Normally, to restore or create a restore point in Windows 7, you have to go to the System Restore tab from Start menu > Control Panel > System and Security > System, then have to click the System Restore link in the left pane.
Microsoft, by default, does not provide a shortcut to System Restore.
Here is how you can create it.
1. Right click on the desktop; point to new > Shortcut :
2. The trick is in this step! Type or copy and paste the location of the item:
control.exe sysdm.cpl @0,4
then click Next and rename the Shortcut as System Restore or anything you want. Click OK.
3. A shortcut will be created on the desktop:
5. Additional step:
Browse to C: > Windows > System32 > imageres.dll and select the right icon:
Here is how it will look: