Find out my last restore date

Posted on 2012-09-20
Last Modified: 2012-10-19
I recently did a system restore to a Windows 7 Professional PC. I wasn't paying attention to the precise date it said it was restoring it to. Now that its already done, how can I find that out (open System Restore again, go to Event Viewer, etc.)?
Question by:john8217
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    with powershell (run as administrator)
    Get-ComputerRestorePoint -LastStatus
    to display restore points
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    john8217--The System Restore procedure should show you a window, just before the list of available Restore Points, that offers to Undo the last System Restore.  The date that System Restore was done is given.  While that does not tell the date of the System Restore Point you have run, you know it cannot be any later than that date.  And by default, the date of the Restore Point you used will be the latest point as of the date System Restore was run.  So, if you were not paying attention, and just accept the Point offered, that is probably the point used.
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    I've requested that this question be deleted for the following reason:

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    by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
    Both answers are correct.

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    I've requested that this question be closed as follows:

    Accepted answer: 125 points for ve3ofa's comment #a38419298
    Assisted answer: 125 points for jcimarron's comment #a38419385

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    All,<br />&nbsp; <br />Following an 'Objection' by ve3ofa (at <a href=""></a>) to the intended closure of this question, it has been reviewed by at least one Moderator and is being closed as recommended by the Expert.<br />&nbsp;<br />At this point I am going to re-start the auto-close procedure.<br />&nbsp;<br />Thank you,<br />&nbsp;<br />_alias99<br />Community Support Moderator

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