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[SOLVED] UNABLE TO COMPLETE MANUAL SYSTEM RESTORE POINT

Q: [SOLVED] UNABLE TO COMPLETE MANUAL SYSTEM RESTORE POINT

Hello: I'm running Vista 32 bit, and am having trouble creating a manual system restore point. I have gone to System Protection unchecked drive and restated computer. I then went back checked appropriate box and attempted to create restore point. During processing an error box appeared and stated restore point could not be created, due to shadow box provider had unexpected error while trying to process operation. (0x8004230F).

Also I use a 500gb Passport to back up my Documents. When I right click on Document and click send to, Passport no longer is listed. I checked My Computer and it shows Passport there? This past week I downloaded AVG PC Tune Up and optimized my computer operation, I'm wondering if perhaps some of the computer settings were changed during this process?

Thanks in advance for your help. Paul

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A: [SOLVED] UNABLE TO COMPLETE MANUAL SYSTEM RESTORE POINT

Hi see the info here Vista Application Error 4100 (0x8004230F)

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System info:Windows Vista Home PremiumeMachine T5226Intel Pentium D CPU 3.00GHz4 GB RAM32-bit OSAll of a sudden, I went to set a manual Restore Point and I get the same message:"Could not create the Scheduled Task for the following reason:Cannot create a file when that file already exists.(0x800700B7)"I can change the name and still get the same pop-up, I have nearly visted all forums and tried everything, except pay MS $35 for the fix,which I cannot afford to do and buy medicine, since I am disabled and Part D Medicare for drugs is Bad.Can Anyone who really knows a fix, other than just reinstall and go through all, that, it seems to set points when programs call for it, but not the operator. Any help will be appreciated and rewarded by God, through my prayers. Thanks!

A:Fix for System Restore error (0x800700B7) for Setting Manual Restore Point

Hi,
 
Thanks for posting in Microsoft TechNet Forum.
 
Based on my experience, error code 0x800700B7 indicates that the object cannot be created because an object with the same name already exists. Thus I suspect there is some shadow restore points stored on your computer. I recommend that you perform the following steps.
1. Change another location to save the new created restore point.
2. Resize Maximum Shadow Copy Storage Space by running the following command, there may be caused by limited space.
 
1) Click Start, click All Programs, click Accessories, and then right-click Command Prompt.
2) Click Run as administrator.
3) At the command prompt, type the following command, and then press ENTER:
 
vssadmin list shadowstorage /for=c:
 
4) Note the Maximum Shadow Copy Storage Space value.
5) At the command prompt, type the following command, and then press ENTER:
 
vssadmin resize shadowstorage /for=c: /on=c: /maxsize=300Mb
 
6) Close the Command Prompt window.
 
Hope this helps. Thanks.

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I am having difficulties with this.
1. Does Win 7 limit the quantity of past restore points it shows upon user request?
2. If stored elsewhere where do I find them?
3. Is there a way to set it up to show at least the last 10 restore pointsd created, or is there a smaller limit.
Right now the one and only restore point that is available is the last one. So it is like a revolving door every time a new restore point gets created, the previous one gets dropped and does not show any longer.

Given my limited competence with computer knowledge please post answers in layman terms as in Step 1.. 2 3. type.

I would appreciate help over this.

Thank you kindly

A:System Restore how to set to show every past restore point inc/manual

Hi
I believe that if you go to Backup and Restore (Start button, type Backup in the search bar at the bottom of the start menu), then click Restore button, on the screen that pops up is a blue link that says "Choose a different Date".. This will then allow you to select which backup you would like to recover your data from..

Is that what you are looking for. Apologies If I have mis-understood you.

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Even the helpers on the HijackThis forum werent able to find a solution. After going through a short process, we found out that I had some sort of virus in my System Restore registry. However, we did manage to get rid of it and my PC is completely clean now - many scans have returned results of no infections whatsoever. I told them that my SR was still not working (doesnt let me create a restore point) and they led me to the windows/Microsoft website where they had a step by step guide on resolving the issue. After doing it just as specified, I am still unable to create one. The member told me to bring this up here and see if anyone here has a solution. Please keep in mind I have already tried the step from Microsoft how it says to go into safe mode and flick a few options and delete a certain file and it did not work. The error message I keep getting is "Unable to create a restore point. Please restart your PC and run System Restore again". Of course, restarting does nothing. Anyone got any solution to this? I will be highly grateful. THANKS!

A:Unable to create a System Restore Point!!!

hello ,

give me a few min. to check i think i have what you need to fix this but i have to find it scan it then post it for you

mike

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Last week I installed Office 2007, but Outlook wouldn't send email. Despite changing my anti virus to AVG in an attempt to solve this, it still didn't work.
I then tried to un-install Office - but it froze half way each time. I manually sent all the programme files to the recycle bin but the computer wouldn't delete all of them.
So I reinstalled Office, outlook wouldn't send again and on trying to delete the programme I encountered the same set of problems.

Feeling I had no other choice I carried out a system restore. All three times it didn't complete, citing a system fault/power cut.

How can I make it all better? - Have I made some really bad novice mistakes?

Is there anymore info I need to give to get help from you guys?

A:Vista Unable To Complete A System Restore

I'm pretty novice also, but did you try starting in safe mode?

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My comp has been experiencing several problems and is running poorly. I bought an external HD, completely backed up everything important and was about to run a system restore as I had created a manual restore point following the resolution of previous problems. The link to the thread is found below.

