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Windows 7: Windows 7 Cannot create System Restore Point

12 May 2015   #11
NoelDP

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10
 
 

Thanks for posting your solution! - it will undoubtedly help others.


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12 May 2015   #12
RolandJS

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

I have an ac-powered 7-port USB hub, such are not boosters, correct?

Addendum: thanks for info, NoelDP :)
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12 May 2015   #13
NoelDP

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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Hubs are simply repeaters, not boosters - a booster is something which attempts through software to increase the bandwidth available to the port (or at least that's my understanding)
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12 May 2015   #14
Shari77

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

NoelDP is correct, hubs are not boosters, so a hub like Roland describes should not cause this system restore problem.

When you bought your hub did it come with any software? Usually they don't, but if it did, that might be causing the problem. A hub can work fine using the generic dlls that come with windows.

Sometimes the USB boosters software also uses the term accelerator-so check if you have any software for your usb ports that is suppose to speed up the USB data transfer.

I hope this helps.
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