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Q: System Restore Error (0x80070057)

Anybody got any solutions for this? I've reloaded the software turned off my AV and done the restore from safe mode - without success. This just has to be a software glitch!!

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A:

Hi Squintnose,     
 
Try the below methods and check if this helps.

Methods 1:
Turn off system protection and check if the issue persists.
1. Open the Start Menu, right click on the Computer button and click on Properties.
2. Click on the System Protection link.
3. In the system properties window click on System protection tab.
4. Now select a drive and click on Configure button.
5. Select Turn off system protection and click on OK button.
6. Repeat 4th and 5th step for all the drives and check if the issue persists.
You may turn on system protection after checking.
 
Method 2: Perform SFC scan on your computer

System File Checker (sfc) scan will make Windows replace corrupt or missing system files on your computer.
 
Steps to perform sfc scan:
   1.      Click Start, click All Programs, click Accessories, right-click Command Prompt, and select Run as Administrator.
   2.      Click Continue or supply Administrator credentials if prompted.
   3.      In the Command Prompt window type the following, and press Enter:
   sfc /scannow
   4.      You should see the following on-screen messages:
   Beginning the system scan. This process will take some time.
   Beginning verification phase of system scan.
   Verification % complete.
   5.      Once the scan has completed you will receive an onscreen message resembling one of the following:
…  found no integrity violations
…  found corruption but repaired it
…  found corruption that it could not repair
 
For more information visit website   http://support.microsoft.com/kb/936212

Hope this information is helpful.
 
Umesh P - Microsoft Support

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