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

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

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

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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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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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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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this is very weird
I have no restore points, so I create a new one, get a success message
then when I go to see the restore point, 7 comes back and sez no restore points there!!!
I ran a sfc /scannow, it came back ok
did my commodo full scan, it finds issues with office 365 but no rootkits etc, lol
ran malware bytes and other rootkit revealers, nothing found there
I have 8gb set aside for restore points, that has been plenty in the past
I did have restore points at one point, did not check too recently though
any ideas what this could be???
 

A:restore point create success... but no restore point found????

After creating the new restore point and receiving the success message did you click on OK to finish the process?

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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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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: frequently asked questions

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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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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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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

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

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

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My computer (XP Home) is in a real mess, and I want to go back to better days with System Restore, ideally several weeks before various nightmares happened. But when I look for an earlier restore point there's only today's date. Is it possible for me to create a date for, say, a month ago? And if I manage to do this what programs or documents will I lose?

Please phrase your response for a non-techie. Thanks.

Angus
 

A:Solved: How to create a RESTORE POINT in XP's STSTEM RESTORE?

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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 just did a factory restore to the original settings, and tweaked stuff all day to optimize the settings of the machine.  I am now interested in saving a system snapshot onto my D drive (the OS runs on C drive I think), of the current exact state of the machine.  
 
Does someone know what this is called and where on this site I might find a document or post that shows how to do it?  (I don't have an internal or external CD drive if that's needed, or maybe it's not?)
 
And then how to restore to this exact point in time in the future if ever needed? 

A:How to Create a Current System Snapshot - And How To Restore to It

There are 2 options you may want to use at any case.
 
Using Windows System Restore
Windows 7 Backup and Restore

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Hi hope I'm in the right place. when I try to restore my computer no restore points are saved I have the system restore set to it's maximum capacity, there is plenty of space. I tried to create my own restore points and received message sytem restore is not able to create restore point please restart the computer and then run system restore again. I did and got same message again. Can someone please tell me how to rectify this problem. Thanks.

P.s. Was having trouble with screensaver which refused to start but have now disabled ehtray and screensaver is now working again.
 

A:no restore points and can't create restore point

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 Hi .... When I try and manually create a restore point in Vista I get the following error message:


 
Could not create the scheduled task for the following reason:
Cannot create a file when that file already exists (0X800700B7)
 
Coincidently this problem started when the last automatic restore point was created on Oct 26, 2008. Since then no other automatic restore points have been created and I can't create one manually either. Its almost as if the restore point creation process is stuck in constant write mode and won't create a new one automatically or manually.
 
This error message occurs whether VSSCOPY service is running or not. I have all the required system restore files or dlls in system 32. I have also eliminated any possibility of it being caused by another program since the automatic restore point creation process worked fine up until Oct 26, 2008. 
 
The following is the current content of my ONLY system restore registry key:
 
"hklm\software\microsoft\windows nt\currentversion\systemrestore" and its values are:
 
firstrun                       regdword     0x00000000 (0)
lastindex                    regdword     0X000000BB (187)
rpglobalinterval            regdword     0x00015180 (86400)
rplifeinterval                regdword      0xffffff (4294967295)
rpsessioninterval         regdword      0x00000001 (1)
 
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A:Re: Cannot create a Restore Point or Restore to a previous one

 
Hi Ray, to troubleshoot the issue, I suggest we first perform the following steps:
 
Use the System File Checker tool (SFC.exe)
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1.       Open an elevated command prompt. To do this, click Start, click All Programs, click Accessories, right-click Command Prompt, and then click Run as administrator. If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or click Allow.
2.       Type the following command, and then press ENTER:
sfc /scannow
The sfc /scannow command scans all protected system files and replaces incorrect versions with correct Microsoft versions.
To determine which files could not be repaired by the System File Checker tool, follow these steps:
1.       Open an elevated command prompt.
2.       Type the following command, and then press ENTER:
findstr /C:"[SR] Cannot repair member file" %windir%\logs\cbs\cbs.log >sfcdetails.txt
Note The Sfcdetails.txt file contains details from every time that the System File Checker tool has been run on the computer. The file includes information about files that were not repaired by the System File Checker tool. Verify the date and time entries to determine the problem files that were found the last time that you ran the System File Checker tool.
3.       Type the following command, and then press ENTER:
edit sfcdetails.txt
The Sfcdetails.txt file uses the following format:
Date/Time SFC detail
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Hello, I've had this problem forever now.

