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Windows 7: Problem getting "restore system" to work

29 Sep 2010   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (x64) 6.1.7601
Problem getting "restore system" to work

I have problems trying to get it work..
when i boot and press F8, i see "restore system"
but when i select it and hit enter, nothing happens, and windows7 just starts as normal.. what to do? :s

My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Sep 2010   #2

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If you want system restore, type system restore in search and follow instructions.
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My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Sep 2010   #3
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Are you referring to Repair My Computer (WinRE) on the F8 Advanced Boot Tools menu?

What is the exact choice you are highlighting to choose?
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