How-To:Creating Instant Restoration Points in Windows

Creating Restore points manually in Windows is often a painstaking job. In order to create a Restore Point manually in Windows, you need to traverse the following path

Start –>All Programs–>Accessories–>System Tools–>System Restore and then select Create a Restore Point.

System Restore

After this a wizard shall guide you through the rest.
Luckily, you can even create a Restore Point using a simple VB Script which i intend to discuss in this post.

In order to create a restore point using VB Script follow the below mentioned steps:

1.)Open Notepad or any of your favorite text editor.
2.)Type in the lines as mentioned below

instrespt= “Scripted Restore Point by ” &WScript.ScriptName
GetObject(“winmgmts:\\.\root\default:Systemrestore”).CreateRestorePoint instrespt, 0, 100

3.)Save the file with any name of your choice with a .vbs extension.

4.)In Windows XP, launch the file by double clicking it.

How it looks

5.)Restore point creation successful.

Do share other tricks related to vb scripts with me along with your blog link. I will be updating the same in my coming posts.

Cheers

Vaibhav

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