Whenever I try to create a restore point, Windows keeps telling me that it cant, saying

"System Restore Is not able to create a restore point.
Please restart the computer and run System restore again."

I've done this and it doesn't work. I've also checked to see if the Service is running normally, and that is running perfect.

Does anyone know how I can fix this?
 

A:Cannot Create Restore Point in System Restore

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Hi,

I am trying to create a retore point on my PC but I get the message 'windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access them.'

I am admin on this PC so why the message?

Any help here would be great.

Thanks.
 

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I have windows 7 Home Premium.I can't create restore point.I have this image.I tried to close antivirus,nothing.Volume Shadow copy Service and Windows Backup are Started.Please help me.

A:I can't create restore point

Hello ankarage: The following is an excellent tutorial for generating Windows 7 Sytem Restore Points. If either of the two options fail, please document exactly at which point a failure occurs and please try to get a screen grab of any possible error messages. Windows 7: System Restore Point - CreateThank you.

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HI,

Recently I have had a problem with Creating a Restore Point. Have read other threads but cannot find answer.
My provlem is, that wheb I try to Create I get the window shown (I hope!) in attachment..............No idea why it has happened. Ihave not added any software etc to Laptop.Even returned to previous Restore Point to try and resolve without success.
Thank you for youe help..................Darcy

A:Create Restore Point

That points to some corruption in the Volume shadow service routines. You can try to fix it with sfc /scannow in cmd or a repair install. If nothing works, I suggest you do images. Restore points are not very reliable anyhow. Imaging with free Macrium

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I get error message:
the restore point could not be created...
insufficient storage available to create either the shadow copy... (0x8004231F)

I have 4 gb allotted for restore points on this partition, which is my C partition, and there are no existing restore points . So plenty of room. There are 75 gb free on the partition.

I just finished reformatting a different partition on a different hard disk, because the system volume information went beserk, it took up 170 gb, even though I had allotted 0 gb for restore points on that volume, but I couldn't get it to give me the space back. So I backed up my data and reformatted . Now it is behaving itself, but I suspect it is a related problem.

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I have used Restore System countless times over many years. Today, I have no Restore points. I followed the directions to create my own by typing in

7/23/2015 11:30:00 PM

as well as other times

It will not restore from those, but rather at the current time.

I have read other threads but I have not found the answer to my question.

A:How do I create a Restore point?

Are you using AVG PC TuneUp or something similar?

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The Windows 7 Professional SP1 64 Bit my machine has will not create a restore point. I get a message to say the service cannot be started in safe mode but it's not in safe mode. Can you suggest a fix?
Intel Core I7 5820K EXTREME 3.6Ghz HEX Core CPU Processor BX80648I75820K - Socket 2011
Gigabyte X99M-Gaming 5 Intel X99 (Socket 2011) DDR4 Micro ATX Motherboard
Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (4 x 4GB) Memory Kit PC4-22400 2800MHz DDR4 DIMM C16 (Blue)
AMD Radeon R9 290
CORSAIR PSU 850W CS GOLD MODULAR PSU
Corsair Carbide Air 240 Micro Mini ITX White Gaming PC Case
2 x Samsung 500GB 850 EVO SSD (one for OS, one for Flight Sim)
1X 2TB HDD (for general file storage)
1 x Corsair SP120 PWM Air Series QUIET High Static Pressure 120mm Fan
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional SP1 64 Bit

A:Cannot create a restore point

Creating Restoration Points manually? Well, I do really wish this feature to exist, because i can't find it anywhere.

