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Windows 7: Restore system files and settings

30 Mar 2011   #1
alex69

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 
Restore system files and settings

I am not able to use system restore, I get the msg " system protection is turned off..."

But under system properties, it shows the protection is on.

whats going on?

Thanks


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30 Mar 2011   #2
Capt.Jack Sparrow

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit
 
 

Hi there,

  • Click Start, type services.msc and hit enter.
  • From the list of services, double click on Windows Backup and Volume shadow copy services.
  • In the properties window, select Automatic as the startup type and click Start.
  • Apply the changes and test it
  • Click Start, right click on Computer, and click Properties.
  • Click System Protection under Tasks.
  • Under System Protection tab, make sure to place a check mark under all the available disks to enable the system restore or turn it on.
If that fails the run SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
Check this thread as well System Restore General Troubleshooting to Fix Issues
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30 Mar 2011   #3
alex69

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 

Thanks. Is solved. I had to enable it in registry, despite the restore sytem was showing as enabled.
Thanks again.
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30 Mar 2011   #4
Orbital Shark

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by alex69 View Post
Thanks. Is solved. I had to enable it in registry, despite the restore sytem was showing as enabled.
Thanks again.
Glad you've solved it and thanks for keeping us posted. Could you post the exact location of the registry key so that others could benefit from your post also? Thanks
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30 Mar 2011   #5
alex69

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 

I downloaded a reg file from
System Restore - Enable or Disable
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