How to fix the error: restore point is not working in Windows 10

We recommend troubleshooting Windows problems using System Restore. A very useful feature. But users have complained that this method does not always work in Windows 10, and today we will fix it. If you are unable to complete the restore point creation process, try any of the solutions below.

Check if System Restore is enabled

Follow these steps:

  • Press the Wind + R keys and enter gpedit.msc.
  • Go to Computer Configuration> Administrative Templates> System> Recovery.
  • Check the configuration status. Double click all options and set to not configured.
  • Apply and save your changes.

Try to create a new point manually

To do this, follow these steps:

  • Use the Windows Key + S and enter the Create Point command.
  • The System Properties window opens. Select “create” and enter a name.
  • Check if a new point has been created.

Disable your antivirus software

Your antivirus software sometimes gets in the way of fixing the problem, so it’s advised to disable your antivirus before attempting to create or restore a point.

Run from Safe Mode

To access it, do the following:

  • Open the start menu and press power.
  • Hold Shift on your keyboard and hit restart.
  • Troubleshoot> Advanced Options> Startup Options and click Restart.
  • When the computer restarts, press F5 and select “Safe Mode Using Networking.”
  • Try to rollback.

Check your hard drive for errors

Sometimes it doesn’t work due to corrupted files and folders on your drive and a hard drive check will be required to fix it.

  • “Windows + X” and look for “command line” (administrator) in the menu.
  • A command prompt window will open. Type “chkdsk C: / f / x / r” and press Enter.
  • The process takes time. You will have to restart your computer to complete the verification process.

Run sfc check

If your Windows 10 is damaged, then the system rollback function does not work correctly. Will fix this by running an sfc scan.

  • Windows + X and select Command Prompt.
  • A window will pop up, type “sfc / scannow” and then Enter.
  • Follow the instructions and wait until the process is complete.

Check if the services are working properly

The rollback is service specific. To check them:

  • Windows + S and enter services.msc. Further “ok”.
  • A Services window will open, find: Shadow Copy, Task Scheduler, Microsoft Software Shadow Copy Provider Service, and Repair Service.
  • Double click each. Make sure the Startup Type is set to Automatic and the Service status is set to Startup.
  • “OK” and save your changes.
  • Reboot your PC.

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