However, when I use the system restore wizard, I can only select November 8th, 9th, and 10th...and today is the 10th. I created the manual restore point back in March 2006. I cannot change the month and I have no idea where to find manual points.

Could someone please help me find the restore point I created when my computer was working perfectly?
http://forums.techguy.org/malware-r...s/453201-solved-persistent-spyware-virus.html
 

A:Solved: System Restore: Finding Manual Restore Points

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I currently can't make a system image or restore point.

The error I receive for the system image attempt is:

The backup failed.

Windows Backup timed-out before the shared protection point was created. (0x80780021)

Additional Information:
The creation of a shadow copy has timed out. Try this operation again. (0x81000101)

When I attempt a restore point it gives me the (0x81000101) error.
Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.

A:Unable to create system image or restore point

  
Quote: Originally Posted by fr0gger


I currently can't make a system image or restore point.

The error I receive for the system image attempt is:

The backup failed.

Windows Backup timed-out before the shared protection point was created. (0x80780021)

Additional Information:
The creation of a shadow copy has timed out. Try this operation again. (0x81000101)

When I attempt a restore point it gives me the (0x81000101) error.


Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.


How large is your backup drive?

I have a 500gb hd and 50gb backup. You should have at least 40 gb or more.

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Hi,
This is regarding a Sony Vaio (VGNFZ140E) laptop which was pre installed with Windows Vista Home Premium. It has a 200 GB hard disk with 2 GB RAM. As I was not much comfortable with Vista, I formatted the C drive (Only the C drive was formatted, not the Recovery partition) and installed Windows XP but later found that Sound card driver for Windows XP are not available and so I though of restoring the Vista from the recovery partition in hard disk.

I restarted the computer and pressed F10 and came to a menu which has got the following four options.
1) Windows System Restore
2) Vaio Hardware Diagnostics
3) Restore C drive
4) Restore Data

I selected the third option which is to Restre C drive and a messge was displayed in the next screen saying this will

1) Format C drive
2) Restore Operatin System
3) Install Custom Programs

But when I click on the start button I am getting the following error.

"Your System drive is too small or may not exist. Select Restore Complete System to perform a complete system recovery"

Here the problem is that I couldn't find any button anywhere saying Restore Complete System.

I got a Recovery Partition which is of 7160 MB which has only 903 MB free space as follows

E: Partition1 <Recovery> [NTFS] 7160 MB (903 MB free)

C: Partition2[Unknown] 183610 MB free

Unpartitioned Space 8 MB

I have a recovery CD given by the Circuit City guys, but unfortunately they had given the recovery disk of a different model ie VGNFZ140... Read more

A:Unable to find Restore Complete System in Vista

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I am using XP Home Edition. I want to restore my system to one of my manually created restore points from a few months ago, but the calendar won't let me go out of the month of June, to a previous month. How do I get there? Thanks. I downloaded a popup blocker, restarted my machine, and lost all contents of Outlook Express.
 

A:Manual restore point XP

If you can't get past June, then you may be able to get it.

See this link ( http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;307545&Product=winxp ) mostly part 2.

However, If all you want to get back is your Outlook Express files, then do a search for "*.dbx" [without the quotes] and they should still be there (you will get inbox.dbx, sent.dbx, etc.). When you find them, just import them back.

You may have double inbox.dbx, etc.. so you may have to use trial and error when importing to find your old files.
 

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I manually removed several infected dll's. I deleted virus heat 4.3. Their were other virus's that were in my computer as well (rebooter trojans and others that are currently quarantined in Norton). I have been unable to set a system restore point. Also, there are a couple of programs that might not be working properly now as a result. I was unable to upload any updates from microsoft's site. I have automatic update on.

Results of my DSS scan;Deckard's System Scanner v20071014.68
Extra logfile - please post this as an attachment with your post.
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

-- System Information ----------------------------------------------------------

Unable to create WMI object.

Architecture: X86; Language: English

Percentage of Memory in Use: 62%
Physical Memory (total/avail): 446.04 MiB / 166.71 MiB
Pagefile Memory (total/avail): 1056.66 MiB / 665.04 MiB
Virtual Memory (total/avail): 2047.88 MiB / 1956.45 MiB

C: is Fixed (NTFS) - 74.34 GiB total, 65.28 GiB free.
D: is CDROM (No Media)
E: is Removable (FAT)


-- Security Center -------------------------------------------------------------

AUOptions is scheduled to auto-install.
Windows Internal Firewall is disabled.

FirstRunDisabled is set.
AntiVirusDisableNotify is set.
FirewallDisableNotify is set.

Unable to create WMI object.

-- Environment Variables -------------------------------------------------------

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A:Unable to set system restore point, had 'virus heat', I then removed it...

Welcome to TSF.

Download Malwarebytes ' Anti-Malware at http://www.besttechie.net/tools/mbam-setup.exe or http://www.majorgeeks.com/Malwarebyt...are_d5756.html Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.

* Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
* If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
* Once the program has loaded, select Perform Full Scan, then click Scan.
* The scan may take some time to finish, so please be patient.
* When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
* Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
* When disinfection is completed, a log will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to restart (see Extra Note below).
* The log is automatically saved by MBAM and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.
* Copy & paste the entire report into your next reply.

Extra Note:
If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove, you will be presented with 1 of 2 prompts. Click OK to either and let MBAM proceed with the disinfection process. If asked to restart the computer, please do so immediately.

Go to http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/comb...o-use-combofix and follow the instructions on how to install the Recovery Console and run ComboFix. Go through all the steps until posting the log part. Post the combofix log here.

