Restoring your system

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Chapter 2: Using Windows
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Backing up your files
Setting up a backup
To set up a backup:
1. 
Click   > All Programs > Maintenance > Backup and Restore.
2. 
Click Set up backup. Click Next.
Restoring your system
The Windows
®
 System Restore feature creates a restore point where the computer’s system 
settings are stored at certain time and date. It allows you to restore or undo changes to your 
computer’s system settings without affecting your personal data
To restore your system:
1. 
Close all running applications.
2. 
Click   > All Programs > Accessories > System Tools > System Restore.
3. 
Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the process.
3. 
Select your backup destination. Click Next.
4. 
Select Let Windows choose (recommended) or Let me choose as your backup 
mode. 
If you select Let Windows choose, Windows will not back up your programs, FAT-
formatted files, Recycle Bin files, or temporary files that are 1GB or more.
5. 
Follow the onscreen instructions to finish the process.