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The Windows 7 Professional SP1 64 Bit my machine has will not create a restore point. I get a message to say the service cannot be started in safe mode but it's not in safe mode. Can you suggest a fix?
Intel Core I7 5820K EXTREME 3.6Ghz HEX Core CPU Processor BX80648I75820K - Socket 2011
Gigabyte X99M-Gaming 5 Intel X99 (Socket 2011) DDR4 Micro ATX Motherboard
Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (4 x 4GB) Memory Kit PC4-22400 2800MHz DDR4 DIMM C16 (Blue)
AMD Radeon R9 290
CORSAIR PSU 850W CS GOLD MODULAR PSU
Corsair Carbide Air 240 Micro Mini ITX White Gaming PC Case
2 x Samsung 500GB 850 EVO SSD (one for OS, one for Flight Sim)
1X 2TB HDD (for general file storage)
1 x Corsair SP120 PWM Air Series QUIET High Static Pressure 120mm Fan
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional SP1 64 Bit

A:Cannot create a restore point

Creating Restoration Points manually? Well, I do really wish this feature to exist, because i can't find it anywhere.

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I cant get my computer to create a restore point.When I click on security on left under tasks,then click system properties to create a restore point,the window that says "available drives" appears and it takes hours for the drives to show up in the window.The c drive is checked and then i click create restore point and after about an hour i get the message that a restore point could not be created because it timed out.

Is anyone familiar with this?
how do you fix it? Any help is appreciated.

Thanks, Wayne

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Can any body help with this message?

"System Restore is not able to create a restore point. Please restart the computer, and then run System Restore again."

I have never been able to restore and even with another version of XP the problem persists.

Any ideas?
 

A:Restore Point - Not Able To Create

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When I try to create a restore point I get the message:
"Cannot create a file when that file already exists (0x800700b7)"

I have tried several names for the new restore point but I always get the same message.

The log is:
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium, Service Pack 2, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q8200 @ 2.33GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 4093 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GS, 768 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 594734 MB, Free - 463503 MB; E: Total - 953865 MB, Free - 211557 MB;
Motherboard: Packard Bell BV, MCP73
Antivirus: AVG Anti-Virus 2012, Updated and Enabled
 

A:Cannot create restore point

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I have a new win8 hp pavilion all in one desktop computer and since a windows refresh, a month ago, it has stopped creating restore points and it fails to manually create a restore point also. It leaves a message "THE RESTORE POINT COULD NOT BE CREATED FOR THE FOLLOWING REASON: ACCESS IS DENIED. (0x80070005)". I have allotted 15% or 66.67 GB for this feature in the "configure" option. The C: drive is the only drive marked as "ON" to be restored. The only restore point listed is for a WinZip 17 installation on the day of the windows refresh, which was as I said before, a month ago. The are no other restore points at all and can't create one.

Any help would be appreciated.

shewood1

A:cannot create a restore point

I am also having this same problem. I was able to create restore points on windows 7 just fine, but since I upgraded to windows 8 I can no longer create restore points. I get the same error message as the original poster. I have updated the permissions on the SVI to allow me all priviledges, but I can still not create a restore point.

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I wanted to manually create a restore point on my PC but come back with an error message telling me it cannot create one and to restart my PC and try again, but its still giving the same error message. I've tried turning of the System Restore Settings restarting PC and then turning them on again but still no luck. I've even tried the sfc /scannow command. I'm lost as to what do next.
thanks

A:Cannot create a Restore Point in XP

Hi, Firstly make sure that the account is an administrator one. Then secondly ensure that there isn't any program such as spybot or antivirus software preventing you from doing this.

nextly click on start then run and type services.msc
now go down and find "System Restore Service" right click on it and click on properties, under start up type choose automatic now if the service hasn't started click start, if it has already been started click stop then start again.

