How to turn off System Restore on Windows 7?
Are you facing trouble in detecting malware in your PC while System Restore is on? Well, you can always turn off System Restore while troubleshooting the malware issue in your PC. By doing so, you can easily detect as well as delete system malware from your computer, which usually hide in System Restore area of your computer, making it difficult to delete and detect the malware.
By turning off System Restore, you can easily detect and delete such malware and viruses and also conserve some hard drive space in your PC. But, once you are over with the troubleshooting process, it’s advisable that you turn on System Restore and protect the important changes that you have made to your PC. To turn off the System Restore on your Windows 7 based PC, you can go through our quick and simple DIY solution mentioned below and make the changes as required.
Here’s how you can turn off System Restore in your Windows 7 based PC.
The solution to the problem
Follow the instructions to turn off System Restore on Windows 7:
1. Click on the ‘Start’ button and then click ‘Control Panel.’
2. Click ‘System and Security’ from within the Control Panel Window.
3. Click on ‘System.’
4. In the left pane, click ‘System Protection.’
5. Under ‘protection Settings’, select the hard drive and then click on ‘Configure.’
6. Select the radio button next to ‘Turn off system protection.’
7. Click ‘OK’ and then click ‘Yes’ in confirmation dialog box.
8. Click ‘OK’ and then close the ‘Control Panel’ Window.
It’s always better to disable System Restore while you are troubleshooting the computer malware issue. This helps you to detect and delete the malware present in your PC easily and quickly. So, the next time you want to make any such changes, don’t forget to browse through our solution section and start making the improvement as given.
For better understanding on the topic, you can watch our solution video below: