One of the very useful Windows 7 Support feature is its System Restore facility. It enables you to restore your computer settings to that of an earlier time when everything was working smooth. You can rely on this feature whenever you run into a trouble working with your present settings. There are several ways to troubleshoot the issues that you may encounter with the System Restore feature. So, this article can assist you in successfully restoring your computer settings.
Troubleshooting System Restore Problems
The following are the instructions that you need to follow to ensure that you restore your settings without trouble.
- To first begin with, Windows 7 Support and team suggests that you get on Windows “Start” menu then type “system restore” into the search box provided there. Then click on the “System Restore” found on the list of options displayed following which you will need to select the “Restore point”. Follow the next instructions and wait for your system to restart automatically after the System restore is complete. If you face any problem restoring your system, continue on to the next steps.
- In case if you don’t have System Restore enabled on your computer, you won’t be able to configure restore points manually and save restore points. For this, you will have to click an available drive and click “Configure” which you can find under the “Restore Settings”. Now, push the radio button next to “Restore system settings and previous version of files”. Click “Apply” and “OK” to ensure that the System Restore feature is enabled on your computer.
- Next up, press the “Start” button and select “My Computer”. Now, right-click the drive you want to restore. After that, click on the “Properties”. Under the “General”you can find the amount of space available on your disk. You will have to delete the unnecessary files and programs just in case the space in your disk is too low. Your computer will stop automatically saving restore points if there is no enough free space on your hard drive.
- To ensure that your System Restore feature continues to function properly, you will have to install any available updates. For this, you need to click on the “Start” button and select “All Programs”. After that, click on “Windows Update” following which select “Check for updates” which you can find on the left-hand pane of the window. After you install any available updates, you will have to restart your computer.
Now try running System Restore again in making sure that the problem has been resolved.