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Windows 7 System Image Restore Error 0x80042412 (No disk can be used…)

SSD main drive died in a computer. Windows 7 Home Premium, 64-bit. Had a weekly Windows Image backup on one of its hard drives. Replaced the SSD with a newer, bigger SSD. Booting from the Windows ...
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Will restoring system image delete other partitions?

Earlier this year I created a system recovery image for C partition.My HDD is 1TB and divided into 4 partitions. I want to restore my C:\ using that image. Will the restore process delete the 3 other ...
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System Restore only showing one restore point per day

Win 7 Home Premium, 64bit My system is creating restore points just fine and I have plenty of space allocated for them. However, System Restore is not showing all the restore points that were created ...
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Restore only some volumes from a multiOS system image

I have two Windows installations on different drives. System Restore won't let me make a system image of only the one I use most (Win7), I had to make a system image for both drives. I recently had ...
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Windows 7 System Restore Failed

I need to restore Windows 7, because I installed some software which ruined my PC. I see the error above. I tried running the restore tool using administrator privileges, and disabled my antivirus, ...
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If I split my harddrive, will a system restore delete it?

I split my 1TB HD from C drive and called it A. I put some files there to back up. I have now come to a point where I need to run a system restore with the discs that came with my computer. If I do a ...
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What can I do if all usb drivers on Windows 7 are broken?

In a hush-hush operation last night I installed a USB sniffer that seems to have deleted or deactivated the usb drivers on my Windows 7 box. Even after a restart not a single usb slot works. So ...
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Re-install Windows 7 to a smaller hard drive on a laptop that I just bought

I just bought a new laptop with Windows 7 pre-intsalled. It has a 500GB hard drive. I would like to remove this hard drive and then re-install Windows 7 to smaller 256GB SSD that I have. My issue ...
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System Restore Problem

I want to fully restore my laptop to it's original settings but I can not do it for some reason. I have done this twice before by pressing the F11 button at the start up screen but there is a ...
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1answer
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How do I restore my Thinkpad W510 back to the factory image?

I have been scouring Google and the Lenovo forums and looked through various PDF documents and documentation on ThinkVantage tools and I am unable to get a clear idea on how to restore my Lenovo ...
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246 views

Can I restore my Macbook? [closed]

I was using my Macbook perfectly and suddenly when I restarted it, it went off forever and I had no choice but to re-install via DVD which came with it. I lost my data
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2answers
804 views

Restoring factory contents on an old ThinkPad

I have an old IBM ThinkPad R50e and a set of seven recovery CDs that were created before the laptop was ever used. The seven CDs consist of one boot CD and six data CDs. I want to restore the ...
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1answer
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System Restore problem

I'm looking for System Restore software for my company. I want software that can run on multiple systems, around ten Windows 7 machines. Can anyone suggest something good and affordable?
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Recover Windows 7 from Linux Ubuntu?

I have two partitions and have Linux Ubuntu running on one partition and Windows 7 running on the other. Now when I try to boot from Windows 7, I get an error saying the /system32/winload.exe file ...
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1answer
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What type of malware can reside in windows restore?

I was reading aking1012's comment on How to create Windows Vista/Windows 7 Startup disk or Rescue disk or system restore points on a CD? . He says that: The first thing I usually do is disable ...
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How can I remove LibUSB on Windows 7?

I've installed LibUSB, a software that modifies your USB driver so that programs can access it easily. I didn't know that in Windows 7 you have to run it in compatibility mode for Windows XP, so now ...
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1answer
303 views

What is System Restore in Windows operating systems?

What is System Restore in Windows operating systems?
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How do I save a “restore point” in Linux?

I have some program that I want to run but I am not sure if it is going to do anything malicious. I have an old ubuntu pc which I am using to run it. I know in Windows you have save a restore point ...
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Backing up Windows 7 programs

I want to do a clean re-install of Windows 7 but there are files and installed programs which need to be backed up and restored. I tried using the Windows 7 backup utility to do a full backup to an ...
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Is there any good RESTORE software for Windows? [closed]

In the spirit of Joel Spolsky's "Let’s stop talking about backups" article, is there any software that's good at restoring a Windows computer? By "good", I mean it can handle a situation where a ...
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windows 7 emergency restore CD

I recently upgraded from XP to Windows 7. Unfortunately, I haven't really finished. I got my System up and working pretty good and backups running using Windows 7 backup. But I did not create an ...