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System restore fails with 0x800700b7, error extracting files

Q: System restore fails with 0x800700b7, error extracting files

Recently, I've discovered that my system restore does not work. I thought it was due to errors with the specific restore points that I'd tried, but it also failed with a test restore point I'd created. The error can be found below.I would very much like to fix this issue before the fate of my computer gravely depends on it. Any help would be appreciated.

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A: System restore fails with 0x800700b7, error extracting files

 In doing a search on the MS web site, I found this:
http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-system/an-unspecified-error-occured-during-system-restore/59cfdf5b-4fa8-4efa-8bdd-e5f6fdf0116c?auth=1
 It says there's a conflict between your security software and System Restore.  One quote from one of the MVPs is "if your computer has Norton Antivirus or Norton Internet Security, you must turn off Norton Product Tamper Protection before running System Restore."
 
If the above doesn't solve the problem for you, Please download and run Speccy.  After running it click File -> Publish snapshot... Copy and paste the link it gives you into your next post.
 
 Then download minitoolbox and run it with the following boxes checked:
 
List last 10 Event Viewer Errors
 
List Installed Programs
 
List Users, Partitions, and Memory size
 
List Minidump files
 
Copy the resulting log and paste into a reply here.

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Recently, I've discovered that my system restore does not work. I thought it was due to errors with the specific restore points that I'd tried, but it also failed with a test restore point I'd created. The error can be found below.

I would very much like to fix this issue before the fate of my computer gravely depends on it. Any help would be appreciated.

A:System restore fails with 0x800700b7, error extracting

Temporarily disable Avast & Try what I suggested in this post:
system restore not restoring

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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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My OS is Vista Ultimate. 2GB RAM. 13GB free space on C Drive. I am unable to use System Restore or Backup and Restore center. When I try to create a Restore Point (or do a backup) error message comes up 'Could not create the scheduled task for the following reason: Cannot create a file when that file already exists. (0x800700B7).' I think (not sure) that these problems came after I was infected with win32:Vitro virus. (No longer any infections showing). I think that my registry may be corrupt or files deleted. Can anyone help please?

A:Error code 0x800700B7 with System Restore and Backup problems

Hi,
 
Thank you for your post.
 
Based on my research, I would like to suggest the following:
 
Note: Please perform a complete system backup first. If any unexpected issue occurs, we can quickly restore the system to the current status.
 
1.     Click Start, type regedit in the Start Search box, and then click regedit in the Programs list.
 
If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or click Continue.
 
2.     In the navigation pane, locate and then click the following registry subkey:
 
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache
 
3.     Right click on this key and select "Export" and save the key to a Flash Drive or other removable storage device.
 
4.     Remove the key ?HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Microsoft\Windows?
 
5.     Please reboot the computer and check if the issue reoccurs. If it works, please also reconfigure the Scheduled Task for System restore in Task Scheduler.
 
Hope this helps. Thanks.Nicholas Li - MSFT

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I'm trying to do my normal system image and data backups with Windows Backup and Restore, always worked fine until now. I am getting "The backup application could not start due to an internal error: Server execution failed (0x80080005).

Then i go to Services to check if the required services were started and Block Level Backup Engine Service is not. I tried to manually start it but then i get the other error code (0x800700b7), really need help on this guys.

A:Windows Backup and Restore error 0x800700b7

Hmmm... This is apparently an old and well-known problem. If you navigate your file structure like so:

And then delete the SR (system recovery) task, you apparently have 50-50 odds that your error code will disappear. But if you do this, you'll have to (re)define your normal backup task definition.
Please let us know how this turns out.
Thanks, and HTH.
--Ed--

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I never had this happen before.

I'm using Windows XP Service Pack 2 and I know very little about computers so bare with me.

This morning my Avast antivirus (free version) told me I had a trojan (win32?) in my operating system and I had to shut down the computer and somewhere in restart mode Avast was scanning all the files. It detected a virus of some sort in my operating files and it wouldn't let me move to the chest or repair, but it allowed me to delete. I did this 5 times.

So after all that my computer is back up and running and one of my games is running slow and choppy which never happened before (Luxor 2). So I figured let me do a system restore and it won't do it. It keeps saying it failed, but gives no reason why. I tried to pick a different restore date and the same thing happens.

I tried to do a restore in safe mode and it still failed.

I even uninstalled Avast and my AdAware programs and it still fails.
I updated my NVIDIA drivers - still nothing (it doesn't fix my game either).

I am running a system file checker now.

NOTE: I went into BIOS and was looking at stuff but I think I may have messed it up because ever since then, when my computer re-boots, there is this grayish bar at the bottom of the screen that "loads" and then my windows screen comes on with the little bar.

PLEASE HELP ME!! I've been trying to fix this almost all day. It's not so much the game but rather that I think I messed up some setting on my compute... Read more

A:System Restore fails, possible deleted OS files, and a gray bar

Oh and I made sure my hardware acceleration was set to "full."

