If Your System Wont Boot If you cant even get into windows, you can boot off the installation dvd, and choose the Repair your computer option on the lower left hand side.
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From within Windows, you can just type restore into the Start menu search box, and youll immediately see System Restore at the top of the start menu: Or you can type rstrui into the search box and hit enter.
You can select Recommended restore, and just click next, or you can choose a different restore point.orcad
Using System Restore in Windows There are two places that you can use the system restore feature from.
To get into Safe mode, you can reboot and use the F8 key right before Windows starts up.
Both products offer a powerful search and compare feature, while containing two different styles of user interfaces to choose from.
Windows 7 and Vista has a feature called System Restore that automatically backs up registry and system files whenever you install new software or drivers.
Click Finish, and Windows will roll back to the previous restore point.
Click one of them, and you will have to confirm and then restart your computer to roll the system back.
It will take a few seconds to come up, and you will see the same screen that you would see in Windows: Click next, and on the next screen select the drive that your copy of Windows 7 or Vista is installed on.
You will immediate see a screen where you can choose to roll back the system to the last restore point.
If you do choose a different restore point, you will see a list of restore points that you can choose from.
If you receive an error while restoring, then use it from safe mode and it should work fine.
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Note: For best results, you should run System Restore from safe mode.
Id absolutely recommend keeping the system restore feature on in Windows 7 or Vista.