Except for the built-in mode, before uninstalling any application Revo Uninstaller always creates a restore point first for the Safe or Moderate or Advanced uninstall modes. If you’re seeing Revo’s uninstall wizard showing ‘Creating Restore Point -failed’ error
(check the screenshot below) and then it moves to the next step of the uninstall process, that is analyzing the application data.

Revo Uninstaller Deletes Leftover Files to Recycle Bin

Though Revo uninstalls the application and its left overs completely, it’s always safe to create system restore point so that if something goes wrong we can restore the system to a previous working state. Let us see how can fix this.

Revo Uninstaller uninstall wizard showing system restore point creation error[3]

Why Revo Uninstaller fails in creating a restore point?

The first thing you need to do is: right click on computer, select Properties > System Protection and ensure under ‘protection Settings’, for the C (system) drive, Protection is enabled, if not,  click on ‘configure’ and select ‘Turn on System protection’, click ‘OK’ to apply the changes.

turn on system protection for Operating System drive

Try to uninstall a Program using Revo uninstaller to see it creates the system restore point, if it’s not, you’ve to do the following to your computer running Windows 7 or Vista.

Uses of “ Hunter Mode” in Revo Uninstaller

System Restore Explorer, Access Files in a Restore Point & Delete Desired Restore Points

Open services.msc using the run command

Find Volume Shadow Copy service and double click on it to open its properties and choose “startup type” as “automatic”, click “ OK” to apply the changes

Excerpt from How to Fix “System Restore does not appear to be functioning correctly on this system”

Note: If VSCS is already running, then you’ve to find other ways to fix the problem.

Have you faced an issue with revo Uninstaller regarding the restore point?

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