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I have a backup of my pc done with normal windows7 backup tool and i'm trying to restore it to a new ssd.
To be clear, i have an install disk and i want to restore the image.
I always get that error. Back ups were regular and i have more than one image to choose from so it shouldn't be a corrupt backup I've read this http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982736 but it's more backup related, ideas?

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Request this hotfix va email (click on the green button) and install it on your Windows 7:

Restore operation by using Backup and Restore may fail in Windows 7 SP1

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2569601/

Assume that you try to restore files or system backups by using Backup and Restore in Control Panel on a computer that is running Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1). In this situation, the restore operation may fail.

System Restore System Restore did not complete successfully. Your computer's system files and settings were not changed.

Details: System Restore failed while scanning the file system on the drive C:. The drive might be corrupt. You might want to retry System Restore after running chkdsk /R on this disk. An unspecified error occurred during System Restore. (0x80070057) You can try System Restore again and choose a different restore point. If you continue to see this error, you can try an advanced recovery method. For more information, see What is Recovery?

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I'm trying to restore a backup from an install disk, not from an already installed version –  Nicola Peluchetti Jun 15 '13 at 13:21
    
integrate the Update into a Window DVD with DISM. –  magicandre1981 Jun 15 '13 at 18:08
    
ok, so i downloaded the hotfix. it's an exe file. Where do i download DISM? –  Nicola Peluchetti Jun 18 '13 at 12:04
    
run the Exe, it extracts the MSU file. DISM is already part of Windows 7. blogs.technet.com/b/askcore/archive/2012/11/20/3387485.aspx –  magicandre1981 Jun 18 '13 at 18:59
    
In the end i simply created a dvd for recovery from another win 7 installation and finally got my backup working which has been easier and didn't present the issue. –  Nicola Peluchetti Jun 28 '13 at 16:18

Check this out: http://blogs.technet.com/b/filecab/archive/2007/06/22/common-causes-and-solutions-to-backup-system-restore-and-complete-pc-backup-problems.aspx

It says:

Error or Symptom: File Backup fails with the following error: The parameter is incorrect. (0x80070057)

Cause/Solution: This error is caused by a bug in File Backup where if you don't back up at least one file during the full backup, every backup after that fails. The workaround is to go through the Backup wizard again and choose a new full file backup at the very end.

I hope it helps.

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This is not during backup, it's during restore. All backups were succesful –  Nicola Peluchetti Jun 14 '13 at 21:35

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