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

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Black Screen after Windows Update! (Windows 8.1 Laptop)

So, last night before I went to sleep, there was a Windows Update on my laptop (my laptop is Windows 8.1). The update was pretty big as it said there were 128 updates for my laptop. After the ...
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Remote control hangs

I am am deaf and unemployed and have quite a few deaf friends who know nothing about computers, most do not have pro windows. I wish to help them remotely. Tried most free remote apps but all have ...
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System Restore points disappear

While reinstalling Windows 10, I tried for the first time to do restore points as I added apps and configuration. I added system protection only to the C: drive that has the OS. Other than that I ...
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Restore points missing after several days, volsnap error 14

I have a similar problem with this one. I check my event viewer regularly and I see that this problem occurs every several days. I've tried to follow the instruction described in this one, but ...
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Does creating one system restore points everyday damage my hard disk?

I have a habit of creating a one system restore points every day. Will it cause any damage to my hard disk? System restore points referring to C Drive only, not all drives.
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Surface pro system reset failure

I am currently experiencing some difficulties with my surface pro 4 so am trying to reset it to factory settings. However, every time i reset from within windows, it prepares, then restarts to the ...
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does restore point restore boot files?

So I encountered some problems with my pc not booting up.I now got it to work again with a restore point ,but before I did that, I tried to apply some fixes with bootrec fixmbr and bootrec fixboot. I ...
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Is it possible to create a Windows installation disk from both system reserved and recovery partitions?

If not, is there any other way to manually install them? The partitions are sitting on my hard drive, but System Repair (F8 in BIOS) or recovery aren't available. The manufacturer has no OS ...
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Will the System Restore bring back Ransomware even after using an anti-virus?

I have been attacked by a Ransomware STOP djvu vs extension .npsk. I will be able to remove it soon, but after that, I want to use System Restore to recover my original file that not been encrypted ...
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Flash Drive Multiple Partition For Backup

I'm trying do to something (experiment), I have 64 Gb flash drive and I break it to 3 sections. The first will be for Back up Files The second partition will be Create Restore Point (in case OS ...
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Transferring an existing Windows disk from a dead PC to another one and avoiding reinstall of applications [duplicate]

(this question is really a follow-on from this question) I have a dead Dell computer where the cause of death did not involve or damage the hard drive. If I had identical replacement hardware, I ...
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Restoring OEM windows macrium image to a new different make PC with retail Windows 10 Pro

I have a Dell 8700 PC that ran Windows 10 home 64 bit. The motherboard spontaneously let the smoke out of one of the chips and the PC is now unserviceable. A recent image was made of the Windows ...
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Saving factory Windows installation before installing Linux on new machine

I have a shiny new machine (Lenovo P53). It comes with a factory-installed Windows. I don't need Windows, and will install Linux. OTOH 4-5 years from now I could get a newer machine and pass this one ...
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On windows can I check if a system restore was executed?

I have recently found out that Windows System Restore monitors a large list of file extensions and all are reverted or deleted when a system restore is executed. These extensions are in many cases ...
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Full Linux hard disk backup and restore

I am using Gentoo at work and I f***** it up multiple times by now. I have second hard disk which is not in use in my computer. Is there any way to backup whole hard disk in use onto a second and then ...
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Windows 7 - how to restore image/restore a drive with two partitions?

I made a backup, using the built in backup utility, of the harddrive in a laptop to VHDs. The HD had two partitions, the boot partition but also a hidden recovery partition so the resulting ...
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WinRE Missing Administrator Accounts

I just purchased a Dell OptiPlex 7020 from DellRefurbished and got it upgraded to Windows 10 and I wanted to create a new backup image after I got all of the bloatware and unnecessary apps off of the ...
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How to restore a System Image VHD to a new harddrive?

I am upgrading the hard drive, from disk A (120 GB) to disk B (500 GB), in a laptop with Windows 7 professional. This is what I did: Made a system image of A using the built in backup tool, saving ...
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Windows 8.1 Restore point disappeared on rstrui, but they appear in shadowexplorer

As title says my pc randomly doubled the C: hard drive in the "system protection menu". On the system protection menu the copy was called just C:?? and the protection was enabled only for it and ...
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How can I wipe clean a computer without losing Windows? [duplicate]

I am giving away my old Windows laptop. What's the best way to remove all my data and programs, without having to reinstall Windows? Every guide I found required wiping the hard drive. Is there a ...
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Black Screen after System Restore on Windows 10

Yesterday I did a System Restore, but as it took almost 3 hours I forcefully shut down the system thinking it is stuck. Now ,after switching it on, the Lenovo loading page shows up after which a black ...
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Restore Windows 10 system image on new SSD

I need to switch to a new harddrive - HDD to SSD. I already created a system image of Windows 10 on an external harddrive. How do I restore the system image on the new SSD, do I need to install ...
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Are VSS snapshots still created automatically in Windows 8 and later?

I've read conflicting information on this, so wanted to clarify the situation. With Windows Vista/7, several third-party tools exist that can mount the contents of a Volume Shadow Copy (VSS) snapshot ...
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Will system restore point restore drivers?

So if I uninstall my current wifi driver and install a new one and it fails, will system restore point recover my old one? horrible english sorry
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Is it possible to take a reusable system image in Windows 10?

