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system restore problem

  1. #1


    Posts : 41
    Windows 8.1

    system restore problem


    i have windows 8 when trying to use system restore it gets to the screen that says
    system restore is restoring files, but that's as far as it gets, I let it run today for 4 hrs.
    what can i do?

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  2. #2


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Try running

    sfc /scannow

    &

    Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

    in administrator command prompts.

    Reboot after dism & run sfc again.

    They take a while to finish so be patient.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 41
    Windows 8.1


    thank you!
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  4. #4


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by bluzeboy View Post
    thank you!
    You are welcome.

    {If you think I deserve it, a rep would be greatly appreciated.}
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