Download HijackThis at http://www.greyknight17.... Read more

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Hi all, here's some more problems from me. For years now, I have not been able to set a system restore point. Yes, I know, bad. I haven't always been very computer-savvy (even less than now!) When I try to set a point, I get this error message: "System restore is not able to create a restore point. Please restart the computer and try system restore again." Restarting doesnt help and yes, I have it enabled and running and same goes for task scheduler. I have had malware problems that took me ages to fix, so I need this more than ever to run.

Next issue: I cannot open Microsoft HTML Help files. When I try double clicking nothing happens. I fiddled with the registry not long ago, when I thought I knew what I was doing and may have screwed this up in the process. Any pointers?

Thanks for any help.

A:Unable to set a System Restore Point and cant open HTML Help files

Mmm, there is malware that can make such changes, that remain, even after you clean up. But this kind of problems can also be caused by messing with the registry. You can try an XP roll-back installation. By doing so, all original windows files will be set back. You will loose all updates and service packs installed after your xp-install. For exemple, if your CD is XP home SP1, you will go back to that version and have to download/install all updates that came after that release.
However you will not loose any personal files/programs.
After your computer is started, just put the XP-cd in the CD-drive, run the cd and choose install xp. I dont know if this works when your computer came with a manufacturer-CD however.

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Is this possible, if yes, how?

My manual created restore points get deleted at random. Sometimes they will still be available after weeks. Sometimes they just dissapear for reasons unknown to me. The last one dissapeared within 9 days and I'm now trying to figure out when this last restore point got deleted and for what reason. Can you help?

A:Want to know what deleted my last manual restore point (w7 x64)

I would imagine it would depend on how much drive space you have allocated to system restore.

What should happen is that when the allocated drive space is full, the oldest restore point will get deleted.

Don't forget also that Windows security updates will very often create a restore point, which can affect the frequency with which restore points get deleted.

System Restore&#58; frequently asked questions

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Noticed computer was acting quite sluggish. Could not do Windows Updates, Install Hijack this (Eventually got it installed by changing install name), or run/update any anti-virus. Help would be greatly appreciated. Would not even let me try a system restore.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 5:33:57 PM, on 12/15/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\RaMaint.exeC:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\LogMeIn.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\PnkBstrA.exeC:\Program Files\Alcohol Soft\Alcohol 120\StarWind\StarWindServiceAE.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\LogMeIn.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:... Read more

A:Browser Hijacked, Unable to Install Antivirus or Complete System Restore

DDS Log:

DDS (Version 1.0.1) - NTFSx86
Run by Trey at 17:59:09.23 on Mon 12/15/2008
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_03
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.2047.1279 [GMT -6:00]

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k HTTPFilter
C:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\RaMaint.exe
C:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\LogMeIn.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\PnkBstrA.exe
C:\Program Files\Alcohol Soft\Alcohol 120\StarWind\StarWindServiceAE.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXE
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\PowerISO\PWRISOVM.EXE
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.....Office started the chain of events I think

Last week I installed Office 2007, but Outlook wouldn't send email. Despite changing my anti virus to AVG in an attempt to solve this, it still didn't work.
I then tried to un-install Office - but it froze half way each time. I manually sent all the programme files to the recycle bin but the computer wouldn't delete all of them.
So I reinstalled Office, outlook wouldn't send again and on trying to delete the programme I encountered the same set of problems.

Feeling I had no other choice I carried out a system restore. All three times it didn't complete, citing a system fault/power cut.

How can I make it all better? - Have I made some really bad novice mistakes?

Is there anymore info I need to give to get help from you guys?

A:Reply to this topicStart new topic > Vista Unable To Complete A System Restore

I have tried on safe mode too.

Below is the problems as I try to system restore..

then

And once my computer has rebooted and taken 5 minutes to think about it, this comes up......

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Hi,

I have Win XP SP2 and I am trying to manually create a restore point before I load on IE7 standalone.

I have been to
Start->All Programs->Accessories->System Tools->System Restore.
but there is only a restore option on the screen, there is no 'create a restore point' option.

I have obviously set something somewhere that disables this, can anyone tell me how to get this back please?

Thanks,
Paul
 

A:Manual run of create restore point missing.

Hi there,
This may help

http://www.5starsupport.com/faq/xp-system-restore.htm
 

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When I start with a vlean slate (that is deletion of all restore points and create 1 manually after virus-scanning). This Restore point grows pretty fast. Starts with 72MB and grows to 140 MB wihtin 2 hours. 1 Gb within two days. What could be the reson?

I have 1 500GBsystem harddrive and 2% reserved for System Restore.

A:Manual restore point growing too fast?

Check how many restore points those really are. The cmd command is vssadmin list shadows

I suspect there are more than 1 restore points. But it does not matter. The shadowstorage works first in, first out.

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Hello Folks. I have been searching the internet for a resolution on how to create a restore point after following the instructions Vista tells me that I need 1gb of spare space and that this is not available but on checking free disk space I have 128gb spare.
"Is there a solution out there".
 

A:Solved: unable to create a restore point

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Hi, really annoying, because I always create restore points when installing software.
I tried the following command, in case, but no results:

> sfc /scannow
> DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

What can I do?

Thanks
Serros

A:Cannot create manual Restore Point, nor read current ones >deactivated

Yes it seems Win10 has it disabled by default ......at least on some machines...

did you go through the Tutorial here :System Protection - Turn On or Off for Drives in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

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Greetings to all.

My wife is running Xp home edition on a Dell Inspirion 1520. The computer is not recognizing the CD drive. Even when we go to "my computer" it is not shown as a "Device with removable storage" My first thought to fix this was to restore the computer to an earlier point but when I get to the calendar to set a manual restore point the arrow buttons at the top of the calendar don't allow me to select anything other than the current date. Anyone have any ideas about this?

Thanks,

Jim

A:Manual restore point date selection doesn't work

I'd start simply. Disable System Restore, reboot, then re-enable System Restore and see if that fixes the problem. Let me know if it did

Cheers.
DataMan

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Need help with this one. When I bring up the system restore application and try to restore to an earlier point the calendar is frozen and all the dates even future ones are highlighted. I've attached a screen shot. Never seen this before, could use some help. Thanks
 

A:Solved: System Restore Point

Try doing it in safemode.
 

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Hi, I just wanted to know how to do a complete system restore on my computer. I have way too much junk on my laptop, and i just want to restore it to the factory settings and start from scratch. I have a Dell Inspiron 9300. Thanks
 

A:Solved: Complete System Restore

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Please can someone tell me if there is a way i can do a complete system restore back to factory settings on my HP desktop computer, i am not worried about losing any data as there aint anything on it.
thanks,
 

A:Solved: help with a complete system restore

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My son has a hp pavillion notebook with vista - he accidentally deleted alot of the files including his backup files. We contacted HP and got the recovery discs. We are told that when you insert the discs, you should get prompts to continue. NOTHING happens when we put the discs in and HP wont help unless you pay them tech support - They said they have instructions on their website, which i went to - but it does not tell me how to manually get the discs to start up... ANY Help would be appreciated.
 

A:Solved: Need to do a complete system restore

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I went to my computer this morning (just had computer at desktop with no programs running) and found that it had a complete physical memory dump. I restarted the computer thinking no big deal I had seen this once before a few years ago on a different computer. It restarted from an old system restore point in Sept 07. I could have sworn I had set up for auto restore point creation or something of the like. Well that is my only newest restore point to go to other than the one for today after the PMD. The biggest thing I am worried about is I had TONS of pictures of my new baby on this computer. THAT is what I really want to make sure I can get. What info do I need to get for you to help and how can I pull it up. I lost access to internet with that computer so I am using my laptop to post this. I can do screenshots and put that on a thumbdrive to this computer for posting. Thank you for anyone that can try to help.

A:Complete PMD, restarted comp at old restore point with no newer one

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Originally Posted by tjmnavynuke


I went to my computer this morning (just had computer at desktop with no programs running) and found that it had a complete physical memory dump. I restarted the computer thinking no big deal I had seen this once before a few years ago on a different computer. It restarted from an old system restore point in Sept 07. I could have sworn I had set up for auto restore point creation or something of the like. Well that is my only newest restore point to go to other than the one for today after the PMD. The biggest thing I am worried about is I had TONS of pictures of my new baby on this computer. THAT is what I really want to make sure I can get. What info do I need to get for you to help and how can I pull it up. I lost access to internet with that computer so I am using my laptop to post this. I can do screenshots and put that on a thumbdrive to this computer for posting. Thank you for anyone that can try to help.






Hi. . .

Welcome to TSF.

I assume that since that you saw the new restore point, you actually logged on to Windows. Did you search for the pictures and cannot find them?

Also, check for the existance of any memory dumps left behind by the system crash. They would be located in the folder c:\windows\minidump if they exist. The filenames would be similar to Mini040308.dmp.

Please let me know. I'll then provide further instructions.

Regards. . .
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I would like to set an automatic system restore point every day at 4:00 AM.
When I go to scheduled tasks and browse for the program I want to run
it lists SYSTEM RESTORE. Ok - But is that creating a restore point ( which is what I want ) or is it restoring my computer ?

Lew
 

A:Solved: Scheduled System Restore Point

Yes that would create a restore point when it runs. Here is some more info http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/helpandsupport/getstarted/ballew_03may19.mspx
 

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sorry me again .. I want to try do system restore to the point I am sure was running pretty good which is some point last year probably Novemeber.. But my system restore in windows xp SP3, Latititude D505 does go beyond January of this year. Please may I know what would have happe ned to all those system restores, I have done manually or automatic system restores of all previous years. I think I will try to go working good one times. If I cannot resolve my issues.

A:[SOLVED] system restore to last year point

Your old System Restore points do not remain available indefinitely.
System Restore can only use a pre-allocated amount of disk space to store restore points.
When this allocated space becomes full, the oldest restore points are automatically deleted to make room for new ones.

The best method of keeping a system state indefinitely is to use disk-imaging software to create an image of your hard drive, but you need a second hard drive to store it on.
An example of disk-imaging software is this (which I use):

[email protected] Disk Image: [email protected] Disk Image. Windows & Servers Backup Software. Win XP, 7, 2003, 2008, Vista

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Ok so I had this problem last night , my laptop became dead slow at 1st then while browsing it hanged completely and I could not even start task manager , I restarted it by holding the power button and it showd toshiba logo and then a black screen , with blinking cursor, I turned it off after sometime because it was not booting and started looking for the solution. I found the remove battery n charger , hold power for 60sec thing but when I turned it on before applying the method it booted normally now after some hours it became dead slow so I restarted it by going to start > restart and it restarted but again the black screen and white cursor , So after trying 10 times f8 it did not work (win recovery ) so i pressed f12 on 11th attempt and changed booting to fast from normal now it did not solved the problem but created a more deeper one , now I do not get the toshiba logo or f2 f12 option or anything it just goes to black screen with no cursor at the left top corner. I tried the battery removing thing , no help.Also the
f 12 is not WORKING

i want one of the following things

1. FIX THIS ISSUE, START WIN , MOVE IMP FILES FROM C AND THEN RESTORE FACTORY SETTING
2. JUST RESTORE THE WIN FACTORY SETTING
3. ANYOTHER INFORMATION REGARDING THE SPECIFIC ERROR CAUSING THE PROBLEM

A:Win7 not booting want to restore to earlier point or complete factory

not to forget num lock light is on , fans are working

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please help me >.<Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 11:28:08 AM, on 1/19/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr .exeC:\Program Files\Internet Download Manager\IDMan.exeC:\Program Files\Compaq Connections\5577497\Program\Compaq Connections.exeC:\Program Files\Imation\ImationFlashDetect.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exeC:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\vmnat.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\vmnetdhcp.exeC:\Program Files\Internet Download Manager\IEMonitor.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\usnsvc.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shar... Read more

A:Comp Slower >.< And Unable To Restore To Earlier Date / Make Restore Point

Welcome to the BleepingComputer HijackThis Logs and Analysis forum. My name is Richie and i'll be helping you to fix your problems.Apologies for the late response,as i'm sure you can appreciate we are extremely busy.If you've already recieved help at another forum and your issues have been resolved,or you're presently recieving help elsewhere then please let us know.If you have not followed the info in the link below prior to posting your log then please do so now:Preparation Guide for use before posting a HijackThis Log:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/34773/preparation-guide-for-use-before-using-malware-removal-tools-and-requesting-help/If you still require help,please post a new Hijackthis log into this topic in your next reply.Also post a detailed description of the issues you're experiencing.*Note*Post all reports/logs directly into this topic,not as attachments,thanks.

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Can use your help...started up the computer today and my Word2007 normal template was corrupted. I attempted to locate the normal.dot(m) file and was unsuccessful (I searched all files and folders). Then ran Norton and found nothing; then tried to do a system restore and received error message indicating that the following file failed to extract: C:\Program Files9x86)\Common Files\microsoft shared\vgx\vgx.dll - restore point was damaged of deleted during restore...which all has me thinking I have a virus of some type...
 
Here are the two logs; thanks for your help:
 
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UNLESS SPECIFICALLY INSTRUCTED, DO NOT POST THIS LOG.
IF REQUESTED, ZIP IT UP & ATTACH IT
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DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01)
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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Boot Device: \Device\HarddiskVolume1
Install Date: 7/29/2012 12:51:12 AM
System Uptime: 9/13/2013 10:52:05 AM (1 hours ago)
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Motherboard: PEGATRON CORPORATION |  | VIOLET6
Processor: AMD Phenom™ II X4 820 Processor | CPU 1 | 2800/200mhz
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==== Disk Partitions =========================
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C: is FIXED (NTFS) - 1386 GiB total, 1292.96 GiB free.
D: is FIXED (NTFS) - 11 GiB total, 1.476 GiB free.
E: is CDROM (CDFS)
F: is FIXED (FAT32) - 149 GiB total, 108.149 GiB free.
G: is Removable
H: is Removable
I: is Removable
J: is Removable
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==== Disabled Device Manager Items =============
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==== System Restore Points ===================
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RP105: 9/9/2013 4:39:09 PM - Scheduled Checkpoint
RP106: 9/10/2013 10:58:14 PM - Windows Update
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A:Corrupted normal.dot(m) file and unable to restore to prior restore point

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.===Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps.=== 9/13/2013 10:51:31 AM, Error: Ntfs [55] - The file system structure on the disk is corrupt and unusable. Please run the chkdsk utility on the volume HP.How to:http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-performance/using-windows-7-how-do-i-run-chkdsk/a68b3e4d-1a42-e011-9767-d8d385dcbb12Let it finish.===Can this be the cause of not finding normal.dot?One of the fundamentals of Word is that all its main settings are in a file named normal.dot. (In Word 2007 and Word 2010 this file is called normal.dotm.)p.s.Do you get a prompt that the file is corrupted?http://support.microsoft.com/kb/291352===Lets check for malware.Search and delete the AdWare, PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program) installed on your computer.Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode onto your Desktop.Close all open programs and internet browsers.Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.Click the Scan button and wait for the process to complete.Click the Report button and the report will open in Notepad.IMPORTANTIf you click the Clean button all items listed in the rep... Read more

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Greetings and salutations

I have been away for a while and my brother inserted my cousin's USb drive to our computer for an errand. While the pc boot up an unknown program suddenly promt my brother to open file with what option. Seeing this as nothing, he proceed to access the usb and double click. This made my Desktop dl files from the infected usb, created a back up file for every program in my program menu (i.e Yahoo messenger > yahoo messenger.exe etc....) to make matters worse, it delete the system restore file points and disable the task manager. The AVG does not scan any malware and lavasoft ad aware did not pick up any unusual file. I ran the HJTthis file nd create a log file without deleting anything. Hope this helps.

Here is my computer specs:

Athlon XP 1600
1 gig ram DDR

Windows XP Home edition
80 Gig sea gate ram (2 partition 20 gig, and 60 gig)

Internet connection
IE6
Firefox

AVG 7.54 Free edition

Thanks

Oh and the latest HJTT log file

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 10:06:56 PM, on 1/21/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exe
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A:Solved: Virus that delete my system restore point and disable the task manager

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Dear Experts,

Since Yesterday, I am faced with a new problem. After I start the system
as usually goes to load personal settings and then long long blue screen more than 2-3 minutes .. later slowly every thing comes up.

Already faced with too long boot up time, I have my machine cleaned certified by security experts in this forum. I have winpatrol, snoopfree, scotty,SuperAntispyware and ESET all recommended ones running.. It used to take a long time before Dell quick set comes up.

Now that + blue screen time. So I tried system restore, strangely system restore at any time I choose comes with "there are no changes" error.

I copy the sr and sr services trace here. I googled and found Norton does that, I have no Norton on my system and I have searched for stray norton in my registry .. there is none.

Here is the log:
Event Type: Error
Event Source: sr
Event Category: None
Event ID: 1
Date: 3/31/2012
Time: 1:23:10 PM
User: N/A
Computer: ANAND
Description:
The System Restore filter encountered the unexpected error '0xC000007F' while processing the file 'DESKTOP.INI' on the volume 'DP(1)0x7e00-0x2730c00+1'. It has stopped monitoring the volume.

For more information, see Help and Support Center at Events and Errors Message Center: Basic Search.
Data:
0000: 06 00 00 00 04 00 4e 00 ......N.
0008: 00 00 00 00 01 00 00 c0 .......?
0010: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ........
0018: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 ........
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A:[SOLVED] Blue screen long time; System Restore at every point failed.

Go to Start/Run and type chkdsk C: /R and press enter. The Command Prompt window appears (DOS). Now type a Y for Yes to run Check Disk at next bootup then manually reboot the computer. The Check Disk utility will run at next boot up and try and fix any file errors.
You also can download the ISO image for Seatools, WD DataLifeGuard or Drive Fitness in my signature and burn the image to a CD using IMGBurn also in my signature. And boot off of the newly created CD and run the Quick and Advanced tests on the HDD.

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Win XP Home SP2

I am having problems with system restore. When I try to open system restore and restore my system to a previous time, i get this message:

SYSTEM RESTORE IS NOT ABLE TO PROTECT YOUR COMPUTER. PLEASE RESTART YOUR COMPUTER AND THEN RUN SYSTEM RESTORE AGAIN.

When I do just that, the same message comes up again and again.

I next go to the control panel and open up the system properties window. Under the tab System Restore I try to check the box: TURN OF SYSTEM RESTORE FOR ALL DRIVES. I do this to try to clear out the cache or restore points and I get the following message:

YOU HAVE CHOSEN TO TURN OF SYSTEM RESTORE. IF YOU CONTINUE ALL EXISTING RESTORE POINTS WILL BE DELETED, AND YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO TRACK AND UNDO CHANGES MADE TO YOUR COMPUTER.

DO YOU WISH TO TURN OFF SYSTEM RESTORE?

When I hit yes, i get:

SYSTEM RESTORE ENCOUNTERED AN ERROR TRYING TO ENABLE/DISABLE ONE OR MORE DRIVES. PLEASE RESTART YOU MACHING AND TRY AGAIN.

So I restart and the same thing again.

Next I try to disable each of the 2 drives that I have, one by one. My OS is on C: and my storage disk is D: I try to disable D: first and get the following:

STORAGE (D IS THE SYSTEM DRIVE. YOU CANNOT TURN OFF SYSTEM RESTORE ON THIS DRIVE WITHOUT TURNING IR OFF ON ALL DRIVES. TO DO THIS, CLICK OK OR CANCEL TO RETURN TO THE SYSTEM RESTORE TAB.

I hit cancel and select the settings for C: and get the following message when I try to disable system restore:

WINDOWS XP (C

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A:Solved: System Restore Problems - Unable to Restore

To fix the problem try disabling System Restore temporarily.

By checking "Turn off System Restore" in the Control Panel.

Reboot, then enable it, and reboot again.
 

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I have had this problem for quite a while. I'm able to create restore points (and they show up in the list), but I'm unable to 'restore' them... I get the system cannot restore error. I have Norton-Comcast and have deactivated 'tamper protection' with no luck.

A:Unable to restore - can save a restore point

Do you know what the error code is? Perhaps you can search it in google and perhaps a solution will pop up? Have you tried to uninstall norton comcast and other protection software to see if that works? Going into safe mode have you tried that? That should work in safe mode.

Can you post the actual message that it pop up too? thanks!

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My system is working fine. I've created a system restore point to fall back on in case anything goes wrong in the future.

Now I'd like to disable system restore so that it doesn't use system resources. If I do that, however, it deletes my restore point.

Is it possible to back up the restore point so that it doesn't get deleted when system restore is disabled? Which directory is it stored in?

I'm confused and would appreciate a little help.

Cheers

A:Manual system restore

System restore will only revert system settings back to the restore point - not user settings or personal files. I think its an all or nothing sort of thing.
Would a complete backup not suit more?

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My Lenovo T60 crashed and was not able to be repaired. I do not know what caused my laptop to crash, but according to the PC Tech, the hard drive was reformatted. To be honest, I am here in the Philippines and did not bring my recovery disks with me & I am not so sure about the technical ability of the PC Tech.

That being said, he installed Windows XP Professional on my laptop and partitioned my hard drive. I have a 250 GB Western Digital HD. Before my laptop crashed, the drive was NOT partitioned. After the installation, I now have two drives, C, with 40 GB and D, with about 200 GB.