I am looking for a consistent solution to setup several windows 10 tablets with the same exact software and system configuration without applying all the modifications (edit the registry, install ...
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Recover files after making a Windows 10 restore point

I recently tried to make a Recover point of my computer, and when Windows asked me where I want to do that, I selected the hard drive where I have all of my backups (projects, documentations etc.). ...
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Windows10 System Restore point got deleted after failed restore attempt

OS: Windows 10 (I believe it's Educational version) 1903 - with all updates available. Here's what happened: I started System Restore to a point from few hours ago (installed an app that messed up ...
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Restore Linux from old (already restored) hibernation

I've successfully hibernated and resumed from swap partition in Linux. As far as I know, nothing was since swapped, nor has been the swap partition otherwise modified. That makes me think, that the ...
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Restore/Recover Bitnami redmine 3.4.5-0

I am using Windows 10. Actually I had installed Bitnami Redmine 3.4.5-0 in (E:) drive few months ago. I installed it as bug reporting tool. Unfortunately, my system window got crashed yesterday. Now ...
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How to save my entire Linux image on a USB stick

I have a question. I want to save my entire Linux image on a USB drive, so I can restore it when I need to. But what is the best way to do this?
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Clonezilla won't show desired target disk during restoreparts operation?

VERSION: clonezilla-live-2.6.2-15-amd64.zip I am unable to get Clonezilla to show my desired target disk in the list of potential targets for an partition image restore operation. Clonezilla does not ...
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System Restore mismatch

My wife's laptop (Windows 10 Pro x64) won't boot up. We've tried the repair options and they didn't work. I created a System Restore disk on my work (Windows 10 Enterprise x64) machine. I booted my ...
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SDcard: Bad Magic Number, No other super-blocks work

I have a 32GB mini SD card I used in an android phone. One day it wasn't recognized, I plugged it in to my laptop, file system wouldn't recognize it. Plugged it in to my linux box via USB adapter. ...
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Should You Create A System Restore For The Data (D:) Drive Or Reincorporate The Partition Back Into C: drive?

I've already allocated about 12GB for the C: drive system restore. I noticed while setting it up that there is also a D: drive. This is my first time seeing a D: drive and it's on the Acer laptop I ...
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How do i enter System restore windows 8 from UEFI

My pc (windows 8) Goes into a repair loop which ive left for almost 48 hours, then forced into automatic repair mode so that i can access the UEFI. I want to restore the pc to a previous point but im ...
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How to choose Restore Point Directory in Windows 10?

I have a 500 Go NVME (C:/) as windows boot drive and 4To HDD, I want to save the windows restoration point on my HDD but it seems that it can only save it on the C:/ drive itself as below. Windows ...
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Auto repair loop triggered by failed system restore

I was having connection issues with my PC and attempted to use a restore point to fix the issue, however it would seem the restore point failed and completely destroyed my computer. Upon finishing it'...
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Trying to system restore my machine (HP G72 Notebook) to factory condition

My computer is a HP G72 Notebook PC with dual core. OS: Windows 7 Home Edition I don't have the Admin id password and I am trying to do a factory reset. When I restart the machine and hit ESC, I see ...
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Windows 10 Backup and Restore Problems

My quick question is if I create a Windows system image on a Dynamic Disk (Microsoft recommends against it, but it's my only option right now) and then move the backup files to a network share, will I ...
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Does the restoration of system affect previous versions of files/folders

I have a small dilemma: let's assume that I have a folder which last previous version is dated 27th January and my last system restoration point had been created before the day, let's say 25th January....
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Can't reset Windows 10 to factory state- am currently dual booting Linux Mint

I currently have Windows 10 and Linux Mint dual booting on my computer. My Windows 10 partition has been acting up for years and I wanted to do a factory reset. I have had a variety of issues doing ...
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System restore will wipe other partitions

I will restore my Windows 10 with "restore pc" tool, "erase all data" option. So my question is: Other partitions in my hard drive will be clean too? I want to keep files in them.
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Downgrade Windows 10 from recovery partition

I have an Acer laptop with an OEM Windows 8.1 originally installed on it. After upgrading to Windows 10 I would need to do a factory reset. If I go to Disk Management, the recovery partition seems to ...
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Refresh Azure VM with a new Linux OS

I created several VMs in Azure classic cloud service several years ago, and would like to retain them (size setting, DNS names, etc). But it looks impossible to me, as the old portal doesn't even ...
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System image to restore windows 7 on new 2 in 1 laptop.

Recently, my old lenovo L440, running windows 7 64bit had some damage to the motherboard leading to a replacement computer. I purchased a Lenovo Yoga 730 2 in 1 with the i7 8550U processor which runs ...
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Is It Possible to Get the Windows 7 OS Back?

I accidentally wiped the Windows 7 OS while trying to make a persistent USB for Linux Mint. I still have a full image of Windows 7 made by using Macrium, the problem is there is no Windows 7 on the ...
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Windows 10 doesn't accept my password during system recovery

I made a system image of my laptop. I want to restore my system to the state of that image. I followed the procedure described online on many places (i.e. advanced restart --> trouble shoot --> ...
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Get a Windows machine to boot again after GRUB broken, Linux and Ext4 partitions erased

The Grub2 files on a single drive Lenovo dual boot laptop 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 ...
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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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