Thursday, February 13, 2014

PowerShell: Create a manual System Restore point


1.  Ensure that System Restore is turned on. Control Panel > System > System Protection.
2.  Run PowerShell as Administrator
3. Type Checkpoint-Computer -Description then Enter
4.  You will see the progress of the restore
5.  Once complete you will be able to view your System Restore Points. Control Panel > System > System Protection > System Restore button > Check "Choose a different restore point" and click Next.

Note:  If you get an error message "Access Denied" when running the command, ensure that you are running PowerShell window as Administrator.

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