Now we know this is running, right click my computer click on properties, click on system restore tab, highlight the drive and click on settings, under disk space choose maximum.

If this does not work reply.

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I am trying to create a new restore point. However, when I select "System Restore" under "System Tools", my sole option is "Restore My Computer To An Earlier Time"; there does not appear the option "Create a New Restore Point". Can anyone advise? Thanks,

Stuart Braun

A:Create Restore Point

See if this helps to resolve your issue:
How to set a system restore point in Windows XP

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Reading many post here made me think of this. When a reply to a OP question states, use system restore to a date earlier that the problem occurred. The OP answer is I don't have a restore point.IMHO a system restore point should be made before any major changes to your system are done. Doing this can save a lot of head aches. Another time I recommend using the system restores is after a fresh install and everything is working properly. Now when you install new programs and things don't work properly you have a restore point to go back to. To my understanding System Restore by default is on. How to create a System Restore Point.Start and type restore and go to System Restore and tick. It will guide you step by step, it's very easy to do.

A:Create a Restore Point.

To my understanding every OS I have installed has had System Restore set to on by default, because I have had to turn it off, because I dont system restore eating up my valuable disk space.

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Well my friend gave me this .exe file that I might want to use, but him being the prankster I know, I'm not sure if I want to open this up. I wanted to know if System Restore was the thing for that, so just incase if my comp goes haywire, I can go to a system restore point.

How do I do this?
 

A:How do I create a restore point or whatever?

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I have about 200 GB set aside in the restore point areas.It say about 41% used,if I am reading it right.I like to create a restore point every week or when I install a number of programs.The problem is they seem to disappear.I have one from when I upgraded to win 7 but the other only stay around for week or two.I do have 3 h/d ,with about two part on each.I have only two partitions checked to restore,each is on a different h/d. This is a desk top and I am using windows (loader) to pick win 7 to load unless I want a program from xp pro. Why won't the restore points save longer than about 2 weeks.

A:Create a restore point

Windows deletes restore points if the space allotted is full. Are you nearing that point? You could delete a few of the already made restore points and see if it works. I'm assuming you've already ran your virus/malware scans of course. You could also try a sfc/scannow in case its a corrupted system file causing your problem. Here's a tutorial on how to do that if you haven't before, just click on the link : SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Just checked some more and this is straight from the horses mouth so to speak : http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/w...f-8ab280ac031b

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Hi all
As the title says ................ but there's more!
When I try to create a restore point I get the following error message;
 
The restore point could not be created for the following reason;
Catastrophic failure (0x8000FFFF)
Please try again.
 
I get the same error every time.
Faced with that I ran sfc /scannow and was told there were several errors that could not be repaired!!
I looked at the CBS report and looked for the unrepairable files and all of them were as follows;
 
Cannot repair member file [l:24{12}]"settings.ini" of Microsoft-Windows-Sidebar, Version = 6.0.6002.18005
 
This means nothing to me but I know it's not good .............. oh, and I've never used a sidebar.
I'd really like to set a restore point as there are currently none at all, so I obviously can't do a system restore if I needed to.
I'm using an Acer Aspire 6930Z with Vista Home Premium 32-bit.
It's running very slowly and lags/hangs quite regularly ................ in fact I have several issues with it.
If I could get a restore point sorted I'd be a bit more confident regarding digging deeper.
Thanks in advance,
 
Slime58

A:I can't create a restore point !!!

Hi Slime58:
 
When you go to Control Panel | System and Maintenance | System | System Protection and click the System Protection tab, what is the date of the latest restore point successfully created on your system?
 

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According to the HP support article HP and Compaq Desktop PCs - Error: Catastrophic Failure 0x8000FFFF when Trying to Use MS Backup this error typically occurs when you have another software program trying to use the same files as the Windows Restore service (e.g., a program like Revo Uninstaller that tried to automatically create a restore point before attempting to uninstall a program) or when the user runs a registry cleaner and damages the Windows registry.
 
