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Manual Restore windows 7


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mikell808

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Windows 7 system boots to a just a black screen with a stuck mouse. I have tried to run the Startup repair with no success, I have run CHKDSK /r. I would also like to do a restore but the styem can't find the restore points. It says the drive is missing. I have run CHKDSK /r on all 3 drives. I knew how to do a manual restore in XP by copying a set of hive files from a restore point into the system32/config folder. I do not know how to do this in windows 7. Is there a way to do this?
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Ztruker

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Process should be the same. Backup is located here: C:\Windows\System32\config\RegBack

DO you have a Installation DVD or did you make the set of Recovery DVDs? If all else fails, you should be able to restore the system to it's factory installed state using on of them or a partition on the hard drive, usually accessed via a Fn key at boot time (F11 in many cases).
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How to

Just to add these files can’t be copied while windows is running, you can use the windows dvd disk or a live cd\usb

See here how to copy the files

http://www.sevenforu...p-recovery.html
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