Create a system restore point.
Before using System Restore in Windows 8, you will have to close all applications that are running. Open the search by by pressing Windows key+C and type in “system restore” in the search bar and select “create a restore point”.
A system properties windows should pop up
Click on configure and select the drive to protect.
Make sure “Turn on system protection” is enabled and click “OK”
Go to the system properties window and click on “create”
The system protection window will pop up. Give the restore point a name and click on create.
Wait for the restore point to be created.
Restore point complete.