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Windows 7: Windows 7 Backup and Restore blank screen

28 Sep 2010   #1
JimWin7

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 32 Bit
 
 
Windows 7 Backup and Restore blank screen

When trying to open Backup and Restore I get an almost blank screen. There are no options to backup,schedule, create or anything. A screen shot is attached. Any idea what's wrong?




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28 Sep 2010   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Backup User and System Files Did you follow this procedure?
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28 Sep 2010   #3
Wishmaster

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Have you disbaled any services or Cleaned the registry?

-- Open a CMD prompt as Administartor and type:

sfc /scannow


See if that turns up anything.
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01 Oct 2010   #4
JimWin7

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 32 Bit
 
 

I ran System File Checker but it reported everything as verified ok.
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01 Oct 2010   #5
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Please read and use following:
Backup Complete Computer - Create an Image Backup
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03 Oct 2010   #6
JimWin7

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 32 Bit
 
 

Karlsnooks,
I ran Backup and Restore. That's how I got to the blank screen.
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29 Apr 2011   #7
aredub

Windows 7
 
 

I had the same problem -- Backup just showed a blank screen. I found that the Windows Backup service was disabled. Setting it to Automatic fixed the problem.

Robert
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30 Apr 2011   #8
JimWin7

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 32 Bit
 
 
Windows 7 Backup and Restore blank screen

Same problem but Computer Management - Services doesn't show any Widows Backup service.
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04 Aug 2013   #9
habitaddict

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 
This should fix the blank Windows Backup screen

  1. Log in as an administrator.
  2. Open Command Prompt (cmd.exe) or click the Run... command in the Windows Start Menu (orb).
    Quote:
    By default, the Run... option is not shown. But you can right-click the Start Menu, select Properties -> Start Menu -> Customize... and tick the Run command check box to show the option.
  3. Type "regsvr32 sdrsvc" without the double quotes and press the ENTER key (return).
    Quote:
    This adds the registry entries that are contained within sdrsvc.dll (Windows Backup service core file) and should fix your problem.
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13 Oct 2013   #10
CheekySensei

Window 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aredub View Post
I had the same problem -- Backup just showed a blank screen. I found that the Windows Backup service was disabled. Setting it to Automatic fixed the problem.

Robert

I had the same issue, your solution worked perfectly, thanks!
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