PowerTip: Create Restore Point with PowerShell

Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to create a system restore point on your computer.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use Windows PowerShell to create a system restore point on my computer before I perform an operation that might corrupt it?

Hey, Scripting Guy! AnswerOpen the Windows PowerShell prompt with Admin rights, call the Checkpoint-Computer cmdlet, and pass a description, for example:

Checkpoint-Computer -Description ‘test’