Restore point

Updated: 10/17/2017 by Computer Hope

When referring to Microsoft Windows XP and above, a restore point is a specific date and time the system settings were backed up. These points make restoring Windows back to an earlier copy easy and can often get the computer working how it was when they were made. Restore points can be manually created at any time and are also automatically created when Windows is first installed on a computer and when Windows updates are installed.

Backup, Operating system terms, Restore