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Windows 7: System Restore

14 Apr 2013   #120
mickeyg2008

windows 7
 
 

Can you tell me the difference in the system restore and the disc d. Tht is for recovery ? Thanks


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14 Apr 2013   #121
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

The tutorial below can help show you how to. It includes a link to download a Windows 7 ISO to create a bootable Windows 7 installation DVD or USB with.

Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

Before you start, be sure to also make sure that you have your product key number available on the COA sticker on the bottom of your laptop, or under it's battery. Without it, you will not be able to activate the new installation of Windows 7.
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19 Jul 2013   #122
Angel7827

Windows Vista
 
 
lost music and pictures

I did the system restore and it all went smoothly. when my laptop started up again,my music and picture folders were there,but when I opened them they had no files. The music file had all the iTunes folder, but all my music and MP3 files are gone. How do I get these back?
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19 Jul 2013   #123
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Angel, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Since you had system protection turned on, you might see if you may be able to use Previous Versions from these folder locations to recovery your files.
Previous Versions - Restore Files and Folders
If that doesn't help, then you might see if the free program Recuva may be able to help recover them.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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18 Oct 2013   #124
Kaktussoft

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

Maybe you can add the fact that "system restore from recovery environment" doesn't create a "undo restore point".

system restore is also possible from "safe mode with command prompt": just type: rstrui.exe
system restore is possible from safe mode. Handy if system doesn't boot normally.
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18 Oct 2013   #125
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Ron,

Thank you, but it's already there as the last item in the red warning box at the top. Is that the same as what you meant?
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18 Oct 2013   #126
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Ron,

Thank you, but it's already there as the last item in the red warning box at the top. Is that the same as what you meant?
No I meant: If you perform a system restore from "recovery environment" it can't be undone. It won't create a "undo restore point"
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18 Oct 2013   #127
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Ah, ok. Did you confirm this yourself? I had always thought that you could undo a system restore unless it was done in Safe Mode or Safe Mode w/Command.
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19 Oct 2013   #128
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Ah, ok. Did you confirm this yourself? I had always thought that you could undo a system restore unless it was done in Safe Mode or Safe Mode w/Command.
Not 1000% sure, but I had that problem at a client machine a year ago as I can remember.





System Restore From the Windows Recovery Environment (WinRE)

If for any reason you cannot boot into Windows, you can try to use the Windows Recovery Environment (WinRE) to run System Restore. In that case you will be doing what is called an "Offline Restore". Note: While in WinRE, System Restore is not able to create an undo restore point prior to any rollback. Therefore, undoing a rollback is not supported from WinRE.
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19 Oct 2013   #129
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Okey doke. Added.
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