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How resolve the error 0x8007007B when I run System Restore in Microsoft Windows Vista? - KB Article - 318347

Error when performing a system restore in Vista.

The error 0x8007007B occurs when the system is set to store restore points to a wrong path or location (Figure 1).

Figure 1 - Error 0x8007007B

Set the proper restore point path in Windows Vista.

To set the proper restore point path in Windows Vista, performing the following steps:

  1. Click the Pearl.
    The Start Menu will appear.
  2. Type sysdm.cpl in the search box and press <Enter>.
    The User Account Control window will prompt for permission to run the program.
  3. Click Continue.
    The System Properties window appears.
  4. Click the System Protection tab.
  5. Under Automatic restore points, uncheck any invalid or duplicate location. (Figure 1)

    Figure 1 - System Properties Window

  6. Click to check the C: drive with the Windows Logo. (Figure 2)

    Figure 2 - Restore Point Drive Selection

  7. Click on Apply and click Ok.

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Article ID: SLN37285

Last Date Modified: 08/17/2010 12:00 AM

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