Please confirm that your Volume Shadow Copy service has a startup type of Manual (the default for Vista SP2) and has not been disabled.  If the Volume Shadow Copy service does not have a status of Started, are you able to create a restore point after you manually start your Volume Shadow Copy service as instructed in that HP support article?
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I'm on a Windows 7 32bt imac running Bootcamp. Maybe 5 years ago, or for the first year of ownership I was able to create restore points, but since then, seemingly impossible. I get this error:
"There was an unexpected error in the property page:
The Volume Shadow Copy service used by System Restore is not working. For more info view the event log. (0x81000202)"
When I ran chkdsk, I get these errors (between the asterixes:
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Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation.  All rights reserved.
C:\Users\C4>chkdsk
The type of the file system is NTFS.
The volume is in use by another process. Chkdsk
might report errors when no corruption is present.
Volume label is BOOTCAMP.
WARNING!  F parameter not specified.
Running CHKDSK in read-only mode.
CHKDSK is verifying files (stage 1 of 3)...
  586240 file records processed.
File verification completed.
  6621 large file records processed.
  0 bad file records processed.
  0 EA records processed.
  57 reparse records processed.
CHKDSK is verifying indexes (stage 2 of 3)...
33 percent complete. (593863 of 703718 index entries processed)
Index entry 28c8b86deab549a1.customDestinations-ms in index $I30 of file 16230 i
s incorrect.
Index entry 28C8B8~1.CUS in index $I30 of file 16230 is incorrect.
Index entry 6824f4a902c78fbd.customDestinations-ms in index $I30 of file 16230 i
s incorrect.
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I am trying to create a restore point in XP media center edition sp3. It keeps saying System restore is unable to create a restore point. Please restart the computer and then run system restore again. Well that does no good either. Anybody got any ideas? My hard drive was just replaced about a week ago and Comcrap claims I have a bot so I want to create a restore point before I start really doing a lot of work on this thing.

A:Unable to create a restore point.

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I would like a shortcut or a hot-key on my G15 keyboard to MAKE a system restore point, as I think the way to come to the window where the "make point"-button is, is way to long.

But I can't get it to work . I think I have read about it in this forum earlier, but I have tried to search the entire forum, and either I get 0 answers or I get 14 pages. my English is not good enough to narrow the search, so will somebody point me in the right direction, please? Or give the answer to make this shortcut? TIA

A:Shortcut to create a restore point?

Hello Sven,

You can use this shortcut below to create a restore point quickly. If you're keyboard settings allow you to map a hot key, then you can have it open and run this shortcut when you press the key.

System Restore Point Shortcut

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Hello -

I upgraded to Windows 7 Home Premium (32-bit) from Vista Home Premium about a month ago and I really like it. I had a minor DVD driver problem but got that solved. But for some reason it hasn't created a system restore point since 25 November. When I try to manually create one I get the following error message:

"The restore point could not be created for the following reason: The shadow copy provider had an error. Check the System and Application event logs for more information (0x80042306). Please try again."​
I looked in the log and couldn't find anything, although that's about as far as I could go; I frankly wasn't sure what I was looking for. I checked the Microsoft Software Shadow Copy Provider in Services. It says it's started and the startup type is manual. Just to try I changed the startup type to automatic, stopped and re-started the service, then tried again. No luck.

Any help?

Thanks.

ChicagoIrish
 

A:Can't Create System Restore Point

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I am running Win 7 64bit OS on my computer. When I try to create a restore point, the computer goes through the process and displays a message saying the restore point was created. But then when I try to use the restore point, I get an error telling me there are no restore points on my computer.

As far as I can tell, all the config settings are correct and my drive has 853 gig of free disk space so I don't think thats the problem. Any thoughts?

