System restore is a utility which allows users to go back to a previous state of the system.
System restore allows you to revert the system back to a previous state.
This feature allows users to roll back to a previous system state.
This feature can be useful when you’ve installed or uninstalled an application which have caused system issues.
System restore utility is very useful in resolving issues which occur after installing applications.
Many users reported that they were unable to use system restore on their Windows computer.
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Open the Task Manager
- Find the process that runs the dll files.
- Right-click on the process and select Go to Details.
- At the bottom of the details pane, you will see files associated with the process.
- Double click on one of the dll files.
- Navigate to the folder where the problematic dll is located.
- Open the folder and locate the problematic dll.
- Right-click on the dll and select Copy.
- Go to the folder where the problematic dll is located.
- Paste the copied dll to the folder.
- Restart your computer and check to see if the issue is resolved.
Stop the System Restore Service
- Open the Task Manager by pressing Ctrl + Shift + Esc keys on your keyboard.
- In the Task Manager window, click on Services tab.
- Locate the System Restore service on the list.
- Right-click on the System Restore service and select Properties.
- Click on the Stop button in the Startup type window.
- Now, click the OK button to save the changes.
Disable System Restore’s Automatic Startup
- Press the Windows key + R hotkey to open Run.
- Type msconfig in Run and click OK to open System Configuration.
- Click the Startup tab, and select Disable all to open a list of startup programs.
- Click each program to disable it.
- Press the Apply and OK buttons to confirm.
- Press the Windows key + S hotkey, and type cmd in the search box that opens.
- Right-click Command prompt from the search results and select Run as administrator to open it with elevated permissions.
- Now type the following command: DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth
- Press the Enter key, and DISM will restart your PC.
- Restore Windows to a previous Restore Point
- Type the following command in Command prompt: sfc /scannow
- Press the Enter key, and SFC will start scanning your PC.
- Wait for the scanning process to complete, and press the Enter key again.
- Now, SFC will check the found restore points, and ask you to select one.
- Select the restore point you want, and press the Enter key.
Select a different restoration point
- Since System Restore works by restoring your system back to a specific point in time, it’s important to keep in mind that you can only restore to a point prior to when you started experiencing this error. This means that if you’re trying to restore your computer to an earlier time, make sure that you’re restoring to a restore point prior to when you started getting this error message.
- Click Next.
- Click Finish