I lost a lot of photos and music, and other important documents. I decided to try to recover some of these files and used Recuva. The good news is that a lot of missing documents can be recovered. While listing the files and looking at them, I noticed that I had several System Restore points that I can recover.

My question is, can I use the most recent System Restore point that I recover and use that to reinstall all the missing software? I had MS Office 2007 Professional, MS Visio 2007, MS Project 2007, and other software that I do not have the installation disks with me.

From what I have read, System Restore will reinstall the system (registry, files, and software only) and not the My Documents folder.

If this can work, where do I put the system restore file? If need be, I can delete the new partition and resize the C partition, restore, and then repartition the hard drive afterwards.
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A:Can I use a recovered System Restore point file to restore missing sw crashed laptop?

Since you already lost everything, try the System restore but first backup everything Recuva found onto a USB key. If your version Windows was not the same what the tech installed, it might not work. Also, he should have first ask you what to do with your files before formatting.
Otherwise you will have to wait till you can re-install everything.
 

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My questions are on Windows 7 System Restore, Restore Points and Backups; specifically, potentially using a Backup as a Permanent Restore Point.

Here is the situation...

About a month ago, I did a complete Factory Restore on my HP desktop and returned it to it's factory condition. After removing the bloatware and performing all the necessary Windows Updates, the Factory Restore process went off without any issues.

Today, however, I needed to use System Restore due to an issue I was having with multiple monitors that I just couldn't figure out. So, I went into System Restore and found a "Date andTime" of a restore point that was right around the same time I did the Factory Restore. That Restore Point was also the oldest and since I knew it was a known & good restore point, I decided to use it. That restore point "Description" was labeled "System Image Restore Point" and the "Type" was labeled "Backup." (See Image)



I don't recall setting up or doing any backups although, between Windows Backup, Norton Backup and HP's Backup utilities some type of backup obviously happened. FYI, I hate having all those options, as I'd rather use native Windows tools. In any case, today, I used the System Restore using the System Image Restore Point labeled as Backup and, after performing a few minor Windows Updates, everything went off without a hitch and my monitor problem was solved.

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A:Windows 7 - System Restore, Saving a Backup & Permanant Restore Point

ad 1) restore points are in the shadowstorage

ad 2) yes they are overwritten when the shadowstorage is full. You can set the size of the shadowstorage with vssadmin

ad 3) for permanent backups I suggest imaging. There you control the images yourself.

Imaging with free Macrium

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My questions are on Windows 7 System Restore, Restore Points and Backups; specifically, potentially using a Backup as a Permanent Restore Point.

Here is the situation...

About a month ago, I did a complete Factory Restore on my HP desktop and returned it to it's factory condition. After removing the bloatware and performing all the necessary Windows Updates, the Factory Restore process went off without any issues.

Today, however, I needed to use System Restore due to an issue I was having with multiple monitors that I just couldn't figure out. So, I went into System Restore and found a "Date andTime" of a restore point that was right around the same time I did the Factory Restore. That Restore Point was also the oldest and since I knew it was a known & good restore point, I decided to use it. That restore point "Description" was labeled "System Image Restore Point" and the "Type" was labeled "Backup." (See Image)



I don't recall setting up or doing any backups although, between Windows Backup, Norton Backup and HP's Backup utilities some type of backup obviously happened. FYI, I hate having all those options, as I'd rather use native Windows tools. In any case, today, I used the System Restore using the System Image Restore Point labeled as Backup and, after performing a few minor Windows Updates, everything went off without a hitch and my monitor problem was solved.

However, seeing that Restore point b... Read more

A:Windows 7 - System Restore, Saving a Backup & Permanant Restore Point

ad 1) restore points are in the shadowstorage

ad 2) yes they are overwritten when the shadowstorage is full. You can set the size of the shadowstorage with vssadmin

ad 3) for permanent backups I suggest imaging. There you control the images yourself.

Imaging with free Macrium

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I used to be able to get a System Restore point generated daily and accessible on a calendar. I understand that the Restore Point calendar has been done away with, can't imagine why?

Is it now possible to have a daily System Restore point automatically generated and easily accessible somewhere?

Thank you!

A:Can System Restore Automatically Generate Daily Restore Point?

Welcome to the Seven Forums

See if this tutorial will help.
System Restore Point : Create at System Startup

Jerry

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It appears that I have created 2 files that system restore uses in creating restore points.
I found that by deleating on of them, system restore returns to functionalaity.
Unfortunately, I didnt make a record of the file name that gets duplicated (slightly different duplicate).

If someone knows the file created and maintaind by the system restore process, I would appreciate you letting me know what it is so I can delete one of them.
TIA
Neil

A:System Restore- Created Duplicate Restore Point Files

Wait what is your asking? System Restore creates restore points, which are hidden in a folder called "System Volume Information" on the root of your system drive. These restore points are actually folders inside System Volume Information, each folder contains versions of system files and data of changes to your system (such as software and hardware installs). If a problem occurs you can revert to a restore point.

If you are worried you have two restores are almost identical you can clear all the restore points leaving the most recent by going to Start (Orb on Vista)->All Programs->Accessories->System Tools->Disk Cleanup.

Vista - On Vista, dialog will open click "Files from all users on this computer", then on following dialog click "OK".
XP - On XP, click "OK" on the dialog that appears.

Now it will start scanning for files that can be cleaned up. When it's done scanning a new window will appear and on the top of that window there will be some tabs, click the tab labeled "More Options". Look for the section that talks about System Restore and click the Clean Up button. Then Click "OK" on the main window. This clears all the restore points except for the most recent and should resolve your duplicate restore point problem.

