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Windows 7: Create a Restore Point Icon on Desktop

25 Aug 2012   #1
abredt

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Create a Restore Point Icon on Desktop

Is there a way I can put an icon or shortcut to Create a Restore Point on my desktop?
It takes too many clicks to get to it as it is now.

Thanks, cb


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25 Aug 2012   #2
koolkat77

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25 Aug 2012   #3
COMPUTIAC

Windows 8.1.1 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by koolkat77 View Post
Thank's for posting the two options.

I went with the tutorial, once there, I chose to install option 4.

lt is easier to do than it looked like.
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25 Aug 2012   #4
abredt

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Are you joking? I only see Options 1 and 2. What is option 4?

cb
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25 Aug 2012   #5
koolkat77

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by abredt View Post
Are you joking? I only see Options 1 and 2. What is option 4?

cb
I think computiac was talking about the 4th step in option 1.
@abredt, has the tutorial worked for you?
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25 Aug 2012   #6
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by abredt View Post
Are you joking? I only see Options 1 and 2. What is option 4?

cb
As stated I took the second suggestion being the tutorial.

Then went with option 4.
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25 Aug 2012   #7
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by koolkat77 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by abredt View Post
Are you joking? I only see Options 1 and 2. What is option 4?

cb
I think computiac was talking about the 4th step in option 1.
@abredt, has the tutorial worked for you?
Exactly !

Thank's
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25 Aug 2012   #8
abredt

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Going out of town. Will try it when I return and let you know.
cb
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