Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Win-update > Sys-restore points gone; how open/use sys-vol-info folder

04 Sep 2015   #21
JamesEJ

win7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Ok, the ShadowExplorer was stock in my win7. Ran it but the cut off date was just after the win7-$M>update so all the prior system restore points that did existed were not available. The folder was bare.

Gonna start a new thread on the instant problem.

@Jacee Thanks. I always have to figure it all out again, so this is a handy tut. for the sake of this thread for others, see the HTG link that is helpful also. Recover Files with Shadow Copies on Any Version of Windows Vista


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
Reply

 Win-update > Sys-restore points gone; how open/use sys-vol-info folder




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Don't see System Restore Points in folder
I feel like a little background is necessary before I get into the Win 7 issue. One way I've restored XP computers to an earlier time that has worked really well is to boot the PC that is failing to work off of a flash drive that has Parted Magic on it. This loads the Linux OS into RAM. Once...
Backup and Restore
How Do I Force Creating "Restore Previous Session" Points forIE Folder
I close all tabs of IE9 daily and restore them the next day from a blank tab. However, often IE stops working and restarts certain tabs, and when this happens it acts as if no tabs were stored from last session, (the link is dimmed). I found that I can open the Properties of IE folder...
Browsers & Mail
Question about Restore points and Open File Securiy Warning
This question is about restore points that I've found on my laptop when clicking on the Properties prompt for some software on my laptop, namely McAfee, Google Chrome and my HP printer. When I clicked on Previous Versions in the McAfee Internet Security Properties windows, I got a list of file...
General Discussion
Preventing "fake" Win Update restore points
I think this is an "Update" thread vs. a "Restore Points" thread... I have Automatic updates turned off and no updates are showing in the update history, however when I go to restore points, I have one listed every couple days for "Windows Update." I read in this forum that no updates were...
Windows Updates & Activation
Why am I getting automatic restore points named "Critical Update"?
Hello - I have my Windows update settings to "notify but do not download." When I check my history of restore points I see that there are several created anyway with the description "Windows Update-Critical Update." I checked one of them for changes to programs and drivers and the were none. This...
Backup and Restore
Windows Update & System Restore Points BUG !?
hi ! 2 days ago on 100830 (Aug 30) i restored my system to a System Restore Point created a few days earlier, on 100826 (Aug 26). as i understand it, everything that has been installed AFTER the System Restore Point are then lost, including security-patches from Windows Update etc. ...
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 05:56.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App