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Hi, I'm having a little problem here, I had a game screen shots winRAR'd
to save some space about a year ago. It was around 1200 screen shots so I figured if I just compressed them all I could save a few gigs and if I ever wanted to look at my screen shots again I could just extract how many ever I wanted. Hah, a year later (being today) I felt like going through my old screen shots and I opened up the .rar file, made a new folder to drag all those screens! well, here we go, it takes about 3 minutes for it to completely finish and what does it say? "Drag and Drop Failed"! Oh man, while I was doing this I was also looking at my (C:) drive watching 2 MB get eaten up every few seconds (because each screen shot was around 2 MB each). Anyways after that error popped up I figured the space would come back which totaled to be around 2 GB... BUT NOTHING! nothing came back, and none of the screen shots extracted into my folder, I'm not sure if these are in my temp folder of some sort, and also I tried using the search engine to find out if the screen shots went somewhere else... no luck. I'm not that great with these kinds of problems so I was hoping someone here could assist me in getting my space back!

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I had a problem with some error-messages and wrong shortcuts, so I did a system restore. It failed and said, no files were changed, but that couldnt be, because my problems were gone. So I tried to turn back the restore (because I was afraid of a "failed system restore") with the same error message in the end, but my problems were back. So it definately isnt true when windows says no files were changed.

So I did a system restore again with the same result, but my problem is solved now.

So here the real questions:

Why windows says no files are changed, when they definately are? (does "files" mean registry also? It could be that I only had a registry Issue, that would be an answear)

Do I have to be seriously aware of any problems in the future because of a failed system restore? Even when all my problems are gone for now!? Even the windows systemfile-test does not show any problem.

Thats all

Thanks
Life

A:System restore fails. No files changed, but problem solved!?

It could very well be that it was just something minor in the registry that got corrected when you did the system restore. Even if it says the restore failed; its still possible that it corrected something.

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System Specs:
ASUS P5N32-E SLI PLUS ACPI BIOS Revision 1502
Intel Core 2 Duo E6600
NVIDIA nForce 590/570/550 Serial ATA Controller
NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GS
SB Audigy 4
8GB Corsair XMS DDR2 Memory
Windows 7 SP1 Ultimate 64 bit

This is a month old install on new hard drive. Restore has never worked. Always fails with error (0xc0000022). Have done sfc/ scannow, chkdisk, virus and malware scans. Everything appears clean. In Googling there seems to be a lot of problems with system restore and Win 7. Have two other Win7 computer and system restore works. Could this be just a permissions thing? Any ideas?

A:System Restore Fails With 0xc0000022 Error

Hello and welcome Dano you are right there seems to be an awful lot of Googles that point toward problems with updates for example.

If you are thinking permissions then take a look at this How do I change folder and file Permissions? - Microsoft Community

The only other thing I can suggest is this - perhaps the OS disk is bad??.

CLEAN REINSTALL

Anotheravenue to pursue is this CleanReinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 - you mustuse the correct version so if you had Home Premium on it you must pick the ISOfor it and you just activate by using the code that is on the sticker under themachine. (Don't forget to pick the right language too)
The best bit about this method is that you get rid of all the bloatware thatDell (or any brand) put on their machines as a matter of course.

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Hi,
I've recently had a trojan on my computer (Win XP Pro / SP3) and I seem to have managed to get rid of it.
The thing is, I've lost a few files (that were on my desktop) because of this problem, and I don't want to restore my computer to an earlier state because I'm afraid the trojan will be back (I have no idea when it possibly could have landed in my computer, might be days ago).
Nevertheless, I'd be curious to check if my files could be in the System Restore data from a few days ago.
So I'm asking the following : is there a way to 'check the content' of a Restore Point and extract one or several files from it without actually restoring it ?
Thanks in advance for any suggestion or hint.
PS: I've tried already Recuva and PC Inspector and my files are nowhere to be found.

A:Extracting a file from System Restore data ?

How exactly did you get rid of the virus? Maybe you could just restore, backup the files, and if the virus comes back, just remove it again?

