|05 Dec 2012||#1|
| || |
Windows 7 System Restore Failure - OS or Hard Drive Issue?
My HP Pavilion system recently crashed. The HP Welcome screen comes up now on reboot but the screen is black - Windows 7 does not come up and the hard drive does not power up. I've gone into diagnostics (F11) and tried a system restore from a number of points but it fails and comes up with an error message "System Restore failed to extract the file (D:\Program Files (x86)\ ... \HPSF_Config.dll from the restore point." The file it fails on differs depending upon the restore point chosen, e.g. HPSAObjUtil.exe came up one time.
Now, does this tend to indicate an OS failure or bad sectors on the disk? Since I can't get into anything past the HP Welcome screen, what might my options be?
|My System Specs|
|Similar help and support threads for2: Windows 7 System Restore Failure - OS or Hard Drive Issue?|
|Restore system from backup on external hard drive||Backup and Restore|
|Corrupt system from hard drive failure - SFC cannot fix all errors||Performance & Maintenance|
|Help! Problem with system restore and SMART Hard Drive detection||Backup and Restore|
|System restore and image filling hard drive||Backup and Restore|
|Restore Windows 7 System Image to another hard drive!!!||Backup and Restore|
|create system image and restore New hard drive||Backup and Restore|
|after system restore, new hard drive shows wrong size||Backup and Restore|
|Our Sites ||Site Links ||About Us ||Find Us |
Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.
© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:55 AM.