How do I run System Restore from BIOS?

To perform system recovery from the BIOS:

  1. Enter the BIOS.
  2. On the Advanced tab, use the arrow keys to select Special Configuration, and then press Enter.
  3. Select Factory Recovery, and then press Enter.
  4. Select Enabled, and then press Enter.

What is a full System Restore?

System Restore is a Microsoft® Windows® tool designed to protect and repair the computer software. System Restore takes a “snapshot” of the some system files and the Windows registry and saves them as Restore Points.

Where do I find System Restore on Windows XP?

To restore your computer with Windows XP installed, following these steps:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Go to All Programs.
  3. Find the Accessories folder.
  4. Go to System Tools.
  5. Find the System Restore item.
  6. At the Welcome to System Restore welcome screen, make sure the “Restore my computer to an earlier time” option is selected.
  7. Click Next.

What is the Command Prompt for System Restore?

Open Command Prompt. Type this command in the Command Prompt window: rstrui.exe. Press Enter to open the System Restore wizard. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the System Restore.

Is System Restore the same as factory Reset?

System Restore is used to resolve system malfunction or poor performance due to any recent changes made to the system configuration. Reset on the other hand is required for more critical issues such as damaged system files or a malware slowing down the system performance.

How do I perform a System Restore on Windows XP?

To Open

  1. Start → Programs → Accessories → System Tools → System Restore.
  2. System Information → Tools menu → System Restore.
  3. System Configuration Utility → Launch System Restore.
  4. Command Prompt → \windows\system32\restore\rstrui.