All too often, Windows Updates can stuff up a perfectly functioning PC. If you experience a slower machine, crashes, blue screens, programs not opening or system updates not installing properly, sometimes the cause is that a system update is faulty. Windows 10 has a built in function to undo updates. Unbeknownst to most users, a preventative measure often needs to take place to ensure you can use the rollback feature. Here’s how use the system restore to fix windows 10: First, make sure system restore is turned on. In the event that you experience problematic symptoms that a rollback may resolve, you should follow the procedure below.
How to use System Restore to Fix Windows 10
- Step 1, open File Explorer.
- Step 2, right click This PC.
- Step 3, click Properties.
- Step 4, click System Protection.
- Step 5, if Protection for C Drive is enabled, then the setting is turned on. Perfect. If it’s set to Off (like it was on my PC) click Configure just below.
- Step 6, select Turn on System Protection. Then click Apply, then OK.