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.
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:
4. A simple click on the shortcut opens directly Restoration System Protection tab to restore or create a restore point.Advertisement
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: