Regardless of how careful you are and how often you update your antivirus, sometimes the unpredictable happens and your OS gets corrupted due to a virus attack or poorly-made system patch.

InstantRecovery is a small, yet powerful application that enables you to restore your operating system to its full functionality with a simple reboot.

The interface is minimalistic and consists of 2 panels, one that displays a summary of the images along with the schedules and another where you can check out various details about the backups you create.

While the program includes several tools to help you create these images, they all include a wizard that can guide you through the entire process. Therefore, the app is suitable for beginners who are looking for a quick and simple solution to create system backups.

InstantRecovery is pretty straightforward and you can easily create bootable images of Windows even if you are not a computer savvy.

The app allows you to take only a few easy-to-understand actions that are related to creating a bootable image. Upon the configuration you perform when you first launch the app, you can import, export, copy and update images and check if the updates are installed correctly after they have been applied.

Nevertheless, since it is going to make an exact copy of your system, it is advisable to ensure everything is properly updated and working smoothly before proceeding.

The application enables you to set up a schedule for when it should take the snapshots for backup. This function surely comes in handy if you already have a calendar for performing Windows updates, as you can schedule it to create or update the image immediately after that.

It is important to note that the program can archive and restore NTFS system files only. It would have been nice is it could create bootable system restore images for ReFS, Dynamic Disks, FAT16 and FAT32 as well.

In case you are running Windows on a NTFS system file, then InstantRecovery can help you schedule and create images that enable you to restore your operating system after booting.