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Transfer System Restore Point?


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#1 senoj

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Posted 06 January 2012 - 02:45 PM

I installed new software and immediately started getting the Blue Screen of Death. Computer would operate for a minute or three before each crash. I removed all the new software, between crashes, but that didn't help. I tried to use System Restore, but it tells me there are no restore points.

HOWEVER, this problem is occurring on a replacement hard drive. I upgraded from the original drive 2 years ago to a bigger one, via cloning. After being unable to fix my current problem, I swapped the old drive back in and all is well.

My question: Can I somehow create a System Restore Point on the old drive and then transfer that to the new drive? (I am also open to other fixes)

Thanks!

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Posted 06 January 2012 - 03:32 PM

No

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Posted 06 January 2012 - 04:52 PM

System Restore...is a group of file and registry settings...at a govem time.

Since those files/settings will not be on any other hard drive...and are transferable only by cloning the Windows partition/drive...what you have in mind is not possible.

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Edited by hamluis, 06 January 2012 - 04:52 PM.


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Posted 06 January 2012 - 06:29 PM

Darn. Thanks. Any other solutions?

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Posted 06 January 2012 - 06:33 PM

You can boot to your Vista cd and try the startup repair options.

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Posted 07 January 2012 - 05:13 PM

If you are able to access C:\Windows\Minidump and get the crash minidump files, then zip them up and attach the zip file to a reply here, and I will have a look at them to diagnose what might be causing the system to crash.
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