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If your recovery disk is gone or you didn’t have one then this is what this article is for. Your only savior is to go back to most recent settings that worked, in other words yesterday’s settings. Microsoft provides an effective way to somehow backup your computer settings and configuration, this is called System Restore. System Restore has ability to create a restore point wherein every once a week or two depending on how often you install or uninstall updates and programs. The following steps will walk you through process of setting up your restore point and how to go back if you need it.
Start by going to Start->Programs->Accessories->System Tools, and then open System Restore.
On right side panel it will give you an option to Create Restore point or Restore my computer to an earlier time.
Choose Create Restore Point, and then put your description, hit next then put in date you want to go back to, then hit “Create” and that’s it. You just save yourself on formatting your computer in future.
Guil Tabasa is a consultant for Altertek Solutions ; he has been in the consulting business for more than 7 years now. He has helped small and medium businesses add value to their business that directly contributes to their revenue.