Create shortcut to system restore point in Windows 7

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In this tutorial we will show you, how to create a shortcut to system restore point, so that you can set restore point just on a double click.

Create a shortcut to system restore or pin system restore to taskbar in Windows 7

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.

Steps:

1. Right click on the desktop; point to new > Shortcut :

Create a shortcut to system restore or pin system restore to taskbar in Windows 7-1

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:

Create a shortcut to system restore or pin system restore to taskbar in Windows 7-24. A simple click on the shortcut opens directly Restoration System Protection tab to restore or create a restore point.

5. Additional step:

You can change the icon to default Microsoft Windows 7 System Restore Icon. To do this, right click over the Icon, click Properties, then click Change Icon.

Browse to C: > Windows > System32 > imageres.dll and select the right icon:

Here is how it will look:

Create a shortcut to system restore or pin system restore to taskbar in Windows 7

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