6.3.1.7 Lab – System Restore in Windows 8 Answers

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6.3.1.7 Lab – System Restore in Windows 8 Answers

Lab – System Restore in Windows 8 (Answers Version)

Introduction

In this lab, you will create a restore point and use it to restore your computer.

Recommended Equipment

  • A computer running Windows 8

Step 1: Create a restore point.

  1. Click Control Panel > Recovery

    6.3.1.7 Lab – System Restore in Windows 8 Answers 01

    6.3.1.7 Lab – System Restore in Windows 8 Answers 01

  2. Select Configure System Restore in the Recovery window.

    6.3.1.7 Lab – System Restore in Windows 8 Answers 02

    6.3.1.7 Lab – System Restore in Windows 8 Answers 02

  3. Click the System Protection tab in the System Properties window and then click Create.

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    6.3.1.7 Lab – System Restore in Windows 8 Answers 03

  4. In the Create a restore point description field of the System Protection window, type Application Installed. Click Create.

    6.3.1.7 Lab – System Restore in Windows 8 Answers 04

    6.3.1.7 Lab – System Restore in Windows 8 Answers 04

  5. You will be notified in the Systems Protection window when the restore point has been created successfully. Once this message appears, click Close.\\psf\Home\Dropbox\Screenshots\Screenshot 2015-09-08 08.25.01.png
  6. Click OK to close the System Properties window.

Step 2: Work in the System Restore utility.

  1. In the Recovery window, click Open System Restore.
  2. The System Restore window opens, click Next.

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    6.3.1.7 Lab – System Restore in Windows 8 Answers 05

  3. A list of restore points is displayed in the System Restore window.
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    6.3.1.7 Lab – System Restore in Windows 8 Answers 06

    What type of restore point did you create in step 1?____________________________________________________________________________________
    A manual restore point.

  4. Close all open windows.

Step 3: Make changes to your computer.

  1. Click Control Panel > Programs and Features > Turn Windows features on or off.

    6.3.1.7 Lab – System Restore in Windows 8 Answers 07

    6.3.1.7 Lab – System Restore in Windows 8 Answers 07

  2. The Windows Features window opens. Click the Internet Information Services checkbox, and click OK

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    6.3.1.7 Lab – System Restore in Windows 8 Answers 08

  3. The Windows Features window opens with a Applying Changes message. When the message displays Windows completed the requested changes, click Close.

    6.3.1.7 Lab – System Restore in Windows 8 Answers 09

    6.3.1.7 Lab – System Restore in Windows 8 Answers 09

  4. Close all remaining open windows.

Step 4: Open the Windows Explorer browser to display the default localhost page.

  1. Open Internet Explorer, type http://localhost, and press Enter. The IIS default page will open.\\psf\Home\Dropbox\Screenshots\Screenshot 2015-09-08 10.00.46.pngNote: The IIS initial page on Windows 8.0 appears differently than the example.
  2. Close the browser.

Step 5: Create a new document and store it in the Documents folder.

  1. To open the Notepad application, click Start, type notepad, and press Enter.
  2. In the Untitled – Notepad window, type This is a test for a Restore Point, then click File > Save As….
  3. In the Save As window, click Documents and type Restore Point Test file in the File Name: field. Click Save.\\psf\Home\Dropbox\Screenshots\Screenshot 2015-09-08 10.03.27.png
  4. Close Notepad.

Step 6: Verify that you successfully installed the IIS service.

  1. Click Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager.
  2. If the Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager window opens asking Do you want to get started with Microsoft Web Platform to stay connected with latest Web Platform Components? Click No.\\psf\Home\Dropbox\Screenshots\Screenshot 2015-09-08 10.13.55.pngNote: Being able to open Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager window verifies that the IIS Server is installed on the computer.
  3. Close all open windows.

Step 7: Restore the computer back to the restore point you created in step 1.

  1. Click Control Panel > Recovery > Open System Restore.\\psf\Home\Dropbox\Screenshots\Screenshot 2015-09-08 10.18.52.png
  2. In the System Restore window, select the Application Installed restore point that was created in step 1 and click Next.\\psf\Home\Dropbox\Screenshots\Screenshot 2015-09-08 10.22.21.png
  3. The Confirm your restore point window opens. Click Finish.\\psf\Home\Dropbox\Screenshots\Screenshot 2015-09-08 10.23.56.png
  4. A warning message window opens telling you that the System Restore process should not be interrupted once it begins, and asks if you want to continue. Click Yes to start the system restore process.\\psf\Home\Dropbox\Screenshots\Screenshot 2015-09-08 10.26.44.pngNote: Windows will restart the computer to complete the System Restore process.

Step 8: Verify that the System Restore process completed successfully.

The operating system restores to the point before the IIS application was installed. This can take several minutes to complete.

  1. Logon to the computer if required.
  2. The System Restore window opens informing you that the System Restore completed successfully. Click Close.\\psf\Home\Dropbox\Screenshots\Screenshot 2015-09-08 10.32.56.pngNote: You may need to click the desktop tile after Windows 8.0 reboots to see the System Restore completed successfully message.
  3. From the Control Panel, click Administrative Tools.
    Is the IIS Manager application listed?
    ____________________________________________________________________________________
    No, IIS Manager is no longer available.
  4. Open the Internet Explorer browser, type http://localhost and press Enter.
    Did the IIS Server page display?
    ____________________________________________________________________________________
    No, the IIS server is no longer installed on the computer.
  5. Close Internet Explorer.
  6. Open File Explorer, and navigate to the Documents folder
    Is the Restore Point Test File.txt in this folder? If so, are the contents the same in this document? Why?____________________________________________________________________________________
    Yes, the txt document should be in the Documents folder and it should still contain the sentence that was saved in step 5. The system restore process does not affect user documents.
  7. Close all open windows.

Reflection

When would be a good time to create a manual restore point? Why?_______________________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________
Answers will vary. A good time to create a restore point is before installing new software to the computer. If the software has an adverse effect on the computer, you can use System Restore to revert back to the way it was before installing the software without losing any changes to documents made after the restore point was created.

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