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Hello

I'm getting the following error/issues with my PC. Any immediate help would be greatly appreciated.
fyi ... I have attached the "minitools" output and mini "dmp". Thanks

1) All my windows - update fails (Config: xp Professional with Service Pack 3)

It says: A problem on your computer is preventing updates from being downloaded or installed

2) System restore fails,
It says : System Restore is not able to protect your computer. Please restart your computer

3) Takes directly to ===> Windows/System32/DRVSTORE in blue while system reboot

A:All windows update fails system restore fails, DRVSTORE in blue while reboot

Welcome aboard Download Security Check from HERE, and save it to your Desktop. * Double-click SecurityCheck.exe * Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. * A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.=============================================================================Please download Farbar Service Scanner (FSS) and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:
Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderPress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply.====================================================================================Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Devices (do NOT change any settings here)List Users, Partitions and Memory sizeClick Go and post the result.=============================================================================Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware (aka MBAM): http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free to your desktop. * Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program. * At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next t... Read more

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So, earlier today, everything was fine. My computer was working normally nothing was acting up. While unplugging my laptop from the wall I dropped it, but nothing appeared to be wrong. A little while later I restarted my computer and it worked fine for about a minute and then everything froze in windows explorer, nothing would work, folders wont open task manager never appears start menu wont come up, nothing.
I booted into safe mode and everything works fine through there, so I looked around online and one suggestion was to update my BIOS so I tried to update from Dells Inspiron 1420 A08 to the newer A10 BIOS version, trying that in safe mode failed so I tried to boot normally and quickly do whatever it told me, when I tried it wouldnt restart (and still refuses too, I have to shut it down manually outside of safe mode) it said it couldnt update the BIOS version because it couldnt locate the image, but I downloaded it directly from Dells own website.
So then I tried to do a system restore, and I got the message:

The disk Vista (c:) has errors
Windows detected file system corruption on Vista (c:)
You must check the disk for errors before it can be restored.

So I clicked scan and fix, and nothing happens. (this is back in safe mode by the way) so I opened a command promp and typed sfc /scannow
and it scanned and found some errors but were unable to fix them. Details are located in the CBS.log
So I opened the log and I found the following:

POQ 62 ends.
2009-03-2... Read more

A:Vista - Explorer Freezes on reboot, system restore fails, BIOS update fails. Help.

Hi, the first rule if you ever drop a laptop (and it appears OK) is to take the battery out, boot from the mains if all is OK turn off add battery and reboot. Now you may have damaged the MB and or the RAM seating or HDD cable connection as well as the monitor connect cable.. etc ...etc. You can see where this is heading to the shop would be my advice.

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Prior to taking Win 10 off my B30 and replacing it with Lubuntu I backed up my documents to a pendrive and used the Lenovo utility to create a image of the whole of the laptops hdd.
 
I have had no problems getting Lubuntu to run but the copy I made of my documents failed so the only backup I have is the disk image.
 
Othere than rolling it back onto the machine how can I extract the filles I want?
 
I'm currently running Lubuntu.
 
 
thanks   all.                    aamcle
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

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Prior to taking Win 10 off my B30 and replacing it with Lubuntu I backed up my documents to a pendrive and used the Lenovo utility to create a image of the whole of the laptops hdd. I have had no problems getting Lubuntu to run but the copy I made of my documents failed so the only backup I have is the disk image. Othere than rolling it back onto the machine how can I extract the filles I want? I'm currently running Lubuntu.  thanks   all.                    aamcle

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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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After searching for a few hours, I decided to post a new thread.

I am trying to extract some specific files from a system image rather than doing a full restore. The WindowsImageBackup is on an external 500gb hard drive.

I have followed all directions on how to do this:

Computer management -> Disk management -> attach VHD

The VHD attaches fine, and it is the correct file. But when it attaches I get the message: "you need to format the disk in drive F: before you can use it. Do you want to format it?"

I clicked cancel, and then tried to right click -> explore. I then got the message: "F:\ is not accessible. The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable."

Out of all the tutorials I have read, the file should open just fine and let me explore it. Why is it asking me to format the disk? And is it safe to do so?

I attached a screenshot from Computer Management when the VHD is attached.

I don't want to lose everything on the system image! Can I/should I format the disk?

Thanks in advance for your help! Let me know if you need more information.

Ben

A:Problem w extracting files from system image. format disk?

Do I need to convert the RAW file system to NTFS? If so, how do I do that and will that corrupt any of the data?

Or, when it is asking me if I want to format the disk, does that mean it will format the RAW file system as NTFS?

Thanks again for your help!

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I need to unistall Panda Antivirus, cause it is no longer able to receive updates, updates have expired.want to put new Panda Antivirus on pc,it will not let me til i uninstall old verison.
When i go to add /remove programs i click on remove Panda. i get this.........
( ERROR EXTRACTING SUPPORT FILES)
How do i remove Panda then?
Thanks Ziggymaster.
 

A:error extracting support files

Best to hit Panda's site for questions like this.
 

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Hello,
I'm trying to install my HP Printer software from the HP website (the full suite for HP Photosmart 2610), but I am having trouble installing it on one of my PC's. The installation extraction works fine for all my other computers, but for one Windows XP system I have, after the download is completed, once I open the file it will only extract up to 5%, then it will say that extraction failed because the file is corrupt. I downloaded two different files from the HP website that install either a full version or the basic version of the HP printer software, but in both cases, everytime I open the downloaded file, after a few percent is extracted, the extraction fails because it sais the file is corrupt. I even tried to download the file on another PC, then I transfered it via usb to the problem PC, and same thing happens. I also ran a Checkdisk on the hard drive, and at stage 4/5 of CHKDSK - I get, "windows replaced bad clusters in file 8401 of name \WINDOWS\system32\dllcache\hwxkor.dll".

Might this be an issue with the hard drive? Is it failing?
Also, although I only have 1GB of memory on this system, I have over 200GB of free HD space (I do get the system is running low on virtual memory message, but I dont think this would be causing the issue)

WINDOWS XP PRO
 

A:Error extracting files-HD failing?

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I'm using WindowsXP Media and I can't get System Restore to restore to any of the Checkpoints in the Calender. It loads up and goes through the motions only to tell me that it failed and to try another checkpoint. I have tried them all to no avail. I have tried it in Safe Mode or any other configuration I could think of. Can someone tell me if this is a systemic problem with my OS or else is it software related...??
 

A:System Restore fails to restore to any checkpoint

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WinXP Media Center Gateway 610..when I try to run System Restore I keep receiving "A restoration to "System Checkpoint" restore point failed. No changes have been made to the system" Event ID: 111
I have done everything I can think of to resolve this issue..went to microsoft support to examine all their fixes. Tried booting in Safe Mode..disabled and re-enabled System Restore..tried every checkpoint available..ran Ad Aware..ran Norton Virus..downloaded all the latest updates in both microsoft and gateway...The only thing I can think of is that I had to send my computer back in to gateway a few weeks ago to fix a problem, in that my screen would constantly flicker on and off..and now after I get it back the system restore does not work..they had to reload the hard drive but I don't think that would be the problem..I have gone to Administrative Tools under Event viewer. computer management and services to look for answers to no avail..I have looked for viruses and other problems that could cause restore not to work..have I overlooked anything and what else do I have to do other than reformatting my hard drive AGAIN...that is so time consuming and I end up losing programs, work etc..that is a last resort..there has to be an answer somewhere, something that I haven't thought of...can you help me her Doc...
 

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I am Running Vista Home Premium 32 bit on a HP Pavilion. System Restore is creating restore points automatically as it is suppose to, however if I try to restore to an earlier point in time it goes through the motions and the system restarts and informs me that due to an unknown error the system was not restored and no changes were made to my computer. I have tried this in safe mode with the same results. I have tried with Norton Internet Security turned off with the same results. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
 

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I have 2 problems. First, when I try and run defrag on my system restore it tells me I have too many files and need to delete files. I seem to have very, very little space on it and I don't know what to delete..I am at a loss. The second problem is I have been getting these C++ errors about something iexplore and debug or abort. I loose IE and have to reconnect.
don't know what to do for either as I am a dummy here. Help.
 

A:C++ error and told need to delete files from system restore

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hello,

here is my problem...i have downloaded a set of rar files and everytime i try to extract them i get a corrupt file error or a CRC error. i have tried reinstalling winrar, using 7-sip, and repairing the files with rarrepair programs. still i get nothing. i have also tried setting the "keep broken files" setting in winrar and the file will extract but it will still be corrupt. i have tried extracting them on another computer and it works just fine. please if anyone has had this problem and knows how to fix it let me know.

my pc specs are:
Core 2 Quad 2.6ghz
g.skill 8gb ram ddr3
nvidia 560ti
Intel DP45SG motherboard

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Hi, my name is Stormy, I'm new to this forum since I really haven't had any issues in the past.

I am running Vista Home Premium 32bit on my desktop. I restarted it a few days ago to install SP1, it rebooted and started installing 3 updates. Once it reached 100% it kicked into System Repair. After running through it, it restarted and did the same thing. Now 3 days later, it's still in that process where it installs updates, goes to system repair, restarts and starts again.

I tried interrupting it and doing a System Restore, but even at the earliest date on it, it goes right back to that repetitive process. Now I can't get to any of my files or anything else on there. I'm stuck, and I need some help please!

A:Updates fail, System Repair fails, System Restore won't work

Hi,

Can you get into safe mode?

Safe Mode

If so, Download this file it & run as an admistrator: -

This will get you back into the system.

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Hi, my name is Stormy, I'm new to this forum since I really haven't had any issues in the past.

I am running Vista Home Premium 32bit on my desktop. I restarted it a few days ago to install SP1, it rebooted and started installing 3 updates. Once it reached 100% it kicked into System Repair. After running through it, it restarted and did the same thing. Now 3 days later, it's still in that process where it installs updates, goes to system repair, restarts and starts again.

I tried interrupting it and doing a System Restore, but even at the earliest date on it, it goes right back to that repetitive process. Now I can't get to any of my files or anything else on there. I'm stuck, and I need some help please!

