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Windows 7: There's No Menu For "Back Up Or Restore Your Files"

24 Jan 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
There's No Menu For "Back Up Or Restore Your Files"

Hello,

Please excuse my ignorance as I am not computer-intelligent. I also apologize if this is the wrong section to post this issue in.

When I attempt to back-up my computer, this is the menu that pops-up.
http://i49.tinypic.com/afam9f.png

I've tired restarting my computer (obviously) and it didn't change anything at all. I don't mess with the registry, although I use Windows 7 Manager to clean the registry. I back-up the registry before cleaning it and I've tried to use the very first registry back up created and again, it changed nothing.

Does anyone know what the problem could be?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
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24 Jan 2010   #2

win7 ultimate / virtual box
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by OceanicMemory View Post
Hello,

Please excuse my ignorance as I am not computer-intelligent. I also apologize if this is the wrong section to post this issue in.

When I attempt to back-up my computer, this is the menu that pops-up.
http://i49.tinypic.com/afam9f.png

I've tired restarting my computer (obviously) and it didn't change anything at all. I don't mess with the registry, although I use Windows 7 Manager to clean the registry. I back-up the registry before cleaning it and I've tried to use the very first registry back up created and again, it changed nothing.

Does anyone know what the problem could be?
this is how it should look There's No Menu For "Back Up Or Restore Your Files"-capture.jpg

I think you might have erased something important

goto a command prompt right click run as admin and type sfc /scannow (observe the space) and see if that fixes any corrupt or lost dlls >?

if this doesn't help try a system restore ?

let us know how you get on


My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 Jan 2010   #3

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Pro 64 SP1
 
 

Or you could see if this tutorial helps,
Backup User and System Files - Reset to Default Configuration
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24 Jan 2010   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
Or you could see if this tutorial helps,
Backup User and System Files - Reset to Default Configuration
Yes!
This tutorial fixed this issue in 5 seconds, thanks a lot.

And thanks to the other person for responding.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 Jan 2010   #5

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Pro 64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by OceanicMemory View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
Or you could see if this tutorial helps,
Backup User and System Files - Reset to Default Configuration
Yes!
This tutorial fixed this issue in 5 seconds, thanks a lot.

And thanks to the other person for responding.
You're Welcome. Glad you got it fixed.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 Jan 2010   #6

Windows 7 & Windows Vista Ultimate
 
 

Edit- I see the problem was fixed while I was composing.

Registry cleaners tend to do more damage than good. You may want to remove that tool from your computer.
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24 Jan 2010   #7
whs

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

It is not a good idea to mess with the registry (unless you really, really know what you are doing) - especially in Vista and Windows 7 that is completely counterproductive. I suggest you trash your registry cleaner and never touch it again.
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