Restore and recover a Windows PC

  • Rewind your computer to a healthier state
  • Backup and restore your computer's crucial files
  • Rescue a troublesome PC with a system repair disc

What's in this guide

Backing up and restoring your computer

Find out how to backup your PC and restore it to a more functional state should the worst happen and your PC stops working.

How to create a system restore point

Our simple guide explains how to create a system restore point so that you can return your Windows PC to an earlier working state.

How to restore your computer from a backup

Our guide will help you backup your important files, or even your entire system, and take you through each step should you need to restore your PC.

How to create a system repair disc

If your PC won't start then a system repair disc just might let your boot up your system to perform essential maintenance. Read our guide to creating and using a system repair disc.