A:Updates fail, System Repair fails, System Restore won't work

Hello, and welcome . try this please : Download: Windows Vista Service Pack 1 Five Language Standalone (KB936330) - Microsoft Download Center - Download Details

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trying to get my video card drivers working again.

system:
WinXP (home)
ATI Radeon 9700pro (128mbs)
512 ram

I did a reinstall of windows and downloaded the newest drivers for my Vid Card (dated july 7th) but when the setup starts installing the cards drivers, this pops up:
ATI display Driver
Error extracting support files:
The filename, dir name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.

now I did the complete un-install of the previous catalyst and drivers but there seems to be a weird thing within the add/remove progs menu.

the .09mb ATI drivers option wont go away when i click change/remove.
I'm now thinking that I may have to manually remove them?
any help would be ..... well .... helpful

thanx

-soiled
 

A:Ati Display Driver - error extracting support files

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I ran a full scan on Avast yesterday, it found 3 infections in my windows folder, can't remember the specific paths anymore.. I think one was in Sys64 or something.
It managed to quarantine 2 of them but it couldn't find the specified file path (or something) of the infection in Sys64 (or something).
So, Avast suggests that I restart and run a scan. I click yes, computer restarts, starts running a scan before Windows starts. After an hour it is done, I log on my account...

The startup is a bit faster than usually, but I notice that the programs that should start on startup won't (MSN Messenger, Skype, etc. including Avast itself. Comodo firewall starts as it should though).

I try to open some programs, including Firefox, Avast, Messenger... nothing happens when I click the shortcuts.
I can use explorer to browse my folders, but if I try to open an application nothing happens (usually, CCleaner worked however).

I tried system restore to an earlier state, but once the restore was "done" and I logged back in, it said that system restore failed because an antivirus program was running a virus scan.

I tried to clean registry and remove some files with CCleaner, but no effect.
I also tried to system restore to a different point multiple times: same effect. Fail.

So I tried to uninstall Avast, nothing happens when I click it at the control panel "uninstall or change programs" thing.

Next I go on rampage and try to delete the folder of Avast Antivirus, it sa... Read more

A:System restore fails after Avast Antivirus messes up the system

Seems Avast definitions are flagging important system files as infected. Many are saying sfc/scannow corrects the problem.

Just check the Avast forum and you'll see how many current threads there are on it.

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Hi Bleepingcomputer. this is my first post.

So, my laptop was working perfectly fine on Sunday, until about 1:50 am when I was loading a webpage. A few minutes later, my anti-virus (AVG [yeah]) alerted me about two threats. I did not know what to do so I let AVG deal with them, and they subsequently were dealt with. After AVG deleted the risks, I tried to reload Mozilla Firefox 4.0 Beta, but a window pops up saying to open Firefox with another program. So I then knew that my .exe files were not working.

I later on search for questions relating to my issue and found a couple of them. One of the answers to the questions said to try and run System Restore. So I did just that in F8 before load up screen loaded. Everything was fine until I get a pop up saying

"An unspecified error occurred during System Restore. (080070002)"

So I later on tried System Restore in safe mode via F8 again. Safe mode loaded, but System Restore did not load at all. It had the same message as Firefox asking me if I want to open it with a program.

-That is my question for now. Thank you in advance.

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A:No .exe files work after trojan virus; Error 0x80070002 during System Restore.

Hello.Go to File association fixes for Windows Vista It works for Win7.Click the exe boxInstructions:To fix the association for a particular file type, download the corresponding fix from the above links table (Use Right-click - Save as option in your browser to download the fixes). Unzip the fix and extract the .REG file to the Desktop. Right-click the REG file and choose Merge. Note that you need to be an administrator to apply these fixes. Reboot into Safe Mode with NetworkingHow to start Windows 7 in Safe Mode>>>> Download this file and doubleclick on it to run it. Allow the information to be merged with the registry.RKill....Download and Run RKillPlease download RKill by Grinler from one of the 4 links below and save it to your desktop.

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Link 4

Before we begin, you should disable your anti-malware softwares you have installed so they do not interfere RKill running as some anti-malware softwares detect RKill as malicious. Please refer to this page if you are not sure how.
Double-click on Rkill on your desktop to run it. (If you are using Windows Vista, please right-click on it and select Run As Administrator)
A black screen will appear and then disappear. Please do not worry, that is normal. This means that the tool has been successfully executed.
If nothing happens or if the tool does not run, please let me know in your next replyDo not reboot your computer after running rkill as the malware programs will start again.... Read more

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Hi all,

I'm trying to rename files with batch file "bulkrename.bat", that is generated by a short program made with Visual Foxpro 9.0.

