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Windows 7: I can't turn on system recovery

25 Feb 2012   #1
kevinkat2

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 
I can't turn on system recovery

Today i tried to use Windows Anytime Upgrade but after checking
my code it said that i need to turn on system recovery
i go to:
computer>properties>system protection
and then i get an error saying run system recovery again (0X81000203)
then were it says available disks it says searching forever...
this is really annoying not only because i cant use Anytime Upgrade
but also because system recovery is very good if my system
has tons of crashes and other problems
Any help would be appreciated


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25 Feb 2012   #2
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Hello Kevin

Have you tried the different options for turning it on outlined here - System Restore - Enable or Disable
Also run this - SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker to make sure the are no system errors

Also look through this see if it helps - System Restore Error Code: 0x81000203 - Microsoft Answers

Danny
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25 Feb 2012   #3
kevinkat2

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Still doesn't work with any one of those options
If there is anything you need to know about my specs of my pc that i didn't post
yet please tell because i really want to upgrade to ultimate 64 bit
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25 Feb 2012   #4
marsmimar

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

Just a general question to those more knowledgeable than me. Is it possible to use Windows Anytime Upgrade to go from a 32-bit version to a 64-bit version or does it have to be a clean install?
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25 Feb 2012   #5
Jerryw

Win 7 Ultimate sp-1 64 Bit+Vista Ultimate sp-2 64 Bit
 
 

Hi
to upgrade to any 64 bit version of windows from a 32 bit OS you have to do a clean install!
Good Luck
Jerry w.
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