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When WR is corrupt you need to reinstall it, not just run it in Safe Mode with Networking.

You get that error message on WR when there are corrupt files as can be read in your pic of WR.

The reason to reinstall in Safe Mode with Networking is to isolate your antivirus program should that be the cause of corruption.

Go Start - type cmd then right click on it when it comes up and select Run as administrator then type sfc /scannow and press enter to see what it reports.

If it reports it has fixed corruption the try to do what you had tried before.

Try reinstalling Windows Repair in Safe Mode with Networking and try it again.

What is the reason why you need to run Windows Repair ?

3 Support & Help / Re: TweakingRegistryBackup (portable)
« on: June 22, 2021, 02:26:17 PM »
I've had another reply from Shane -

Well just tried and it works fine. I have the checkbox set to only do 1 backup a day, so I removed todays backup and ran this command in a bat file

"C:\Program Files (x86)\\Registry Backup\TweakingRegistryBackup.exe" -silent

And it made the backup fine. Under advanced settings in the program there is a checkbox to only do one a day, if that is set and he runs the silent command and there is already a backup for today it wont create a new one.

I've had a reply back from Shane in that WR is not compatible with Server versions of Windows as the Permissions on those are different.

He also told me that he's going to include that warning in a future WR update.

Were you able to get your machine back to normal using WR's Registry Backup or the cmds I suggested ?

5 Support & Help / Re: TweakingRegistryBackup (portable)
« on: June 21, 2021, 07:11:17 AM »
There was a bug with 3.5.3 in that you couldn't fully restore from them which is why Shane produced v4.0 but given how much the registry would have changed from when you backed up using 3.5.3 then I don't think it would be advisable to restore with an old back up.

Yes, I came across an old WR thread where someone had problems with WR on a Server version.

Open WR then click on Backup Tools then on Restore under Registry Backup.

Click on Registry Restore then use the dropdown to select the dated back up then hit Restore Now.

If that doesn't get you back then open a Command Prompt (Admin) or Powershell (Admin) and enter these cmds -

dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth

sfs /scannow

ipconfig /flushdns

ipconfig /registerdns

shutdown /r /t 00

Then see what it's like after the reboot.

I've emailed Shane to see if there are any compatibility issues with WR and your version of Windows.

Do you have any restore points that will take you back to before you ran WR ?

Prior to running the repairs, WR creates a registry back up which you could restore to, to see if that gets things working normally for you.

It's accessed through Backup Tools.

I'll ask Shane.

What is BPA ?

9 Support & Help / Re: TweakingRegistryBackup (portable)
« on: June 20, 2021, 02:27:09 PM »
I've emailed your reply to Shane.

10 Support & Help / Re: TweakingRegistryBackup (portable)
« on: June 20, 2021, 03:28:01 AM »
This is the reply I've received from Shane.

Can you answer his question -

I didn't change the code for it, and it still runs on a schedule fine. Is he running pure silent mode or just on a schedule? I haven't used or touched full silent mode in a long time so i will test and see.

11 Support & Help / Re: TweakingRegistryBackup (portable)
« on: June 20, 2021, 02:27:56 AM »
I've sent him an email but as he's extremely busy, I'm not sure if/when I'll get a reply but will let you know when I do.

I'm 8hrs ahead of him here in the UK.

12 Support & Help / Re: TweakingRegistryBackup (portable)
« on: June 20, 2021, 02:16:24 AM »
I'll pass this onto Shane.

13 Support & Help / Re: Newbie does stupid move.
« on: June 19, 2021, 01:18:54 AM »
This article gives steps on how to restore your admin account should the restore points not fix, which again is done in Safe Mode -

14 Support & Help / Re: Newbie does stupid move.
« on: June 18, 2021, 02:32:03 PM »
Boot back into Safe Mode - go Start and type rstrui.exe and press enter when it comes up

This will give you access to your restore points without having to go through an UAC.

15 Support & Help / Re: Create Bootable USB flash
« on: June 18, 2021, 01:55:44 PM »
Well I've put the portable version onto an USB and I was able to open the program fine after clicking on Windows Repair Application after opening to its files.

16 Support & Help / Re: Create Bootable USB flash
« on: June 18, 2021, 01:48:55 AM »
While I've never created the portable version, I would assume it would need to be on its own USB.

I think it's probably just as easy to install it on a machine as I have it installed on my three laptops.

I have a Hiren's Boot disk but as it has its own tools, it may not be a compatible medium for the portable repair program.

The program needs to be run from within Windows.

I'll see if I can get another USB at the weekend to create a portable version which now appears to only be available from the majorgeeks website.

Does Event Viewer record anything with a time stamp when it freezes ?

Which cmds have you run ?

It's possible that could be resolved by taking ownership of the Groups folder and then delete as normal.

At the bottom of this article is a link to a Hack to add Take Ownership to your right click context menu which negates the need to manually change the registry as the article also describes.

I have this on both my Win 10 and a Win 7 laptops.


From Googling how do I remove Archive, RSS feeds, Conversation History and Search Folders from office outlook, this is the best article I could find, but you can also Google that to see what you come up with.

As I've said, I've never used Outlook so I'm reliant upon Google to try and resolve your problem.

Here are two articles for how to permanently delete folders in Outlook.

The first is to delete the folder and the second is for deleting the contents of the deleted items folder.

Hope these are of better help.

You could try the cmd again but without the /quiet and /forcerestart on the end.

wusa /uninstall /kb4586864

Then reboot.

I've found that quiet doesn't work on Win 10 and there was no forcerestart in the wusa help menu.

It looks like the Google article I came across was incorrect - sorry about that.

Feedback & Suggestions / Re: I just want to say thank you!
« on: June 07, 2021, 02:36:11 PM »
Glad you have found the program so useful.

I've passed a link for your thread onto Shane, but not sure when he'll respond as he's extremely busy.

BTW - While all donations are welcome, I don't think he's that hard up :)

Open either a Command Prompt (Admin) or Powershell (Admin) and enter this cmd to remove that update.

wusa /uninstall /kb4586864 /quiet /forcerestart

You can copy & paste that cmd to the prompt to avoid typos.

The machine will auto reboot then go to Settings/Update & Security and run a manual check for updates to see if it picks it back up.

I don't use Outlook but from a Google -

1.In the folder pane, right-click the folder or subfolder you want to delete.
2.Select Delete folder.
3.Select OK to confirm.

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