How To Create a Schedule Windows System Restore Point on Windows 10

How to create a Schedule System Restore Point on Windows 10

The cumulative updates on Windows 10 have both positive and negative sides. The security patch and related updates are a basic requirement for the system but sometimes the Windows updates can cause the device lag. This is a common problem that everyone is facing after certain updates. But no need to panic there are different ways to save your Windows. Previously we covered the methods to permanently stop the Windows 10 update. This option was helpful to many users. But there’s one more way rather than permanently stopping the Windows update- creating a schedule system restore point. Using a system restore you can restore the system easily if your device is lagging or if there are any issues after the Windows update.

How to enable system restore point service?

To create a schedule system restore point first you must enable system restore point service. Follow the given instructions to enable system restore point,

  • Click on Windows (flag) icon and type ‘Create a restore point’. Select the option as shown.
  • Under ‘Protection Settings’ if the device system has ‘Protection’ set to ‘off’ the click on the ‘Configure’ button.

system restore point windows 10

  • Select ‘Turn on system protection’. Click Apply then OK.
  • Now the system restore point on your device is turned on.

How to create a Schedule System Restore Point on Windows 10?

When you successfully enable the system restore point on your device, now you can create a schedule system restore point. Follow the instructions given below to do so,

  • Click on Windows (flag) icon and type ‘Task Scheduler’. Select the option and run as an administrator as shown.
  • On the Task Scheduler. You can see the ‘Create Task’ option on the right side as shown. Tap on it.

windows 10 task scheduler

  • Create Task Windows will appear. Name the task as you want under the General tab. Select the following options as shown.
schedule task windows 10
General tab
  • Move to the Triggers tab. Click on the ‘New’ button. Here select the start date of the restore point (Begin the task) and other date settings as well (Occurrence, Recur date).
create task triggers
Triggers tab
  • Afterward, head to ‘Action tab’ where you have to click on the New button. Use ‘Actions’ drop-down menu, select ‘Start a program option.
  • In the ‘Program /script’, type the following command- Powershell.exe.
  • Add the following argument under ‘Add arguments (optional)’.

-ExecutionPolicy Bypass -Command "Checkpoint-Computer -Description \"My Restore Point Startup\" -RestorePointType \"MODIFY_SETTINGS\"".

create task action
Action tab
  • Tap on the OK button.
  • Now move towards ‘Conditions tab’. Under this tab, you have to uncheck ‘Start the task only if the computer is on AC power”. This makes sure that the task runs even when you are running on battery, like laptops.’
create task conditions
Condition tab
  • Click on the Ok button.
  • Now you will be asked to enter the administrator password. Enter the password and hit Ok.

That’s it you’re done. At some point, if you like to cancel this task scheduler you can simply delete it as Task Scheduler Library> Task> Delete.


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