drive in Windows 11: In the search box on the taskbar, search for Create a recovery drive and then select it. You might be asked to enter an admin password or confirm your choice. When the tool opens, make sure Back up system files to the recovery drive is selected and then select Next.
Create a USB recovery drive - Microsoft Support
Enter recovery drive in the search box, and then select Create a recovery drive. After the recovery drive tool opens, make sure the Copy the recovery partition from the PC to the recovery drive check box is selected, and then select Next. Note: The check box is greyed out when your PC doesn’t have a recovery partition.
Create a system repair disc - Microsoft Support
System recovery options can help you repair Windows if a serious error occurs. To use system recovery options, you'll need a Windows installation disc or access to the recovery options provided by your computer manufacturer. If you don't have either of those choices, you can create a system repair disc to access system recovery options.