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Windows 7 System Restore Frozen

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#1 ThomasDG


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Posted 03 June 2011 - 02:28 PM

I am running Windows 7 Home Premium and attempted to do a system restore. I set the restore back a few weeks ago and then it began more than two hours ago. The screen says "Please wait while your windows files and settings are being restored. System restore is restoring the registry...". I know that I probably should not attempt to reboot, but how should I handle this?


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#2 Layback Bear

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Posted 05 June 2011 - 10:10 PM

Answer these questions, it might help others help you. Question: what problem are you trying to fix by going to a restore point? What else have you tried to fix this problem? Any information along these lines will help. Do you get any error codes?

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Posted 06 June 2011 - 06:47 AM

If the system is frozen you have no choice but to force a reboot. In the future I strongly recommend you look into the use of disk imaging software. System restore is great - when it works. Unfortunately there are far too many instances of it NOT working when most needed.

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