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System Restore Not Working, Can't install programs

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System retore is not working, so can't use or install several programs. Programs try to make a "restore point" as part of installation and it never completes the restore.




Operating system:Windows 8 (64 bit)

System root: C:\Windows

Available physical memory: 22478 MB

CPU: Intel® Core i7-4770 CPU @ 3.40GHz

Drive Info:

C: 2755.11 GB

E: 0.11 GB

F: 3725.89 GB

G: 3725.89 GB

L: 2794.51 GB

M: 3726.01 GB

Y: 0.48 GB

Internet Explorer: 10.0

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See this tutorial on enabling/disabling automatic system restore point creation in Windows 8:




You also want to make sure it is turned on and has adequate free space for your installations to auto-create new restore points as needed (FYI, mine is turned off):

See attached image




Good luck,




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