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Windows 7: System restore : No windows folder

15 Aug 2013   #1

Seven 32 Premium
System restore : No windows folder


I try to use system restore but there are no windows drive in the last step regardless the restoration point.
Instead I get :
1, No drive found

I tried in normal, safe mode and in recover mode.

I used
bootrec /fixmbr
bootrec /fixboot
bootrec /rebuildbcd

My windows partition is C:. It is active, sain and system. I did not compressed or encrypted the drive

I ran sfc /scannow. There were some errors that were fixed.

I'm still able to boot but no way to restore.

Any ideas to help me restore ?

Thank you for your help.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 Aug 2013   #2

Seven 32 Premium


The issue has been solved by disabling/enabling the system restore on the c Drive. (This operation must delete previous restore point !!!)

I can't say what caused that. It may have been caused by using Easus partition master.

Without sucess I tried to install the fix mentionnend here:
System Restore Error 0x80070057 when running from Windows RE
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 System restore : No windows folder

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