Tuesday, February 8, 2011

How to Use Windows' System Restore

To add to the series How To Clean Your Sluggish Computer...

If you followed every step in the series - How to Free Up Disk Space on Your Computer's Hard DriveSpeeding Up Your Internet Explorer BrowserCleaning Hard to Find Problems in Windows ExplorerHow to Stop Programs from Running in Scheduled Tasks, and Rearranging and Compressing Files for Increased Speed - and for some reason you want to go back and start all over, you can do what is called a System Restore.

System Restore - System Restore is a component of Microsoft's Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7, but not Windows 2000,[1] operating systems that allows for the rolling back of system files, registry keys, installed programs, etc., to a previous state in the event of system malfunction or failure.