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Windows 7: Restore point could not be created - VSS writer error?

21 Feb 2019   #11
Paul Black

7 HP SP1 64-bit Vista HB SP2 32-bit Linux Mint 18.3

Hi jsampson45,

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jsampson45 View Post
Is there a way of running chkdsk from a rescue disk, or can Windows be repaired in some other way?
Have you tried running chkdsk from Safe Mode?

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21 Feb 2019   #12
Paul Black

7 HP SP1 64-bit Vista HB SP2 32-bit Linux Mint 18.3

Hi jsampson45,

You could do the following!

Repair Install - Overview

A repair install differs from a clean install in the fact that it ONLY replaces the corrupted OS with a new fresh copy. This means that ALL your User Accounts, Folders, Files, Documents, Pictures, Music, Videos, Data Files, Icons, and any installed programs are left intact. It does however, delete ALL the Window updates, and can affect, sounds, services, visual effect settings and device drivers by re-setting them to default. You cannot do a repair install at boot, in Safe Mode, using a system repair disk, or using an integrated Windows update disk. Basically, this process can ONLY be performed from within the LIVE OS.
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