Here is the source code of Foxpro program:
TV recordings renamed with XML metadata tag
And here is generated "bulkrename.bat":

------------------- snip ----------------------
RENAME "D:\Data\TV_Database\Test_data\Silm?nr?p?yksi? @ SE social_political issues_economics (general) - 2016-08-01-20_57 -Yle Fem.ts" "Silm?nr?p?yksi? @ (Sarjan lyhyet tietoiskumaiset elokuvat t...elevat maailman ilmi?it? l?hikuvassa.) SE social_political issues_economics (general) - 2016-08-01-20_57 -Yle Fem.ts"

RENAME "D:\Data\TV_Database\Test_data\Silm?nr?p?yksi? @ SE social_political issues_economics (general) - 2016-08-01-20_57 -Yle Fem.xml" "Silm?nr?p?yksi? @ (Sarjan lyhyet tietoiskumaiset elokuvat t...elevat maailman ilmi?it? l?hikuvassa.) SE social_political issues_economics (general) - 2016-08-01-20_57 -Yle Fem.xml"
------------------- snip ----------------------

The batch file fails with error messages
"the system cannot find file specified"

However if I copy-paste individual command lines into Win7 Command Prompt windows, file renaming works just fine. What is the difference with batch window and Command Prompt window?

I tried to run batch file with Administrator rights with no luck.
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A:Batch renaming files fails, error "the system cannot find file..."

Welcome to the forum can you rename the file to .cmd instead of .bat there are differences see if it work then as it works with a cmd prompt. a .bat was for the old msdos 16 bit .cmd is for windows cmd

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Any suggestions? I have burned and used all the iso files for ultimate 7 x64 and keep getting the incompatible message. Even when I attempt to do a repair with my original media, it is rejected as incompatible. Every once in a while it will give the impression of making a repair and then the 0x800700b7 error message appears and I am back the square one. I have the SP1 applied.
Thanks for any help you can give. By the way, I have been through just about all the tutorials and tried almost everything I see there. I must be missing something.

A:0x800700b7 error

Hi,
? How are you trying to do a System Restore, through Windows Recovery console?
? Are you able to boot into Safe mode?
? Do you remember making any changes to the system?
If you are able to boot into safe mode then I would suggest you follow method
Method
Follow the steps mentioned below to perform a clean boot.
1. Click Start, typemsconfig.exe in the Start Search box and then press ENTER to start the System Configuration Utility.
2. On theGeneral tab, click Selective Startup and then click to clear theLoad startup items check box. (The Use Original Boot.ini check box is unavailable.)
3. On theServices tab, click to select the Hide all Microsoft services check box and then clickDisable all
Note: Following this step lets Microsoft services continue to run. These services include Networking, Plug and Play, Event Logging, Error Reporting, and other services. If you disable these services, you may permanently delete all restore points. Do not do this if you want to use the System Restore utility together with existing restore points.
After you have finished troubleshooting, follow these steps to reset the computer to start as usual:
1. Click start, typemsconfig.exe in the Start Search box, and then pressENTER.
If you are prompted for an administrator password or for confirmation, type your password, or click Continue.
2. On theGeneral tab, click the Normal Startup option, and then click OK.
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I am not computer savy. how do i under vista 32 system & maintaince back up my computer.I receive
error 0x800700b7
 

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Pentium 4, 1.37 GB, 3.00 GHz.
Two multi-partition IDE disk drives & 1 SATA drive.
Multi-boot system: Win XP SP3 & Win 2000.

Problem with: MS Win XP Pro, version 2002, SP3

Both Windows Explorer and PowerQuest File browser have occassional errors causing them to abort, in Win XP only.
The drive for which this happens (so far) is the SATA drive, & it shows no errors in chkdsk.
No problems when running Win 2000. (So far.)

Win XP:
I have enabled access to the Administrator account at sign-on (added a key to the registry), and use that for login.
Trying to restore previous check points (Single data partition SATA drive connected at first, then not connected).
I have tried more than a half dozen dates, spanning the entire range available, with the same results: In the first boot-up following the restore an error note saying (roughly) "... could not restore system at <<date>>".
I have done this both from an ordinary boot, and in safe mode.
((I suspect safe mode option is done for the extra entry point, not a difference in functionality. Is that so?))

Is there anything else I should try?

Thanks,
Jim

A:Win XP System Restore fails

usually when any restore point fails corruption in the system restore point folder

if you have a Windows XP disc (this command may ask for the disc)

Run a administrative command prompt

type in sfc /scannow

What are you trying to restore to and what?

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Used SR in the past no problem, but have just tried to restore to a previous point and at the very end of the process (after auto re boot) I get a window telling me it failed and asks me if I want to try a different restore point. I tried a second one with the same result. Anyone got any advice please?

A:System Restore fails

How much space is left in the restore partition?

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I have tried several system restores. Each time, I get the following error (from event viewer):
The restore point selected was damaged or deleted during the restore (Windows Update).
I have been searching my system for sr.inf but cannot find it. Where can it be hiding? (And, yes, my folder options are set to allow me to see both hidden and system files.)

Any suggestions - would really like to do a restore.

