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Windows 7: Clicking Start, Control panel/computer results in "System Call Failed"

04 Apr 2015   #11

Linux Lite 3.2 x64; Windows 7, 8.1

Awesome. I have wondered about that many times myself, as my account here isn't quite the name I would like. IIRC, that's because the name I wanted had already been taken once, even though it was deleted. But I'm not sure. Maybe a reboot in between would help.

The important thing though is to have the account data backed up, so you can do anything you want, or at least try, without loss.

Also, you can take a System or Disk image, and then it's an easy matter to restore the whole unit to its current state using a boot disk. This is the ultimate backup protection.

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04 Apr 2015   #12

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.

Thanks for all your generous assistance
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04 Apr 2015   #13

Linux Lite 3.2 x64; Windows 7, 8.1

You're very welcome, Chrissy. Blessings.
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