Why enable system protection in Windows 10
System restore is an extremely useful feature allowing you to recover Windows 10 after virus or another serious issue. The problem is that:
- System restore is often disabled by default in Windows 10.
- System restore is being turned off after you install updates for Windows 10 or upgrade to WIndows 10.
Here is how to turn on system protection in Windows 10 to be able to create restore points and restore your system to the previous state.
How to enable system protection (system restore) in Windows 10
Step 1. Go to “System”
- The esiest way to do it is to press Win+Break.
- Another way is right-click “This Computer” and select “Properties”:
Step 2. Click “System protection”
Step 3. Select your system drive and click “Configure”
Step 4. Switch to “Turn on system protection”:
Step 5. Click “OK” to save settings.