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Windows 7: Windows XP, system restore error message after 6 tries.

05 May 2019   #1
Ron F

Windows XP 32 bit Home Edition
 
 
Windows XP, system restore error message after 6 tries.

Have tried to FIX system restore (disabled antivirus, messed around with config etc.) with no luck. Gave up. Now trying to restore to factory settings but the F8 safe mode has no "repair computer" option. Thinking about the "dumpster solution". Any ideas? Thanks in advance.


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05 May 2019   #2
F22 Simpilot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hello from Loveland, CO.

I had a system restore issue before in Windows 7 myself. Turned out it was Softperfect's RAM drive software preventing system restore from working. You may have a program that is causing system restore from working. That's my guess. Or perhaps it has something to do with shadow copies.

You don't need to chuck it in the trash. You could always reinstall the OS as a last ditch effort. Or sell the computer on eBay.
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09 May 2019   #3
RoWin7

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Your sig reminds me of an old Windows joke. A subway was stuck in the tunnel, and a passenger closed the windows, then opened them. The train moved on. Says he "When you're stuck, close Windows, then open. "
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09 May 2019   #4
Snick

Win 10 x64, Linux Lite, Win 7 x64, BlackArch, & Kali
 
 

Did you try running in safe mode
Start computer and begin pressing <F8> every second, choose safe mode

We recommend AOMEI Backupper Free and Macrium Reflect Free for backup to external hard drive.
Windows System Restore fails when you need it most. I use AOMEI and have for years.
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