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Windows 7: Shortcut to Create Restore Point

22 Oct 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
Shortcut to Create Restore Point

Hello all:
I just migrated from XP to Win7 and am trying to get used to the changes. In XP I had a shortcut in my start menu that took me to the System Restore app. In XP this app covered both creating a restore point and performing an actual restore. In Win7 they are separate. The shortcut info in XP was:

start in:

I did a search for rstrui.exe (in Win7) and ran it. It took me to the System Restore app that performs a restore. I'm looking for a link that takes me to the app that is for creating a restore point.

I know very well that I can get to this via the control panel, but I would like to have a link in the start menu that takes me there directly, as it did in XP.

So, does anyone have a solution to this? Any help is very much appreciated. I hope I'm making myself clear. :)

My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Oct 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Oct 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Airbot View Post
Fantastic! Thanks a million! It's kind of odd that the folder needs to be in Program Files, but it's a small price to pay for a very handy shortcut.

Thanks again! :)
My System SpecsSystem Spec

22 Oct 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

You're welcome. There's tons of other good tutorials here, be sure to check them out. :)
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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