How to Create a Restore Point automatically during the Windows 10 Startup

System Restore is a built-in software in Windows 10 which enables you to restore settings from a restore point. This is a handy feature for the users to revert changes to an earlier state. Restore Point is a point where settings are saved from time to time. You can create a custom restore point or use one that is made by your computer.

You can have a restore point made automatically every time Windows start, for this follow the steps:

Create restore Point Automatically when the Windows Start

  1. Click on the “Start” button and search “Task Scheduler”, open it.
    Task Scheduler
  2. Right Click on the “Task Scheduler Library” folder and select “Create Task”.
    Task Schedular Library
  3. Startup System Restore Properties open with “General” tab, type the name you want for the task in the name field.
  4. Under “Security options”, select “Run whether the user is logged on or not”
  5. Check “Run with highest privileges”
    Run highest previleges
  6. Next, go to the “Triggers” tab and click on “New button”
    Task Triggers
  7. From the “Begin the task” drop-down menu select “At startup” and click “OK”.
    Create New Trigger
  8. Next, go to the “Actions” tab and click on “New…”
    Add new Action
  9. From Action drop-down menu, select “Start a program”
  10. In the “Program/script” field, type the powershell.exe command and in the “Argument (optional)” field type (-ExecutionPolicy Bypass -Command “Checkpoint-Computer -Description \”My Restore Point Startup\” -RestorePointType \”MODIFY_SETTINGS\””) command and click “OK”
    Create New Action
  11. Now go to the next “Conditions” tab and uncheck “Start the task only if the computer is on AC power” and click “OK”
    Task Conditions
  12. Next step is to specify the password for your account and click “OK”

By following the steps you’ll have a new system restore point made every time your computer is started. You can deactivate this by right-clicking the task inside the “Task Scheduler Library” folder and selecting the Delete option.


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