A:Computer won't create restore point

Hello Greg, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Do you dual boot with XP, or have defragged the HDD before trying to use the restore point? Some defrag programs have been known to delete restore points, and dual booting with XP causes Windows 7 restore points to deleted each time XP is started.

In addition, double check using the tutorial below to make sure that you have enough maximum HDD space set to be used for storing restore points.System Protection - Change Disk Space Usage
As a test, create a restore point, then check a few minutes later with CCleaner to see if the restore point is listed.
Hope this helps,
Shawn

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When using XP I could add a shortcut to rstrui.exe in the startup\program file which would create a restore point every startup. I found this very convenient as I often need to backtrack when playing with configurations and stuff. I cannot do this in Windows 7 .
Does anybody know how it can be done ??

A:create restore point at startup

Use Task Scheduler.
In fact, Microsoft already added a System Restore entry for running at system start.

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I would like to automatically create a restore point everytime I shut my computer down.
I have had no success with TASK SCHEDULER (which could easily mean I'm doing something wrong)

Any ideas?
Heard of/ Use any 3rd party software for this?

Kevin

A:Create Automatic Restore Point

did you read this thread?






System Restore in Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 creates a scheduled restore point only if no other restore points have been created in the last 7 days.
System Restore in Windows XP creates a checkpoint every 24 hours of absolute time.



Restore Point Automatic Creation - Disable in Windows

You can open the dialog using sysdm.cpl ,4 which you could schedue on log-off but it wouldn't be automatic.

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I receive a error when I try to create a restore point....

I am unable to get into restore at all.
 

A:Error when I try to create restore point

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Since this is a beta and installing/testing alot of programs/drivers there is a need for restore points. Am wondering if there is a way to create a shortcut str8 to the dialogue box of naming the restore point with the create button... rather than pulling up the properties of system restore. To go even further, being able to select which drive other than system, to create a restore point, drop down box style maybe. Possibly creating a right click context menu option. any idea other than writing to MS? am i missing something?

A:create restore point... shortcut?

Well by default, system restore in the task scheduler has SR set to make points at every startup and at 12 pm everyday. If you leave it to that, it's more than enough restore points without having to create any.

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I clean installed W8.1 , StartIsBack utility and changed the settings. Then I attempted to create a restore point but failed. An error message returned is as below.
I looked the event log but that could not give me any solution.

A:Unable to create a restore point

I suggest you do the followings from the Admin command prompt:

chkdsk /r C:
NOTE: Will take a long time to complete. Sometimes will stall at one spot so be patient.dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealthsfc /scannow

In addition. Make sure to open the services and check if Volume Shadow Copy is running.

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My PC started booting up to the starting Win XP screen then restarting today. Used the 'start from last know good settings' option and started fine.
I deleted my system restore points by turning off system restore then turning it on again, but I don't have the "create new restore point" radio button on my System Restore tab in System tools.

Any ideas might be wrong? I'm running Malware Bytes scan now.

Thanks!
Bob

A:can't create new system restore point

Welcome to BC Beast3, I think it could be a number of things. First, make sure you are logged in as admin.The System Restore Service may not be running Open Administrative Tools, click Computer Management, and then click Services and Applications. Click Services, and double-click System Restore Services from the list. Verify the service is started and running. If not, under Service status, click Start and change the startup type to Automatic. May not have enough space left based on the settingsBy default I think system restore turns off if there is less than 50Mb s of free space on the drive being monitored. Hope this helps. BWOh... and you can use some more advanced options by using the command prompt, just Google system restore in XP.

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I want to create a new restore point in Windows 10, but when I click on Control Panel/System, the "Create" box is greyed out, thereby preventing me from creating one. I can't think what has caused this, as I regularly do that exercise. The only thing that has been different recently is that I have just completed a Windows 10 updates run, but hardly think that can be the cause. Any suggestions appreciated. Thanks.
 

A:Cannot create restore point in Windows 10

Sorry! Somehow system protection had been turned off - so now corrected! (Solved).
 

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