How to Restore My Computer Settings to an Earlier Time

Computer setting changes can occasionally render a system unstable or unbootable, necessitating a reversal in order to return the system to its original sterling form. This can be accomplished using the built-in "system restore" feature within your operating system. This is a program that remembers your computer's settings from an earlier time, allowing you to return to those settings to troubleshoot computer problems.

Step 1

Click "Start," open "All Programs," open "Accessories," click on "System Tools" and open the "System Restore" program.

Step 2

Click on the "Restore my computer" option.

Step 3

Select the date to which your computer's settings should be restored.

Step 4

Press "Next" to commence the restoration.

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