In Windows, how can I restore my computer to a previous configuration?
You can use a feature called System Restore to restore your Windows computer to a previous working configuration. To use System Restore, follow the appropriate steps for your operating system.
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Note: For help navigating, see Getting around in Windows.
Windows 8.x and 7
- In Windows 8.x, press
Win-c; from the menu, choose , and then . Enter
rstruiand select the matching result.
In Windows 7, in themenu search field, enter
rstrui.exeand select the matching result.
- In the resulting
Note: If you need to select a restore point that isn't listed, click. menu, click . Choose
a restore point that was created before your current configuration
- Click , and then .
- In the
menu search field, enter
, and then click
- Choose a restore point that was created before your current configuration stopped working. Click , and then .
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Last modified on 2014-06-24.
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