PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Create System Restore Point

Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to create a system restore point.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use Windows PowerShell to create a system restore point for my computer?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Open the Windows PowerShell console with Admin rights in Windows 8 or Windows 7 (use Windows PowerShell 3.0 or Windows PowerShell 2.0). Use CheckPoint-Computer and supply a description:

Checkpoint-Computer -Description adhoc