I do not recommend that you ever delete files or folders in the System Volume Information, as if you need that file and your system crashes you are pretty much screwed.

-Michael

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In the Windows & Task Scheduler, I have the default SR set up to run daily at 12:00am and on system startup. The Last Run Result is always "The operation completed successfully. (0x0)" and the History shows "Task completed" for each scheduled restore. However when I go into System Restore and view the restore points, none of the scheduled ones are listed. All the ones listed are Manual (which I can do through Windows Button -> Create a restore point ->Create), Critical Update (post Windows Update) and Install (post software installation).

I've increased the Disk Space Usage parameter to make sure there's plenty of space. I've also tried entering the command manually in cmd.exe:

"%windir%\system32\rundll32.exe /d srrstr.dll,ExecuteScheduledSPPCreation"

It appears to run (no error message), but it still doesn't produce any restore point and when I check in Task Manager I never actually see the rundll32.exe process run with that Command Line.

A:Scheduled System Restore not producing restore point

Hello Skeltong, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You might see if using METHOD TWO to create a task that will create a restore point may work better for you. You can adjust for when to create to what you like instead.

System Restore Point : Create at System Startup

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Running XPHome, and trying to fix my Security Center (disabled in Services and can't be enabled) . . . there doesn't appear to be a way to fix that problem so System Restore came to mind. I can invoke SR OK, pick an earlier point (there are several back through March 29), and click "Next" to get to a "Confirm Restore Point Selection" screen. Once there, I can click next dozens of times, or once and wait . . . and nothing happens.

Trying to restore from Safe Mode is even less productive. On startup, when selecting "no" to enter System Restore, I get a message saying that System Restore cannot be used, and that I should reboot and try again. That hasn't worked (I've tried).

The System Restore Service is running, so something else is preventing SR from advancing. What are my options here? (Or, while we're at it, what can I do about my disabled Security Center Service?)

Thanks for any ideas -

A:System restore not restoring from existing restore point

The Security Center being shut down is a possible symptom of Conficker being on your computer. Go to the link below to check your system.http://www.confickerworkinggroup.org/wiki/

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twice I've run system restore, and it always says failed. System restore started,goes threw loading registry and then reboots, after desktop loads the failed dialog box comes up.
I've read previous posts, and checked services running and made sure System Restore is on with available space.
At one time I'd run a program called Smart V 2.0 from the Windows Club. It had disabled a lot of services to speedup boot time. I've since reinstalled default settings for the services. Could that have maybe screwed up the restore points?
My computer had froze, and that is when I tried the restore. Computer is running OK now, but would really feel better if I knew System Restore would work. Thanks for your time.

A:system restore fails saying possible corrupted restore point

Welcome to our Forum Johnf.

This tutorial by Capt.Jack Sparrow should help.

System Restore General Troubleshooting to Fix Issues

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I want to restore my system to yesterday but the only restore point shown is 6-month old system image restore point. Are there any hidden restore points? And, how can I access them?

A:System Restore only shows an Image Restore Point

Generally system restore will show all the available restore points.
This kind of thing can usually be explained away by the use of a system optimizing or cleaner type program wiping system restore points as they are created. Generally you should have one for every windows update you've applied at the very least.
If they are not there system restore has been disabled on your system. Or something, or someone has been removing them.

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Hi

Ok I borke world recored for formating windows 7 , the last 2 months .
The problem is ;
Windows System restore keep freezing , I'm not trying to do system restore , but when I try to install/remove a software , windows try to create restore point , making the installation/removing prograss freeze , till the process fail , takes about an hour to. Installation/removing will continues after.

This windows is 6 days old , issue keep getting back after each format , sometimes after 2 weeks, sometimes after few days , once happened after installing graphic driver ( was first and only thing installed ) .

Sometimes it works fine after reboot , then refuse to work hour later .

I turned system protection off , the installing/removing works fine.
I tried tracking the issue , but it happens randomly .
Is this another windows 7 bug ?

What could trigger this issue ?
I did full scan , Kasper Sky , Avast ,and Nod32 , system is clean.
Removed Anti viruse .
Reinstalled , repaired windows through upgrade , issue still exist , not fixed.
System restore works fine in safe mode.

Any help , would be appreciated.
Thanks.

A:Windows 7 system restore point. Can't create / restore .

I solved this issue. Might someone els find this thread helpful.

Since it worked in safe mode and not in normal mode , there must be something perventing it from this.
in MSconfig , I unchecked all startup , and all services , except Microsoft services , System point was working fine then, I enabled few services and startup till I found the software causing this issue , it was graphic tweaking tool that comes with graphic card driver (Zotac fire storm ) I unistalled it , but it wasn't enough , I had to remove the startup entry manualy , now system working perfectly .

I hope this methode helps people that suffering from smiliar issue .
Note : If it fail to create restore point in safe mode , probably system file is damaged , and the above might not work.

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In Windows 7, when does System Restore automatically create a Restore Point?

A:System Restore: When Does It Auto Create a Restore Point?

Basically it makes one weekly, during critical system events and before the installation of programs.

Read more here
System Restore: frequently asked questions - Windows Help

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I think I accidentally deleted some file on my c drive, and I am trying to restore the computer (Dell, microsoft 7) to its previous state but when i try to restore files it says that no restore points have been creaed.... open system protection. I can't open system protection. please help.

A:system restore does not work, cannot find a restore point

when I press ok nothing happens

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