When we have problems in the system windows, system restore is one option to resolve the issue. But when we want to access a restore point, system restore is not active. There appears the message is: system restore is dissabled by your system administrator, the configuration is disabled by your system administrator, and a restore point creator is disabled by your system administrator. We can not access system restore.
To enable system restore, follow these steps:
Fix system restore Using Group Policy Editor
- Type gpedit.msc in RUN or Start menu Searchbox and press Enter. It'll open Group Policy Editor.
- Now navigate to:
Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> System -> System Restore
- In right-side pane, make sure both "Turn off Configuration" and "Turn off System Restore" options are set to "Not Configured". If both or any of them is set to "Enabled", double-click on the option and set its value to "Not Configured".
- Finish, it'll immediately enable System Restore in your system.
- Type regedit in RUN or Startmenu Searchbox and press Enter.
- Go to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\SystemRestore
- In right-side pane, if you see any of following 2 DWORD values, delete them: