System Restore using Windows XP recovery console

Windows XP
Published on 26 Jan 2020 / In Operating Systems & Utilities

This video will show you how to do an system restore even when you are unable to login to the computer using safe mode or other advanced options.

The following commands were used in this video

First cd \ - will navigate to the C: drive
cd system~1\_resto~1

here you might get an Access denied error the following commands were used to over come that error
cd windows\system32\config
ren system system.bak
exit will restart the system

After resolving the Access denied error followed these commands

cd \
cd system~1\_resto~1
dir - will list all the fles
move to wanted restore point
cd rpx\snapshot x=being the correct number
And then copy the followings

copy _registry_machine_system c:\windows\system32\config\system
copy _registry_machine_software c:\windows\system32\config\software
copy _registry_machine_security c:\windows\system32\config\security
copy _registry_machine_sam c:\windows\system32\config\sam
copy _registry_user_.default c:\windows\system32\config\default

Hopefully in a sticky situation this video might enlighten you :)

Watch and let me know where I need to improve.

Best Regards,

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