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Windows 7: System Restore Fails - Event Code 8206

15 Jan 2011   #11
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit

I think we are getting to the point of a repair install.
Read up here.
Repair Install

This will fix the registry but not harm YOUR files, folders or pictures.

Otherwise you go for a clean install.
Since you ugraded from Vista to Win 7 I hope you have a Win 7 disk.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Jan 2011   #12

Win 7

yes - have the upgrade disk ... I'll read up on the repair install - thanks
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Jan 2011   #13

Win 7

Happiness - maybe

Restore works after 'Repair Install' BUT

System response seems sluggish - dialogs/prompts and appl
loading/launching seem slow.

I'll monitor before deleting windows.old
My System SpecsSystem Spec

16 Jan 2011   #14
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit

A long shot but worth a try.
Try running SFC /scannow.
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
Use Option #1 Steps 1-2-4.
Run as administrator or elevated Command Prompt as it is called.
If the first pass says it is clean. It just didn't help. Your done.

If the first pass says it ran but cannot fix all the errors then type it in again and run it again up to three times.
Sometimes it takes more than one attempt for it to fix all the errors.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Jan 2011   #15

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

You have IObit Advanced SystemCare installed on your machine?! I hope not ... Take a look:
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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