Create An Instant System Restore Point
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Creating a System Restore Point should be quick and easy and today’s tip will show you how to create a script to do just that in only 2 clicks of your mouse.
First we need to create the Visual Basic script.
Step 1. Open a new text file by right clicking an empty space on your desktop and choosing New > Text Document
Step 2. Now type in the following.
rp = “Scripted Restore Point by ” & WScript.ScriptName
GetObject(“winmgmts:\.rootdefault:Systemrestore”).CreateRestorePoint rp, 0, 100
Step 3. Click File > Save As and name your file what ever you like but make sure to give it an extension as .vbs I saved mine to the desktop.
Step 4. Right click your desktop and choose New > Shortcut.
Step 5. Now type in wscript.exe followed by a space then the path to the new .vbs file you created. Then click next.
Step 6. Now name your shortcut and click finish. I named mine New Restore point.
Step 7. You’re finished the programing.
To run your newly created Restore script in Vista, right click the shortcut and choose Run as Administrator
Approve the UAC and your Restore Point is created.
Now if you like you can double check to see if it was created.
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