If your computer has become unstable, performing a System Restore in Safe Mode should help you get back the computer to its normal working condition.
Use System Restore in Safe Mode
The System Restore feature in Windows 10 allows you to create a backup of System Files, installed applications, Windows Registry and System Settings on the computer.
This time stamped backup of System Files, Programs and Settings is known as a System Restore Point.
In case of a problem, the System Restore tool allows you to revert back the computer to the System Restore Point, undoing recent changes that caused the problem on your computer.
However, if the computer is going through problems, you may find it necessary to first boot your computer in Safe Mode and perform System Restore in Safe Mode.
System Restore Windows 10 Computer in Safe Mode
Safe Mode is a diagnostic mode in Windows 1o that starts the computer with only the most essential set of services and drivers.
This helps you narrow down the problem and take required measures to fix the problem on your computer.
If you are able to login to your computer, you can enter Safe Mode using Settings, Restart Menu or by using System Configuration.
If you are unable to login to the computer, you can enter Safe Mode using a bootable USB Drive.
Depending on your situation, enter Safe Mode using different methods as provided in this guide and follow the steps below Perform System Restore in Safe Mode.
1. Open the File Explore on your computer.
2. On File Explorer screen, right-click on This PC and click on Properties.
3. On System properties screen, click on System Protection link located in the left pane.
4. If Prompted, enter your Admin Password to move to the next screen.
5. On the System Restore Screen, click on the Next button.
6. On the next screen, select the Restore Point that you want to use and click on Next.
7. You will see a pop-up indicating the progress of Restore process.
8. Once the Restore Process is completed, you will see a pop-up informing that your System has been restored.
The System Restore Process will roll back your computer to its previous state (when the Restore Point was created), undoing recent changes that must have caused the problems on your computer.