8 Best Free Software to Create Restore Point For Windows
Here is a list of best free software to create restore point for Windows. Restore points are used to restore your system to a previous state in case of error or system slowdown. And in order to create system restore points, you need these listed software. These software capture the current state of a system and save them in the form a restore point. In most of these software, you can manually create a restore point whenever you want. While in some software, you can also schedule restore point creation for automatically creating restore points at a specific time.
The process to create system restore point is quite simple in all of these software. For some software, I have also included the steps required for creating system restore points in case you face some difficulty. Apart from creating a system restore point, you can also use some of these software to view, manage, and delete existing restore points. In some software, you can also find additional features like fix system restore, restore to selected system restore point in safe mode, etc.
In general, all of these software are quite featured yet simple to use and you will not face any problem while using them. Go through the list to know more about these software.
My Favorite Software to Create Restore Point for Windows:
QRM Plus is my favorite software because it is the simplest software to create system restore point. Besides this, it also lets you get your system back to a previous state using a restore point.
Restore Point Creator is another good software that you can try as it offers a lot of features. It can be used for creating a system restore point, restoring a previous state, fixing system restore, scheduling system restore point creation, etc.
You can also check out lists of best free Open Source Backup, Memory Card Recovery, and System Backup software for Windows.
QRM Plus is a free software to create restore point for Windows. Through this software, you can easily create restore points so that when some error occurs, you can restore your system to a previous state through generated restore points. In it, you also get a Restore option that lets you manually select a restore point to return your system to a previous state stored in the selected restore point. Besides this, you can also use this software to manage existing restore points. At any time, you can also delete any restore point saved in your system, if you want. Another good thing about this software is that it can also be added to the context menu so that you can quickly access it.
How to create a restore point using QRM Plus:
- Start this software and press the Create button to make a new restore point.
- After that, you can choose to delete already existing restore points using the Delete button or press the Restore button to restore any previous state of your system.
It is one of the best free software to create restore points as it is quite simple to use and provides handy delete and restore options.
Restore Point Creator
Restore Point Creator is another free software to create restore point for Windows. Using this software, you can easily create system restore point and also restore previously created restore points with it. On its interface, you can view all the currently available restore points. If you want to delete any restore point, then you can also do that. Let’s take a look at all the important and additional features of this software.
- Create System Checkpoint: After launching this software, you just need to use this feature to immediately create a system restore point.
- Manually Fix System Restore: In case some error occurs while creating a new restore point, then you can use this feature that tries to fix errors related to the creation of a restore point.
- Manage System Restore Point Storage Space: Using it, you can view and manage the amount of space available to store system restore points.
- Create Restore Point at user Logon: As its name implies, this feature automatically creates a system restore point after every logon.
- Schedule Creation of System Restore Points: Through this feature, you can create a schedule according to which this software will automatically create restore points.
- Configuration Backup/Restore: Using it, you can create a backup of all the configurations or settings done by you on this software. Plus, you can also restore all your configurations through this feature.
- Restore to Selected System Restore Point in Safe Mode: Use it to restore previously stored system restore point in safe mode so that any error during the restoration process does not affect any other system task.
- This software is now discontinued, thus you will not receive any future updates for this software.
- This software also has some reliability issues.
It is a good software to create system restore point as it also lets you restore, manage, and delete existing restore points.
RollBack RX Home
RollBack RX Home is yet another free software to create restore point for Windows. Through this software, you can quickly create a system restore point. It also lets you assign a name and description to a new restore point. Using it, you can view previously-stored restore points as well. It also offers a handy Rollback Computer feature through which you can restore a previous state of your system after a simple reboot.
How to create restore point using RollBack RX Home:
- Start this software and go to its Home section.
- After that, click on the New Snapshot feature.
- Next, specify the name and description of the new restore point that you want to create.
- Lastly, press the Next button to start the restore point creation process.
- Instant Restore: Using it, you can restore your system to a previous state and also recover deleted files.
- Snapshots: It allows you to view all the previously stored restore points. Plus, an option to lock restore points is also present in it that helps you protect selected restore points from defragmentation and deletion.
- System Security: With its help, you can encrypt system restore points so that no unauthorized person can access them.
- Snapshot Defragmenter: It lets you delete previously-stored restore points and helps you reclaim disk space from deleted restore points.
In this free version of RollBack RX Home, you can only create up to 7 restore points. Plus, some features like Task Schedular, Remote Management, Server OS Support, etc., are also locked.
It is a decent software to create restore point and to restore system to a previous state.
Windows System Restore (default method)
Windows System Restore is the Windows default method to create restore point. Using this method, you can manually create a system restore point whenever you want. It also provides a Restore utility that lets you restore your system to a previous state using a restore point. Follow the below steps to create restore point using the Windows default system restore utility.
How to create restore point using Windows System Restore:
- Open the start search and write Create a restore point and press Enter.
- As soon as you press the Enter button, a System Properties window will open up.
- Next, go to the System Protection tab of the System Properties window and press the Create button.
- Now, specify a name to the new restore point and click on the Create button to create a restore point.
- Configure: Using it, you can turn on/off system protection and specify the disk space which can be used to store the restore points.
If you don’t want any external software to create restore points, then you can try this Windows System Restore method.
Automatic Restore point creator
Automatic Restore point creator is another free software to create restore point for Windows. As its name implies, it automatically creates restore points, but it also gives you an option to manually create a restore point whenever you want. In it, you also get a Settings panel on which you can specify the time period (days, month, or on logon) after which this software automatically create a restore point. Besides this, it does not offer any other feature.
- Automatic Restore Points: It is the main feature of this software that automatically create a restore point after a specific period of time.
- Creation Interval: By going to the Settings of this software, you can specify a time after which this software will create a restore point.
It is another good software to create restore points as it is simple to use and is capable of automatically creating system restore point.
Quick Restore Maker
Quick Restore Maker is the next free software to create restore point for Windows. It is portable and lightweight software through which you can create system restore point. The main advantage of this software is its ability to create a system restore point in just one single click. On its interface, you get a Create Restore Point button and by clicking on it, you can immediately create system restore point. To make this software more accessible, you can use its Add Create Restore Point To Desktop Context Menu option to add this feature to context menu (right-click menu).
- One-click system restore point creation.
- Inbuilt option to integrate this software with the Windows context menu.
- Portable and Lightweight software.
It is one of the simplest software to create system restore point.
7RestorerCreator.INC is another free software to create restore point for Windows. It is also a portable and lightweight software that you can directly use from a portable storage device without installing it to your system.
The unique thing about this software is that it lets you assign a custom name to every restore point. After specifying a restore point name, you can create a new restore point by pressing the Create Restore Point button. Besides this, it does not perform any other task.
- Create Restore Point: Using it, you can create a system restore point in one click.
- Naming of Restore Point: In this software, you can assign a name to a system restore point that helps you identify a specific restore point from other available ones.
It is another simple and portable software to create restore point that you can easily use.
SysRstPnt is the next free software to create restore point for Windows. It is a portable command-line based software through which you can easily create system restore point. Besides this, you can also use it to view existing restore points and to restore an existing restore point. As it is a command-line based software, thus it uses a command to create system restore point. Let’s see what is the command.
How to create restore point using SysRstPnt:
- The first step is to start this software in command prompt.
- After that, write this command
SysRstPnt.exe CREATEin command prompt.
- Lastly, hit the Enter button to start the restore point creation process.
- SysRstPnt.exe LIST: By using this command, you can view all the existing restore points of your system.
- SysRstPnt.exe DELETE: Using it, you can delete existing restore points.
It is another good software using which you can create, view and delete system restore points using a simple command.
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