System restore failed

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    remostalin

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    System Restore did not complete successfully..
    “System restore failed to extract the file
    i turned off AVG self protection...but nothing works fine :( pls help

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    remostalin, Nov 18, 2013
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    OH NO!! This is another of my fears, needing to restore the OS at some point and fail, and unable to see how to reinstall because my computer came with no installation disks.

    Probably reinstalling the OS is a solution, but problem is data loss, hence let's wait for an expert advice instead.
     
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    Suggestions. Please do the followings in the order they are listed.......
    1. Go to Safe Mode with Command Prompt.
    2. In safe mode, run a ful

    The Op is referring to system restore, not system recovery.
     
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    Clarification......
    In my last reply, I wrote something with unfinished sentence.
    I meant to delete that part first before making a reply. Apparently it did not work.
    I apologize.

    I was trying to suggest to the OP to go to Safe Mode and run a full virus scan.
    After the scan, run a system restore in safe mode.

    It is a little tricky accessing Safe Mode. MS has decided to hide Safe Mode. No sane man will understand why.
    Safe Mode in Win 8.............
    Restart computer > press and hold Shift+F8 > Recover mode > Selext advanced repair options > click Troubleshoot> click the Advanced options > click Windows Startup Settings > click Restart > now you have Safe Mode options, take your pick.
    http://pureinfotech.com/2012/03/09/how-to-boot-safe-mode-windows-8/
     
    davidhk129, Nov 19, 2013
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    given link isn't work :(
    i restarted then nothing showing safe mode options..it's going to directly windows 8 normal mode !!
     
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    As to "i restarted then nothing showing safe mode options...."
    I don't think you were following the instructions.

    Let me do it this way. Follow the steps below........
    1. Restart computer
    2.quickly press and hold Shift+F8
    ( if you are late doing that, restart computer and repeat step #2 )

    3.
    select Recover mode
    4. select advanced repair options
    5. click Troubleshoot
    6. click the Advanced options

    7. click Windows Startup Settings
    8. click Restart
    9. now you have Safe Mode options, take your pick.

    Does that work for you?
     
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    safe mode option..then? system restore?
     
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    Yes. Do a system restore in safe mode.
    See if you get the same error message or not.
     
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    shift+f8 is not working when restarting :(
     
    remostalin, Nov 20, 2013
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    No offense is intended.
    However, reading your other posts led me to wonder if your win 8 ( or whatever ) is a valid copy.
    If it is not, I can't help you.
    I apologize if my reply has offended you
     
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    The shift+8 doesn't work well for my very valid copy of Windows 8 (came on the computer from bestbuy, with no install disk). How I get to the recovery options is by letting it boot to the login page then you press shift+restart an let go of the shift after it starts to restart. This will take you to the recovery options.
     
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