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Creating restore point in Windows 7 can help users to prevent computer from system crash. Restore point could restore computer to normal work status before corrupted. Following will introduce how to create restore point in Windows 7 and how to use it to make restoration. Also, data backup and data transfer method will be introduced as well.

windows 7 how to create restore point

Part 1: How to Create Windows 7 Restore Point

Windows will create a system restore point automatically when Windows get a big update (like installing or uninstalling software or updating driver software). Also users can create the restore point manually. Creating restore point can help users restore system to the previous normal work status when PC get corrupted because of mistake operations.

1. How to Make the Restore Point

If you want to create a restore point in Windows 7, please follow the instructions below:
Step 1: Click [Start], [Control Panel] and then find [System and Security]. Please select [System Protection] on the left side.
windows 7 create restore point
Step 2: Click [Create] button.
windows 7 how to create restore point
Step 3: Type the description of the restore point. Then click [Create].
name the restore point
Step 4: Click [Close] as the create finished.
close the restore point create

2. How to Restore System with Restore Point

Following will introduce how to restore system with the created restore point in Windows 7.
Step 1: Search [System Tools] in search of Start menu and then select it.
start the restore function
Step 2: Click [Next] in the pop up Restore system files and settings window.
restore point next step show
Step 3: Check [Show more restore points] to show all the restore point and then click [Scan for affected programs] to browse all the affected software which will be uninstalled in the restoration.
scan affected applications
Step 4: Select the target restore point and click [Next].
select the restore point
Step 5: Click [Finish] to process the restoration.
confirm the restore point
Once system begins to restore, users can not interrupt the restoration. Here, please click [Yes] to confirm.
confirm to restore from the restore point
Although creating Windows restore point could help user backup the system, it still be with some disadvantages like users can not access to the restore point if system is crashed, the backup file takes up too much disk space, the restore needs hours, ETC. Besides, creating Windows restore point is complicated which could be difficult for those who are not so familiar with computer. Following will introduce another better backup method.

Part 2: Better Backup Method: Renee Becca

1. What is Renee Becca

Renee Becca, a backup and restore tool, can help users backup and restore important data like software, system configurations, emails, photos, movies, files, bookmarks, etc.. Utilizing the advanced differential/incremental backup scheme, it can save much disk space and time for users. Besides, it can clone disk and migrate system for users.
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Provides multiple functions like backup, restore, clone, system migration.

Clone all data (including system) in HDD to smaller SSD or larger HDD. Disk could boot PC after clone finished.

Supports to migrate Windows to SSD with a few clicks.

4K alignment will be processed when clone disk, migrate system, restore disk or system.

Backup & restore system/disk/folder. Auto backup plans are available.

Provides functions like backup, restore, clone, system migration.

Clone all data (including system) in HDD to smaller SSD or larger HDD.

Backup & restore system/disk/folder. Auto backup plans are available.

Compatible with: Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP / 2008 / 2012(32bit/64bit) / Server 2008

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2. How to Backup and Restore System with Renee Becca

Detailed steps about how to backup system with Renee Becca:
Step 1: Download and install Renee Becca in your Windows 7 computer. Then run Renee Becca, select [Backup] then [System Backup].
select a backup function you want
Step 2: Select desired disk in Destination. You can name the backup file and select the auto backup plan in [System backup options]. If you do not need the auto backup, please click [Backup] directly.
back up system with renee becca
Step 3: You can check the process of the backup task in [Task]. When you want to restore the backup system, please go to here for details.
system backup renee becca
Besides, if you can not go into system to make the restoration, you may think of the system reinstallation. Before you reinstall the system, please transfer all data in the original system to safe place. Renee Passnow could help you transfer data without running Windows.