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Windows 7: System Restore not working.

01 Oct 2012   #1
Alex2K

Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit
 
 
System Restore not working.

Okay i'm normally a bit of a computer geek, but this has me seriously stumped.

I have a Toshiba NB255 Net-book with Windows 7 Home Premium on it, and since i got it has worked great. That is until a short time ago refuses to connect to WiFi. I tried everything. It wound up being a dead end for me, so i thought maybe i'll just restore it because it could be something i messed up or an update conflicted with my system.

I go to system restore, and it says i cannot perform it due to C disk needing to be error checked. That would normally be fine and dandy, except when i run error check during boot-up, it tells me it cannot perform it until i use system restore...

It's an infuriatingly infinite loop of stupidity.

Because of the mix between my net-book refusing to restore, connect to WiFi, update(update just gives me error code '80070490'), or do anything besides just use Office and other stuff, my net-book just collects dust now.

Please help me out here.


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02 Oct 2012   #2
Alex2K

Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit
 
 

With over 200 views and not a single reply, i'm guessing this just isn't going to be fixed. Guess i'll be making a Linux netbook.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Oct 2012   #3
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

from recovery environment->command prompt:
Code:
 
chkdsk/f  c:
replace drive letter with actual drive letter. It can be different in winpe!
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02 Oct 2012   #4
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Alex2K View Post
Okay i'm normally a bit of a computer geek, but this has me seriously stumped.

I have a Toshiba NB255 Net-book with Windows 7 Home Premium on it, and since i got it has worked great. That is until a short time ago refuses to connect to WiFi. I tried everything. It wound up being a dead end for me, so i thought maybe i'll just restore it because it could be something i messed up or an update conflicted with my system.

I go to system restore, and it says i cannot perform it due to C disk needing to be error checked. That would normally be fine and dandy, except when i run error check during boot-up, it tells me it cannot perform it until i use system restore...

It's an infuriatingly infinite loop of stupidity.

Because of the mix between my net-book refusing to restore, connect to WiFi, update(update just gives me error code '80070490'), or do anything besides just use Office and other stuff, my net-book just collects dust now.

Please help me out here.
Windows Update error 80070490
My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Oct 2012   #5
Alex2K

Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Alex2K View Post
Okay i'm normally a bit of a computer geek, but this has me seriously stumped.

I have a Toshiba NB255 Net-book with Windows 7 Home Premium on it, and since i got it has worked great. That is until a short time ago refuses to connect to WiFi. I tried everything. It wound up being a dead end for me, so i thought maybe i'll just restore it because it could be something i messed up or an update conflicted with my system.

I go to system restore, and it says i cannot perform it due to C disk needing to be error checked. That would normally be fine and dandy, except when i run error check during boot-up, it tells me it cannot perform it until i use system restore...

It's an infuriatingly infinite loop of stupidity.

Because of the mix between my net-book refusing to restore, connect to WiFi, update(update just gives me error code '80070490'), or do anything besides just use Office and other stuff, my net-book just collects dust now.

Please help me out here.
Windows Update error 80070490
This doesn't apply to my situation. It is a netbook, it has no disc drive, and it just came with Windows 7 HP on it. No CD, no restore key, nothing. Charger, netbook, flier type "manual".
My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Oct 2012   #6
Alex2K

Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
from recovery environment->command prompt:
Code:
 
chkdsk/f  c:
replace drive letter with actual drive letter. It can be different in winpe!
Just tried, didn't work. Still tells me to use system restore. Only difference is, it ran the check about 5 times before starting this time.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Oct 2012   #7
Alex2K

Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit
 
 

Well no use now. After researching more and finding out it was either broken drivers or bad adapter, i wasn't going to buy an adapter first then see if it's the driver. It was the driver. Once i put Linux, WiFi works great, even faster than it ever was. So never mind, and thanks for the advice. It's now a Linux netbook.
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