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If you get the Error 0X8007007B when trying to enable system restore, do the following:

  1. Click the Start button, right click Computer, and click Properties
  2. In the left-hand column, click System Protection

    fix system restore 01 System Restore Not Working Error 0X8007007B

  3. If prompted by UAC, click Continue
  4. Uncheck (C:) (Missing)

    fix system restore 02 System Restore Not Working Error 0X8007007B

  5. You’ll be asked if you want to turn off protection, click Turn System Protection Off
  6. Press OK

System Restore will work again.

 System Restore Not Working Error 0X8007007B

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    Thanks very much!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    how do I do this if I cannot even get into Windows 7 … at start up I am getting a message that Windows could not load, then I run system restore (a vicious loop) and then this message pops up … can I go into command prompt or do I use safe mode and alter protection properties from there?

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