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Windows - How To Launch System Restore Via the Command Prompt


If you are unable to access your Windows session normally due to some error (i.e. driver installation or Windows update) or a viral infection, you can try to restore your system settings to an earlier date. In this article you will learn how to launch the System Restore tool from Safe Mode, using the Command Prompt.



Windows - How to launch System Restore via the command prompt

Start your computer and tap the F8 key until the Windows advanced options menu appears. Next, using the arrow keys, select Safe Mode with command prompt and press Enter.

Then, sign-in using an administrator account. Once the command prompt is displayed, type the following command:


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    • %systemroot%\system32\restore\rstrui.exe


Press the Enter and follow the onscreen instructions.

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