Unable to Create Restore Point on Schedule


  1. Posts : 46
    win 10 Pro
       #1

    Unable to Create Restore Point on Schedule


    How do I create a "Create Restore Point on Schedule" when I don't have a password? I used to have a schedule that worked until I upgraded to 2004.

    Thanks for any help!
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  2. Posts : 35,526
    Win 10 Pro (21H2) (2nd PC is 21H2)
       #2

    Hi, whilst you may be able to set up a scheduled task to launch one of the scripts you can find on the net to create a restore point - which is what I still have set up on one PC-
    (Example: there are several with and without a prompt to name the restore point:
    How to create a System Restore Point in Windows 10 with a simple double-click | Windows Central
    )

    and not have to enter a password, the fact your password no longer works may catch you out in other ways. For example, if you wished to boot to a command prompt- if you use a PIN now, you can log in to Safe Mode now with that, but not boot to command prompt without a password.

    Some actions as a local user would also require admin password approval.

    You may be able to use one of these methods to reset your password:
    Reset Password of User Account in Windows 10
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  3. Posts : 46
    win 10 Pro
    Thread Starter
       #3

    dalchina - Thanks for the reply. Your link to the double click program sound good. Don't have time now to do it but will try it tonight. Will let you know how it works.

    Thanks again!

    - - - Updated - - -

    dalchina - You The Man!!!!

    Your suggested link worked to the T. Thanks so much!
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  4. Posts : 35,526
    Win 10 Pro (21H2) (2nd PC is 21H2)
       #4

    glad it wasn't too hard.. this time..

    Make sure you use disk imaging routinely and regularly to give you a means of recovering from many problems. E.g. Macrium Reflect (free).
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