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System Restore is disabled by your system administrator

System Restore is disabled by your system administrator. When you try to create a Restore point in Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 or Vista, you may receive an error System Restore is disabled by your system administrator or System Restore tab may be missing in My Computer Properties. This issue might occur when the creation of System Restore point or configuration of System Restore is disabled by System Administrator.

The issue with the System Restore is disabled by your System Administrator can be fixed by two methods. One is by making the changes in the Group Policy Editor and the other is making the changes in the computer registry.

Follow the below resolution steps in order to fix the issue with System Restore is disabled by your System Administrator.

Resolution Steps:

Method 1:

Making changes in the Group Policy Editor.

  1. Open Run Window and type gpedit.msc and press enter to open Group Policy Editor.

2. Navigate to the below location in the Group Policy Editor.

Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> System -> System Restore

3. In the right hand side pane, make sure that Turn off configuration and Turn off System Restore are set to Not Configured. If both or any of them is set to Enabled, open it and set the value to Not Configured.

4. Now System Restore will be enabled. Try to create the Restore point.

5. If the issue is not fixed by the above troubleshooting steps, please proceed with method 2.

Method 2:

Making Registry changes.

  1. Open Run window, type regedit and press enter to open computer registry.

2. Navigate to the below location

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\SystemRestore

3. In the right-side pane, if you find either DisableConfig or DisableSR delete them.

4. Restart the computer. System Restore will be enabled, try to create the System Restore.

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