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Re: Repair System Restore
« Reply #30 on: December 22, 2011, 10:51:16 AM »
I don't think it is a reg problem. It is odd that you can make restore points but cant restore them.

I wonder if it is actually making the restore points in the first place?

Whats the size of your System Volume Information folder?

Thats where the restore points are stored.

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Re: Repair System Restore
« Reply #31 on: December 22, 2011, 11:00:53 AM »
My size in System Volume Information folder is 25,9 GB.

I can use earlier version of a file in explorer, så I think my computer can make a restore points.

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Re: Repair System Restore
« Reply #32 on: December 22, 2011, 11:04:02 AM »
25 GB. Thats a lot of used space. I personally keep restore off lol

So you make a new restore point and go to try and restore that new one and it fails. Have you cleared out all the old restore points first yet? I know on MS site they say that if your having trouble with the system restore you need to remove all the old points. (Not sure why though)

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Re: Repair System Restore
« Reply #33 on: December 22, 2011, 11:32:19 AM »
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Have you cleared out all the old restore points first yet?
Yes I have tried that 2 times.

I've tried quite a lot of things

Do you think com+ can have anything to do with this?

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Re: Repair System Restore
« Reply #34 on: December 22, 2011, 11:39:52 AM »
I dont see why it would. At this point it is looking like a repair install is the way to go. If MS just listed the files system restore needs we could make sure they are all registered!

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Re: Repair System Restore
« Reply #35 on: December 22, 2011, 12:09:30 PM »
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At this point it is looking like a repair install is the way to go
Maybe I do that later, it's not a big deal now anyway. Just a little annoying that there isn't an easier solution!

Get the feeling that Microsoft engineers on Microsoft forums do not want to tell the solution on this subject.

Ok

Thanks a lot anyway!

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