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    System Restore Error.

    Tried to create a System restore point today and received the attached error.
    Help please. Thanks

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    I don't use System Restore, but check Services > Volume Shadow Copy, right click on it and set it to Automatic start.
    Create a fresh drive image before making system changes, in case you need to start over!

    "The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem. Savvy?"—Captain Jack Sparrow "When you're troubleshooting, start with the simple and proceed to the complex."—M.O. Johns "Experience is what you get when you're looking for something else."—Sir Thomas Robert Deware.
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    Still no go.

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    Dave,

    Did you Reboot? Or you can manually start the service.

    See this.

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    I set the Service to automatic and started the service, then rebooted but still not working.
    Thanks.

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    You can try allocating more space to System Restore
    http://www.thewindowsclub.com/system...estore-windows

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    Try enabling and set to automatic the following services:
    Microsoft Software Shadow Copy Provider
    Microsoft Storage Spaces SMP
    as well as Volume Shadow Copy

    Jerry

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    I cannot open System Restore to allocate more space. Evrything is greyed out and i get the
    attached messages.

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    Jerry, I have set the 3 services as shown but still no go.
    Thanks

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    There are a number of the attached in the Event Viewer if it means anything.

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    Open an elevated Command Prompt and type

    chkdsk /r

    and hit Enter. It will tell you that it can't run now, and ask if you want it to run on the next restart. Type

    y

    and hit Enter. Then restart the computer. Chkdsk may take a while to run, but let it run; don't stop it.

    After chkdsk has completed, from an elevated Command Prompt type

    sfc /scannow

    and hit Enter. Let it run to completion. Let us know the results.
    Create a fresh drive image before making system changes, in case you need to start over!

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    Will do.
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    Did the chkdsk /r, after about 14 hours still showing "Scanning and repairing drive (C) 100% complete."
    Rebooted and went to File Explorer, This PC, Right click Drive (C) Properties, Tools, Check. Got the following
    messages:-
    system restore 3.png
    system restore 5.png

    Then ran sfc /scannow, no integrity violations found
    Thanks

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    I assume that you still have your 1803 Upgrade USB thumb drive.

    Try this. Let us know the results.
    Create a fresh drive image before making system changes, in case you need to start over!

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    Hi bbearren, tried that still no go.

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