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How to Make a Shortcut Icon to Create a System Restore Point in Windows

One of the best features in Windows Vista is the updated System Restore feature, which saves people from certain destruction on a nearly daily basis, judging from the feedback on our forums. The only problem is that it takes far too many steps to manually create a new restore point. Can't we just make a shortcut icon for it?

Did You Know?

Although the terms casket and coffin are used interchangeably in vernacular American English, there is a distinct difference–a casket is a rectangular box with square corners and a coffin is more angular (hexagonal) and shaped to the human body (wide at the shoulders and narrow at the feet).

Did You Know?

New Zealand is widely regarded to be the first country (then British colony) to adopt the use of standardized time zones when it did so on November 2, 1868.

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