A:System Restore fails

  
Quote: Originally Posted by GRoston


I have tried several system restores. Each time, I get the following error (from event viewer):The restore point selected was damaged or deleted during the restore (Windows Update).
I have been searching my system for sr.inf but cannot find it. Where can it be hiding? (And, yes, my folder options are set to allow me to see both hidden and system files.)

Any suggestions - would really like to do a restore.


GR

What is the sr.inf file? Its not on my system either and the only reference I can find to it in google is for XP machines?

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For the past couple of months system restore has been failing. I get the
helpful message that my 'computer cannot be restored' to the selected time.
There are some 10 restore points available and none seem to work. I have
Win XP Pro sp3 fully updated. I have attempted a clean boot but always
encounter the error 'access denied' when trying to disable or enable
services. I have run sfc /scannow with no change.

Any help gratefully received. John.

ps this was also posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support

sysinfo
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 3800+, x86 Family 15 Model 75 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2942 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 6150SE nForce 430, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 100000 MB, Free - 68335 MB; D: Total - 138472 MB, Free - 51229 MB; E: Total - 349999 MB, Free - 85170 MB; F: Total - 365402 MB, Free - 17616 MB; G: Total - 699996 MB, Free - 661005 MB; H: Total - 1207730 MB, Free - 825879 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTek Computer INC., NARRA
Antivirus: AVG Internet Security 2013, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled
 

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System Restore fail to function. Checked system contros and disable box is NOT CHECKED. Any ideas? Thanks.
 

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I am running XP Media Center Edition Ver 2002 SP3. I am unable to get System Restore to function. Have tried every restore point available and always get message "Your computer cannot be restored to (all dates used). Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

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Hi, guys
My system is Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit, newly bought on a new computer.
I tried a system restore to undo an installation of an incompatible program that wouldn't
uninstall – I had anticipated trouble, so I had prepared a specific restore point for that.
The operation seemed to go well, with plenty of encouraging messages, until after completion of the restart process. Then, when Windows was up and all seemed fine, an error message appeared:System Restore did not complete successfully. System files andsettings were not changed.

System Restore could not access a file, probably because an anti-virusprogram is running …

… you can try advanced recovery method.

I tried again, this time with the AVG anti-virus fully removed – same result.
I tried a previous restore point – same result.
I'd appreciate any help, thank you.
P.S.: I'm aware of the numerous past similar threads in this forum, but I didn’t find any with a
happy ending. Maybe this time I'll get untypically lucky.

A:System Restore Fails

There is no happy ending. System restore is iffy and if it decides not to work, that seems to be it. You could try another restore point.

For the future, I suggest you make an image with free Macrium or free Paragon. That is the only way to create a safe fall-back.

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I can create restore points, but cannot perform system restores from them.

Windows reports that the restore failed, and that no files or settings were changed.

I have attempted to reinstall system restore by right clicking sr.inf in the windows/inf folder, but the sr.inf file is not there even after telling Windows to show hidden files and folders, and to not hide extensions for known file types.

I have tried locating sr.inf on my build 7000 dvd, but can't find it.

If I can't somehow find a copy of Windows 7 sr.inf in order to reinstall System Restore, then I cannot think of any other option than to repair the Windows 7 installation. It would be nice if this weren't necessary.

If anyone can suggest any other solutions, it would be greatly appreciated.

A:System Restore fails

Are you dual booting with XP or Vista by any chance? If so, read here: System Restore Points - Stop XP Dual Boot Delete - Vista Forums

Just substitute OS's as appropriate, the same principle applies.

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I need help with my PC. I cannot do a complete system restore. I keep getting a message telling me that there was a problem resetting your PC. It does not guide me to how to correct this. I think my registry is corrupt. There are many applications that I cannot use like skype, IE, chrome, magic jack , etc. I work from a desk top windows 8.1. I really need some guidance as I am completely clueless as to what to do.

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Hi all, just want to share my recent experience,

Yesterday I went through a half a day in CompHell. My two year old Dell, OS Windows XP Home all of a sudden would not connect to my ISP (MSN), couldn't get on-line. Never had this (or any major) problem before. OK...it was MY FAULT....I know I was surfing around my setup and I checked or unchecked something I shouldn't have.....my bad!

At the point of connecting to my ISP, I kept getting an MSN error message (692) that my Modem was the culprit. I called MSN, "Shawna" got on the phone and we went through troubleshooting of the Modem and Connection setup. All seemed well, I hung up the phone (dialup) and tried connecting...same thing....error 692. After going through basically the same thing with four more calls and four different techs I was told "we cannot help you, you have a Modem failure...need to call Dell". omg!

tick..tock..tick..tock....three hours have gone by.

Ok, got Dell Support on the phone ....again went through Modem Troubleshooting and setup and the integrated "Modem Helper" tool indicated the Modem was functionally OK. What to do now?? System Restore! I restored it to a date four days earlier and well, all is working fine now. System Restore reset all my settings to when they were working properly and that did it.

