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Windows 7: Set a restore point in Windows 7 gives these errors

13 Aug 2015   #11

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate

I skipped down to the last one about enable/disable. It says in there that system protect has to be turned on.

I believe mine is off (for the reason stated earlier-- I normally want no interference from the OS.)
To get this working I'll see if turning on system Protection stops the errors.

'Been running without a net for so long now I'd have to look up how to turn it back on.

This has been a help. It might be as easy as switching on that Protection mode.

Thanks for answering. I will mark solved if I get any result.

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14 Aug 2015   #12
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

Title of your thread.

Set a restore point in Windows 7 gives these errors
Reading your post #1 again I wonder how you expected Restore Points to work when you turned it off.

I keep my Restore point storage to 5 % and that gives me more than enough Restore Points.

System Protection - Change Disk Space Usage

This is also handy in cmd. prompt to see your restore point.

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14 Aug 2015   #13

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate

I have looked at more of the samples.

And I've run around in circles enough. Remember where it said "Search with no completion"
at the System page you show above? That's where it ends with no possibility of correction.

Where your sample shows C: and D: or whatever, mine says "Searching...." for drive prompts and shows incomplete with no drives found to "Protect." I'm through chasing my tail on this.

The thread remains unsolved.

There's no Restore point possible because No drive found. Elsewhere on system everything is normal.
I just wanted the ability to set Restore in case of a problem.
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14 Aug 2015   #14
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

I'm not really understanding your last post.

You are booted into (C) Windows 7. That is exactly where Restore Points are installed by Windows 7.

Did you try this and see what is there.

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Over a period of about 7 days or when certain things are done on the computer Windows 7 will auto make Restore Points.

If you want to see Restore Points now you will need to create one.

Just go to Start Orb and type in Restore and you will see Create a Restore Point at the top.
Tick on it and it will guide you to creating a New Restore Point.
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