The Windows System Restore utility is one of the most valuable recovery tools available to a Windows user.
Many of the more serious problems in Windows are caused by device driver issues, missing or corrupt DLL files, and problems with the Windows Registry - all parts of Windows that a System Restore can help with.
The System Restore tool is one of the easiest to use recovery utilities available in Windows.
The System Restore tool in Windows works fairly similarly among Microsoft's operating systems but there are some important differences:
- How To Use System Restore in Windows 7
- How To Use System Restore in Windows Vista
- How To Use System Restore in Windows XP
Note: The Windows System Restore utility will not in any way affect your non-system files like documents, music, video, emails, etc. If you were hoping that Windows System Restore would in fact restore deleted non-system files, try a file recovery program instead.