So, keep System Restore in mind when you're having a problem that you cannot seem to resolve. It saved the day for me. Ensure you have previous restore... Read more

A:When all else fails....System Restore may save the day!

thanks for sharing
 

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I recently somehow ended up with virusheat on my computer, but the real problem came when i got rid out it. I first tried using spybot and adaware to delete the virus, but that didn't seem to work and i eventually just tried to uninstall it. When I clicked uninstall, it seemed to also delete many of my other programs and scambled the locations of many links. now many programs, like mozilla, doesn't work. Everytime i tried to do something, i got the BSOD. I eventually got rid of Virusheat and the BSODs with malwarebytes', but I still do not have all of the stuff Virusheat deleted. So that when i tried to system restore my comp. That doesn't work, even in safe mode; I just get the "no changes have been made to my system" thing after the system restore reboots my comp. I don't have Norton on my comp, as far as i know (I can't really cheack because search stopped working). My system restore is definetly on and i have many different restore points prior to the virus. I need to know if there is a way to return my comp to the state it was in, before the infection
Thanks,
Marshall
 

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This is a two-fold problem. There is a new program on my toolbar called MyIdentityDefender that showed up yesterday. I did nothing to place it there. I did not download it either. It does not show up in my Programs and there doesn't seem to be a way to delete it. I found a website this morning that suggested I do a System Restore back to before the time this Identity thing was on my computer. I have attempted to do a restore starting late in December and then for numerous days of January. I get a message the system cannot be restored. Also, it seems like my computer has really slowed to a crawl when I try to access any webites .

I have restarted the computer several times but this hasn't helped.

I am at a loss.
 

A:System Restore Fails - Infected?

You need to be in the Malware forum for this. I'll move you over there. It's not SR that is the problem, it is the infection.
 

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In an effort to resolve my problem with Fotopic (see my other posts) I undertook a System Restore to a point where I believe Fotopic was working ok
Despite disabling all Norton settings, I have been unable to achieve a System Restore - unspecified error 0x80070005
Can SKS help me please
Cheers
Cliff

A:System restore fails - 0x80070005

Check your restore drive. Large enough? Almost all used? Let us know.

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I am having a problem doing a System Restore (0x80070005) where it says that there is a file access problem probably due to my anti-virus software. After I log on it says that the changes were not made. I've tried disabling Bitdefender but that doesn't work and I read in another forum that they had to uninstall Bitdefender before the restore would work but I'm trying to avoid that.

I want to try System Restore in the Windows Recovery Mode but it says that there is no rollback created so once you do the restore you can't undo it but you can restore to another restore point.

My concern is what happens if the same error occurs. When it says that the changes didn't occur, does this mean that it was rolled back or that they didn't happen? I'm just wondering what state my computer will be in if the retore fails again while in WinRE.

A:System Restore from WinRE - what happens if it fails?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by thenit


I am having a problem doing a System Restore (0x80070005) where it says that there is a file access problem probably due to my anti-virus software. After I log on it says that the changes were not made. I've tried disabling Bitdefender but that doesn't work and I read in another forum that they had to uninstall Bitdefender before the restore would work but I'm trying to avoid that.

I want to try System Restore in the Windows Recovery Mode but it says that there is no rollback created so once you do the restore you can't undo it but you can restore to another restore point.

My concern is what happens if the same error occurs. When it says that the changes didn't occur, does this mean that it was rolled back or that they didn't happen? I'm just wondering what state my computer will be in if the retore fails again while in WinRE.


My recommendation for you is write down the product key for Bitdefender (if applicable) and then uninstall it. After that, run system restore.

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hi there

since i formated my pc (something like 4 months ago) i happend to try to restore my system to some point i create.
however the restore fail and i thought that i at least ganaa try to cancel it... and it fail too.

well i thought it probabaly was pure coincidence because the system failed to restore and not had some to restore after that because it failed.

but today.. after i install the last VIA sound driver for my mobo i happend to get BSOD on the start up... i try to do a restore (i create restore point before i install that driver) and then it end up failed again ... i found a way to fix my BSOD issue that was caused by this curse driver.. but System Restore dosn't seem to work :\ it let me create restore point, claim that "create the restore point successfully" but in real time it Not working.... i don't want to do system repair because it probably make my system to be out of balance... and i want to keep it as last resort.


any suggestions what should i do ? :| before i formated (something like 4 months ago) i was able to restore my system many many times, after i formated i don't try to restore alot but when i had a good reason to this thing not working...

ok i just tried to turn OFF system restore on all of my HDDs (i have 3),
restart,
change it to ON again,
tried to create a test point,
restored,

and again i got this message


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A:windows 7 System Restore fails

Welcome to the club. I've tried to use system restore six or eight times over the past 8 years. It worked once. It failed on all other attempts. Lame, Mr. Gates. Lame.

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