Windows 10: Go to previous state after software install

  1.    17 Jan 2017 #1

    Go to previous state after software install

    I want to try a bunch of apps that I have on my new computer.
    Ideally, each time I don't like a certain app, I'd like a way to easily return to a point before the app was installed, instead of just uninstalling.
    Does anyone know how to do this, or of a program that does this?
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18242
       17 Jan 2017 #2

    Hello Arkas, :)

    You could create a restore point before installing the app.

    System Restore Point - Create in Windows 10

    This way, you could quickly do a system restore to take your system back to how it was when the restore point was created.

    System Restore Windows 10
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  3.    17 Jan 2017 #3

    WOW! Thanks! I was so sure it would require some external party app, I didn't stop to look within WIn10.
    I'll start testing this, in the meantime, If there is a software that can do that easier it would be great!
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  4. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18242
       17 Jan 2017 #4

    I don't think you'll find anything much easier for what you're wanting to do than this feature include with Windows. :)
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