If your computer is going through problems and has become unstable, you can use the System Restore feature in Windows 10 to undo recent changes causing the problems on your device.
Use System Restore to Fix Windows 10 Computer
The System Protection feature in Windows 10 is designed to automatically Create System Restore Points, whenever a System change is detected on your computer.
This allows you to roll back the computer to its previous working status, in case it becomes unstable after a major Windows update, after installing third party apps or due to change in System settings.
However, you can recover computer using System Restore, only if a System Restore Point is available on your device.
You won’t be able to use System Restore, if a stable System Restore Point is not available on your computer.
How to Perform System Restore in Windows 10
If Restore Points are available on your device, you can follow the steps below to recover your computer using System Restore.
1. Open 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. When prompted, enter your Admin Password to move to the next screen.
5. On the next screen, select the Drive that you want to Restore and click on System Restore.
6. On System Restore screen, click on the Next button.
7. On the next screen, check Show more restore points option > select the Restore Point that you want to use and click on Next.
Note: After selecting Restore Point, it is better to click on Scan for affected programs option to view the applications which might be removed by the Restore process.
8. Click on Finish to start the System Restore process.
9. You will now see a pop-up indicating that progress of System Restore process.
10. Once the Restore Process is completed, you will see a pop-up informing that your System has been restored.
After the Restore Process is completed, you will find your computer in the same working condition as it was when the System Restore Point was created.