One unfortunate change that happened in Windows 7 is that System Restore points are created far too less frequently now - once every 7 days. In this article, we will see how to increase system restore point frequency in Windows 10, Windows 8.1 and Windows 8 with a simple Registry tweak.
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Before proceeding, ensure that your user account has administrative privileges. Now, follow the instructions below.
To increase system restore point frequency in Windows 10, do the following.
- Open the Registry Editor app.
- Go to the following Registry key.
See how to go to a Registry key with one click.
- On the right, modify or create a new 32-Bit DWORD value "SystemRestorePointCreationFrequency". Leave its value data as 0.Note: Even if you are running 64-bit Windows you must still create a 32-bit DWORD value.
- Restart Windows 10.
To save your time, you can use Winaero Tweaker. The appropriate option can be found under Behavior \ Restore Point Frequency. Enable it and you are done.
You can get the app here: Download Winaero Tweaker.
Alternatively, you can download the following ready-to-use Registry files.