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Questions tagged [system-restore]

General act of restoring a system to its previous state, also found in "System Restore" for Microsoft Windows

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Get a Windows machine to boot again after GRUB broken, Linux and Ext4 partitions erased

The Grub2 files on a Lenovo dual boot machine have been erased, along with everything else in the Ext4 partition, when the user resized the Ext4 partition to make more space for Windows 10 Pro 64-bit ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad T540p recovery from sd card?

I have a Thinkpad T540p which has to be restored to factory status. I have tried to invoke the recovery program by pussing F11 a lot during booting when the Thinkpad logo is shown. But all I get is ...
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I deleted the whole HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software

I accidentally deleted the whole HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software, my computer is now unable to boot. I have tried system recovery, startup fix, previous good condition and safe mode is not working. How to ...
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Computer keeps restarting in the welcome screen in an infinite loop on windows 10

I went to reset my network because of internet issues I had, and it told me if I remember correctly that the computer would be restarted in about 5 minutes. I had no patience and so I've restarted it ...
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SSD not showing in macrium rescue restore proccess

I made an image of my 256gb windows 10 drive using macrium reflect 7 free edition and stored it on my external HDD . I also made a resuce bootable usb and tried to restore the backed up image , ...
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An unspecified error occurred during System Restore. (0x8007005)

I tried to restore my Windows 10 Computer to a checkpoint but it failed. The event log has the following Event ID 8210 An unspecified error occurred during System Restore: (Scheduled Checkpoint). ...
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Is it possible to restore Windows 10 to an earlier restore point and back to current?

I have some issues with an application which was running a few days/weeks (not more than 4 weeks) ago. As I am not able to get it back to run, I would like to restore my system to a point where the ...
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How to make system restore point that will not be deleted after newer points created?

I use Windows 8.1 System restore deletes old point when creates a new one. I want to manually create a new point that will not be deleted after the creation of newer points. How to do that?
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WIndows-10 System Image Restoring Failed (cancelled then unrecognized)

I have Windows10 backup set to do weekly full images (not files) of the C: drive. From the backup & restore center, everything looks fine. The images are held on an auxiliary hard drive ...
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Why is my system image of win7 only 25G if C: has 60G of data?

maybe it's a basic question but I was surprised by this. My partition C: says it has 60GB of used space, but the windows image folder is only 25GB. Is windows keeping only relevant information, and ...
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Windows system restoration for system reset

I got some questions about Windows System Restore. Currently I'm working on an automated software testing system which consists of multiple test machines that I want to deploy our application to. ...
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Change the drive for system restore points? [duplicate]

I want to move my C: System Restore Points to my archive HDD D: (which is 8TB big). Any way I can do that? I don't want these system restore points on my 250gb SSD.
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Why are Custom Restore Point Descriptions Inconsistent?

I have encountered something that I can't explain and I was hoping that someone is aware of this and knows either what is causing it or how it can be mitigated. Background I have a script that is ...
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Can't use my windows profile: “We can't sign in to your account”

When I tried to use my computer today while turning it on it showed me (only) the we can't sign error, which is one of the two errros presented in my picture. I tried a few things but none worked. I ...
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USB Mouse and Keyboard stop working during system restoration

I'm trying to entirely wipe my PC using a Win7 installation disc and whenever I'm prompted to restart my PC to start the restore process my keyboard and mouse both die. I've tried just having my mouse ...

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