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How to reinstall restore point creator?

  1. #1


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1

    How to reinstall restore point creator?


    Hi,
    I have an Acer Aspire One725 running Windows 8.1.
    I am unable to create any restore point, having tried every suggestion I found on the net.
    How can I reinstall the restore point creator?
    The file "sr.inf" mysteriously disappeared from my system.

    Thanks
    Mjwiech

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  2. #2


    Canada
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    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit
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  3. #3


    Have you tried to run a SFC /Scannow? If that file is missing, it should see that & re-install it.

    Note: Be sure to run this 3 times as SFC doesn't always catch everything on the 1st or 2nd pass.

    SFC /SCANNOW Command - Run in Windows 8

    If your system did not come with a disk, you can d/l & make one using this tutorial:

    Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 ISO - Download or Create
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  4. #4


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1


    @Nucci
    This was the very first thing I did.

    @Borg 386
    The SFC command did not help. I got some messages which I was unable to make use of, like:

    2014-07-03 28:34:50, Info CSI 000004fb Hashes for file member \SystemRoot\WinSxS\amd64_prncacla.inf_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.16384_none_9590ba64d5b91f79\Amd64\CN BJ2530.DPB do not match actual file [l:36{18}]"Amd64\CNBJ2530.DPB" :
    Found: {l:32 b:ql2eCnhp9DzE5Amw+0H0dW1ehKSkB6bFIw++DByYGmg=} Expected: {l:32 b:n520k714Uu3utHa5JGQ6HQYbZphKhlMWq5pEmfnCDuw=}

    Now I am going to get Windows 8 ISO image and see what I can do..

    Thanks to both of you!
    Mjwiech
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  5. #5


    Just curious, have you scanned for malware? Malware can affect access to restore points in some instances.

    Also, someone here got similar messages:

    Windows Update wont download... SFC finds corrupt cant fix
    Last edited by Borg 386; 05 Jul 2014 at 13:51.
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  6. #6


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1


    Hi,
    I am happy to say that Tweaking.com Windows Repair did solve the problem!
    Thanks to everybody.
    MJ Wiechowski
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  7. #7


    Glad you got it sorted.
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