How to enable System Restore on Windows 10

Last Updated on April 17, 2021 by admin

With Windows 10, Microsoft tends to have System Restore disabled by default on at least some PCs. System Restore has only been around since Windows ME and provides backups of system files that you can restore in case of problems. Windows 10 also includes System Restore. If you feel more comfortable with System Restore as a safety net, you can re-enable it. Windows 10 also offers other System Restore tools that help reduce the need for System Restore. In this article, we will guide you through the entire procedure to enable System Restore in Windows 10.

Enable System Restore on Windows 10

To enable System Restore on Windows 10, follow this procedure step by step.

Click on the Search button. Type Restore in the search bar and select the Create restore point option, as the following image shows.

Create Restore Point

Once you click on the Create Restore Point option, the following dialog box will appear.

System Protection

Under the System Protection tab, click the Configure button as highlighted in the figure above. When you click the Configure button, the following dialog box appears.

Turn on System protection

Select the Turn on system protection button and choose how much space you want to reserve for restore points. Then click the OK button as highlighted in the image above.


If you follow this procedure, you can enable System Restore on Windows 10.

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