Creates a system restore point on the local computer. (Checkpoint-Computer)

   

# NAME
Checkpoint-Computer

# SYNOPSIS
Creates a system restore point on the local computer.

# SYNTAX
Checkpoint-Computer [-Description] <string> [[-RestorePointType] <string>] [<CommonParameters>]

# DESCRIPTION
The Checkpoint-Computer cmdlet creates a system restore point on the local computer. This cmdlet runs only on Windows Vista and Windows XP.

# PARAMETERS
-Description <string>
Specifies a descriptive name for the restore point. This parameter is required.

Required? true
Position? 1
Default value
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

-RestorePointType <string>
Specifies the type of restore point. The default is APPLICATION_INSTALL.

Valid values are APPLICATION_INSTALL, APPLICATION_UNINSTALL, DEVICE_DRIVER_INSTALL, MODIFY_SETTINGS, and CANCELLED_OPERATION.

Required? false
Position? 2
Default value APPLICATION_INSTALL
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

<CommonParameters>
This cmdlet supports the common parameters: Verbose, Debug,
ErrorAction, ErrorVariable, WarningAction, WarningVariable,
OutBuffer and OutVariable. For more information, type,
"get-help about_commonparameters".

# INPUTS
None
You cannot pipe objects to Checkpoint-Computer.

# OUTPUTS
None
This cmdlet does not generate any output.

# NOTES

This cmdlet uses the CreateRestorePoint method of the SystemRestore class with a BEGIN_SYSTEM_CHANGE event.

# EXAMPLE 1

C:\PS>checkpoint-computer -description "Install MyApp"

# Description
-----------
This command creates a system restore point called "Install MyApp". It uses the default APPLICATION_INSTALL restore point type.

# EXAMPLE 2

C:\PS>checkpoint-computer -description "ChangeNetSettings" -RestorePointType MODIFY_SETTINGS

# Description
-----------
This command creates a MODIFY_SETTINGS system restore point called "ChangeNetSettings".

RELATED LINKS
Online version: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=135197
Add-Computer
Remove-Computer
Restart-Computer
Restore-Computer
Stop-Computer
Test-Connection

C:\Windows>powershell get-help Get-ComputerRestorePoint -full

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