Windows 8.1 - A desktop shortcut to easily access the System Restore feature

September 2016


Windows 8.1 - A desktop shortcut to easily access the System Restore feature

This FAQ explains how to create a desktop shortcut to easily access the System Restore menu of Windows 8.1.The procedure is as follows:
  • Right-click on an empty place on the desktop > New > Shortcut.
  • In the "Type the location" field, type:
    • C:\Windows\System32\rstrui.exe
  • Click Next, give the name you want to the shortcut and click on Finish

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